[nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010 Board Resolution Suggestion for discussion

Tonya Smith tonyasmith75 at live.com
Thu Dec 16 16:10:37 CST 2010


Cool. So what kind of advocate are you? 'Cause I may need your help, a friend of mine in Oklahoma. He can't get food stamps (??) and I was wondering if you could help him out

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> From: joe harcz Comcast <joeharcz at comcast.net> 
> Sent: December 16, 2010 4:46:25 PM
> To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010 Board Resolution Suggestion for discussion
> 
> No, I'm just an advocate. And best of Holidays to you too.
> 
> Joe
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Tonya Smith" <tonyasmith75 at live.com>
> To: "NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 3:36 PM
> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16,2010 Board Resolution 
> Suggestion for discussion
> 
> 
> > Hi, Joe. This is Tanya. My goodness I saw you full of information, stories 
> > information and everything. Are you like this secretary of the NFE, I mean 
> > I'm just curious. Wanting to wish you a Merry Christmas and hope you've 
> > done all your Christmas shopping I know I have.
> >
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> >> Original Message:
> >> ---------------------------------
> >>
> >> From: joe harcz Comcast <joeharcz at comcast.net>
> >> Sent: December 16, 2010 2:31:54 PM
> >> To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> >> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010 Board Resolution 
> >> Suggestion for discussion
> >>
> >> I love it but you knew I would...Smiles...
> >>
> >> Joe
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: "Fred Wurtzel" <f.wurtzel at att.net>
> >> To: "'Marcus Simmons'" <Marcus.Simmons at interbizusa.com>; "'NFB of 
> >> Michigan
> >> Internet Mailing List'" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> >> Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 2:18 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16,2010 Board Resolution
> >> Suggestion for discussion
> >>
> >>
> >> >                Hello, attached and included below is a draft of a board
> >> > resolution suggestion.  The resolution is pretty self-explanatory, but 
> >> > a
> >> > digest version is to have the Commission's Committees and Design teams 
> >> > to
> >> > meet on weekends to improve consumer access and free up work time for
> >> > tasks
> >> > like case management, finding jobs and returning phone calls.What do 
> >> > you
> >> > all
> >> > think?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Warmest Regards,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Fred
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Board Resolution
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS:     mcb has many committees or design teams which meet
> >> > periodically
> >> > to advise the administration on various policy issues; and,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS      These committees include a significant number of staff 
> >> > from
> >> > all
> >> > levels within the agency; and,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS:     It is desirable to have input from all areas of staff in
> >> > policy
> >> > matters; and,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS:     Various indicators as reviewed in the RSA monitoring 
> >> > report,
> >> > including competitive closures, incomplete or out-of-date data in 
> >> > System
> >> > and
> >> > a number of other serious items, such as returning client phone calls,
> >> > that
> >> > need staff attention; and,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS:     It is clear that more time needs to be devoted to core MCB
> >> > work
> >> > activities; and,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS:     Design team and similar advisory activities could be moved
> >> > out
> >> > of the standard work day and efficiently conducted on weekends; and,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS:     Such a change would level the playing field for consumers 
> >> > by
> >> > allowing working consumers to more easily participate; and,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > WHEREAS:     Such a change would be a win/win by freeing up more work 
> >> > time
> >> > for basic core tasks and would improve accessibility for working
> >> > consumers.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > .         THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the board of the National 
> >> > Federation
> >> > of the Blind of Michigan on this blank day of blank that this 
> >> > organization
> >> > call upon the Board of the Michigan Commission for the Blind and the
> >> > Director to begin to hold all optional advisory internal advisory 
> >> > policy
> >> > related committees such as the Services Delivery Design Team, The 
> >> > Planning
> >> > and Quality Team, the Communications Design Team, etc On weekends in
> >> > places
> >> > convenient to staff and consumers.
> >> >
> >> > BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this organization suggest that no comp 
> >> > time
> >> > nor
> >> > overtime be allowed for such meeting attendance in order to truly level
> >> > the
> >> > playing field for consumers and staff and fully utilize the time for
> >> > additional client and other core MCB business.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > From: nfbmi-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org 
> >> > [mailto:nfbmi-talk-bounces at nfbnet.org]
> >> > On Behalf Of Marcus Simmons
> >> > Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 10:17 AM
> >> > To: NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List
> >> > Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Please add update on the lawsuit against the MCB commission board.
> >> > ----- Original Message -----
> >> > From: "Larry Posont" <president.nfb.mi at gmail.com>
> >> > To: "NFBofMichigan List" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
> >> > Sent: Thursday, December 16, 2010 9:32 AM
> >> > Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Agenda, December 16, 2010
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >> Agenda, December 16, 2010 8:30 P.M
> >> >>
> >> >> Call 605-475-4333 902855 pound .
> >> >>
> >> >> Quorum
> >> >>
> >> >> Secretary's Report. Terri Wilcox
> >> >>
> >> >> Treasurer's Report,Mary Wurtzel.
> >> >>
> >> >> Introduction of participating Members
> >> >>
> >> >> President's Report. Larry Posont.
> >> >>
> >> >> Washington Seminar, J.J. Meddaugh
> >> >>
> >> >> Training of Staff.
> >> >>
> >> >> Summer 2011 National Convention Transportation
> >> >>
> >> >> Quarterly Board Meeting Update
> >> >>
> >> >> Discussion of December 10 Commission Board Meeting.
> >> >>
> >> >> Appointments to the Commission Board
> >> >>
> >> >> Nature's Finest Bounty Report
> >> >>
> >> >> Web Page
> >> >>
> >> >> Monitoring Report?
> >> >>
> >> >> New Business
> >> >>
> >> >> Old Business
> >> >>
> >> >>
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