[Nfbc-info] Blind Advisory Committee Recruitment

Cervenka, Stacy@DOR Stacy.Cervenka at dor.ca.gov
Tue Mar 10 17:12:44 UTC 2015

The California Department of Rehabilitation's Blind Advisory Committee
(BAC) is seeking to fill a vacancy on the Committee for a current DOR
consumer. This includes consumers of Blind Field Services, the
Orientation Center for the Blind, or Older Individuals who are Blind.
The deadline for application is March 31. I'm unsure if NFB listservs
support attachments, so please contact me at stacy.cervenka at dor.ca.gov
or visit BAC's website at
http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov/boards-and-committees/BAC to download an
application. (The application is half way down the page under "Would You
Like To Serve?") 

I encourage you to take advantage of this great opportunity to impact
services being received by other blind DOR consumers!


Blind Advisory Committee

Advancing Employment, Economic Opportunities, and Access
for Blind or Visually Impaired Californians

The Department of Rehabilitation is seeking nominations to serve on the
Blind Advisory Committee.

About the Blind Advisory Committee:

The Blind Advisory Committee (BAC) is established pursuant to Section
19098.5 of the Welfare and Institutions Code.

The BAC provides advice to the Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) on
means to increase competitive employment, enlarge economic
opportunities, enhance independence and self-sufficiency, and in methods
of improving services for persons who are blind or visually impaired. 

The committee develops, in conjunction with stakeholders, an annual work
plan to identify and address areas for improvement in services provided
by the division to persons who are blind and visually impaired.


The BAC shall consist of no more than thirteen members who represent the
wide and diverse interests of blind and visually impaired rehabilitation
consumer constituencies.  The majority of the members shall be blind or
visually impaired.  Members of the committee who are not blind or
visually impaired shall have experience in services to the blind.  

Would you like to serve?
The DOR Director-appointed BAC consists of a diverse membership
interested in, and representative of, Californians who are blind or
visually impaired.  The DOR Director appoints representatives of
specified entities to a four-year term.

* All qualified applicants are urged to apply.  If interested, please
see instructions below and the attached application or contact Stacy
Cervenka at (916) 558-5380 or stacy.cervenka at dor.ca.gov.

There is currently one (1) BAC Member vacancy.  This recruitment is for
membership representation of the following category:

*	Current DOR Consumer

How to apply for appointment by the DOR Director to serve on the BAC

1.	Complete the application and provide your resume.

	2.	E-mail the application and your resume to Stacy Cervenka
at stacy.cervenka at dor.ca.gov.

	3.	Send your signed application and resume to:
		Department of Rehabilitation
		Attn: BAC, Stacy Cervenka
		721 Capitol Mall 
		Fourth Floor
		Sacramento, CA 95814

All applications should be received no later than Friday, March 31,

Questions?  Please call Stacy Cervenka at 916-558-5380 or email
stacy.cervenka at dor.ca.gov.

Stacy Cervenka, MRC
Advisory Committee Analyst
California Department of Rehabilitation
721 Capitol Mall
4th Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 558-5380
Email: stacy.cervenka at dor.ca.gov

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