[nfbmi-talk] Commission Advisory Board Meeting

Larry Posont president.nfb.mi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 23 19:18:33 UTC 2013


National Federation of the Blind of Michigan
20812 Ann Arbor Trail
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127

September 23, 2013

Dear Michigan Federationists:

     This is the most recent and accurate Agenda I have been sent
concerning Thursday’s Commission Advisory Board Meeting. Please ignore
the other Agenda I sent since this was sent later and is accurate.

Sincerely,
Larry Posont
President
 National Federation of the Blind of Michigan
 (313) 271-3058
 Email: president.nfb.mi at gmail.com
 Web page: www.nfbmi.org


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COMMISSION FOR BLIND PERSONS (COMMISSION)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
MPHI - INTERACTIVE LEARNING CENTER
2436 WOODLAKE CIRCLE, SUITE 380
OKEMOS, MI 48864-6002
(517) 324-8326
9:00 A.M. – 3:00 P.M.

MEETING AGENDA


(General Directions from I-96 - Head north on Okemos Road, turn left
at The Woodlands by Applebee's and continue down Woodlake Drive to
2436 Woodlake Circle.  Buildings are all on the right side of Woodlake
Circle.)


Live audio streaming of the meeting will be available online at the
Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (Bureau) web site at
www.michigan.gov/bsbp.


Participants:

Commission: 	Lylas G. Mogk, Chair		Josie Barnes-Parker
			LeeAnn Buckingham		Joseph E. Sibley	
			Marianne Dunn			Michael J. Hudson
Gary Gaynor 				
		
Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (Bureau):
		Edward F. Rodgers II, Director
		Mike Pemble, Deputy Director and
Administrative Services Manager
		Leamon Jones, Consumer Services Director
		Lisa Kisiel, Training Center Director
		Constance Zanger, Business Enterprise Program Manager



I.	Call to Order, Welcome, 		
Announcements, Introductions
All				9:00-9:15


II.	MCB Mission Statement
Approval of May 16 & July 18 meeting transcript 		
L. Mogk 		9:15-9:20

III.	Subcommittee Updates					9:20-9:50
	
A.	Training Center Subcommittee Update:
M. Hudson		9:20-9:30
M. Dunn

B.	BEP Subcommittee Update:
L. Buckingham	9:30-9:40
J. Sibley			

C.	Consumer Services Subcommittee Update:
G. Gaynor 		9:40-9:50
J. Barnes-Parker		
					
IV.	Follow-Up on questions from September 26;
new questions for Director Rodgers and
Deputy Director Mike Pemble
							All			9:50-10:30

BREAK									10:30-10:45


V.	Director of Employment Advocacy Services – MI Protection and
Advocacy Service, Inc.
Brian T. Sabourin	10:45-11:30

VI.	Disability Advocates of Kent County (Centers
for Independent Living)
Dave Bulkowski		11:30-12:15

VII.	Public Comment							12:15-12:30

LUNCH									12:30-1:15


VIII.	Parent of Transitional Student, Western Michigan
Amy Welscott		1:15-1:45

IX.	Parent of Transitional Student, Detroit
Jennifer Stahl		1:45-2:15

X.	Commissioners’ Discussion/Questions	
						All			2:15-2:45

XI.	Public Comment							2:45-3:00

XII.	Future Meeting Dates: December 5, 2013
						February 6, 2014

XIII.	Adjournment				L. Mogk		3:00-3:05





*NOTE: Public comment may be submitted in written form until 5:00 p.m.
September 30, 2013 via email to bsbppubliccomments at gmail.com included
in whole as an addendum to the meeting minutes.  Emails received
outside of this time frame are not considered part of Public Comment.
The Commissioners can be reached at bsbpcommissioners at michigan.gov.
This is an email box that all Commissioners have access to.



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