ADAPT’s Dahlian Porter Joins CP State Board

CP State is excited to announce the addition of Dahlian Porter to its Board of Directors.

Porter, Chief Program Officer at ADAPT Community Network, has worked in the Intellectual Developmental Disabilities field for 26 years. His first job in the field was a Direct Care Worker. Porter joined ADAPT 19 years ago. During his tenure at the agency, he has held several key positions as a member of the senior management and executive leadership team.

“Dahlian’s experience rising through the ranks of the disability field will be a great asset to the CP State Board,” said President and CEO Mike Alvaro. “His perspective on the issues facing the field today will be invaluable as we continue to seek sustainability for providers.”

As part of his advocacy efforts in 2019, Porter joined the Executive Board of the InterAgency Council of Developmental Disabilities Agencies, INC. IAC serves over 150 Agency Members and provide services to children and adults in NY State. In addition, Porter sits on several CP State committees.

He received his Bachelor’s from Dowling College and is a graduate of the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities.