[nfbmi-talk] Announce-Executive Director, New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Vision-Impaired

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Wed Sep 25 15:39:27 UTC 2013


It was from Dan and the following reference from the RS Act that DTMB (first 
execcutive order) could not be the State Licensing Agency for it was not a 
VR agency.....

(e) In any State having an approved plan for vocational rehabilitation 
pursuant to the Vocational Rehabilitation Act or the Rehabilitation Act of 
1973 (Public
Law 93-112), the State licensing agency designated under paragraph (5) of 
subsection (a) of this section shall be the State agency designated under 
section
101(a)(1)(A) of such Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

SEC. 3. A State agency for the blind or other State agency desiring to be 
designated as the licensing agency shall, with the approval of the chief 
executive
of the State, make application to the Secretary and agree--

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Christine Boone" <christineboone2 at gmail.com>
To: "NFB of Michigan Internet Mailing List" <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: [nfbmi-talk] Announce-Executive Director,New Jersey Commission 
for the Blind and Vision-Impaired


> This is wonderful news for folks in New Jersey.  I know that Dan Frye will 
> do a fantastic job directing the NJ Commission for the Blind.  He has 
> soldiered through at RSA for a long time now, and attempted as vigorously 
> as he could to educate the good folks at Michigan's BSBP about how to run 
> a proper Business Enterprise program.  Sadly that lesson did not take; and 
> Dan was prevented from continuing to insist upon strict adherence to the 
> law.  And so we find ourselves caught in a quagmire, with no one in a 
> position of authority having the slightest idea of what to do about it. 
> Meanwhile, those of us who actually have experience running a creditable, 
> honorable, upright BEP, treating blind operators of concessions, 
> cafeterias, cafe's and gift shops with the respect, dignity and fairness 
> that they deserve, can only watch in stunned horror as the scene grows 
> ever bleaker; fraught with wrong-doing, illegality and corruption.
>
> We look to New Jersey with hope for a brighter future than we Michiganders 
> can anticipate, and we join them in celebrating this appointment of a 
> highly qualified candidate to serve as chief of the agency serving blind 
> people in the Garden State!
>
> Congratulations to my friend Dan Frye!
>
> Christine
>
> On Sep 25, 2013, at 9:40 AM, joe harcz Comcast <joeharcz at comcast.net> 
> wrote:
>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Carl Jarvis" <carjar82 at gmail.com>
>> To: <blind-democracy at octothorp.org>
>> Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 9:32 AM
>> Subject: Announce-Executive Director, New Jersey Commission for the Blind 
>> and Vision-Impaired
>>
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>> Congratulations to a very dear friend of mine.  I'm mostly pleased to 
>>> see
>>> that Dan got out of RSA pretty much in one piece.
>>> In our long friendship, Dan has always been open and honest, and carried 
>>> his
>>> concerns for the well being of blind people foremost in his labors.
>>> Good success, my friend.
>>> Carl Jarvis
>>>
>>>
>>> From: Kathy Beachem
>>> Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 1:41 PM
>>> To: Marcus Stabile; Frank Scheick; John Walsh; Lorri Ghio
>>> Cc: Nicole Brossoie
>>> Subject: CBVI Executive Director
>>> Dear CBVI staff:
>>> I am pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Frye as the
>>> new Executive Director of DHS' Commission for the Blind and
>>> Visually Impaired (CBVI)..  He will start on October 21, 2013.
>>> Daniel will fill the vacancy created by Vito DeSantis' retirement
>>> last June.
>>> Daniel comes to us from Maryland, where he served as a management
>>> and program specialist with the Rehabilitation Services
>>> Administration with the US Department of Education.  There, he
>>> was responsible for the national administration of the Federal
>>> Randolph-Sheppard program and the Helen Keller National Center
>>> for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults.
>>> Prior to his employment with the US Department of Education,
>>> Daniel served in successive management positions on the national
>>> staff of the National Federation of the Blind and as national
>>> advocate for the Association of Blind Citizens of New Zealand.
>>> Daniel earned his Juris Doctorate at the University of
>>> Washington, School of Law and his Bachelor of Arts degree at
>>> Erskine College in South Carolina.  He is a certified mediator
>>> and has authored several publications and articles.
>>> Kathy Beachem
>>> Office of the Commissioner
>>> Department of Human Services
>>> (609) 292-6232
>>>
>>>
>>> _______________________________________________
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>>> Blind-Democracy at octothorp.org
>>> http://www.octothorp.org/mailman/listinfo/blind-democracy
>>
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