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Workforce Development Board Services to Individuals with Disabilities Committee

SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES COMMITTEE DUTIES

The Services to Individuals with Disability Committee is a responsible for advising the WDB on matters related to accessibility and the provision of disability services to One-Stop customers with disabilities. The Services to Individuals with Disabilities Committee shall also provide policy guidance as it relates to services to individuals with disabilities.

The Committee:

  • Advocates for customers
  • Raises awareness of disability as a civil rights and diversity issue
  • Promotes collaboration between service providers
  • Responsible to ensure that training for staff on providing supports for or accommodations to, finding employment opportunities for, individuals with disabilities
  • Seeks ways to increase competitive integrated employment opportunities

Members of the committee shall include:

  • WDB members
  • Self-advocates for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Providers of employment services, including those who employ individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities in competitive integrated employment
  • Representatives of national disability advocacy organizations for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Experts with a background in academia or research and expertise in employment and wage policy issues for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities
  • Representatives from the employer community or national employer, and
  • Other individuals or representatives of organizations with expertise on increasing opportunities for competitive integrated employment for individuals with disabilities

Minimum Meeting Requirements:

  • Bi-monthly


COMMITTEE MEMBERS

  • Andrew Tunison - Chair 
  • David Barr
  • James Beaumont
  • Carolyn Boone
  • Bruce Flaherty
  • Jan Lynch
  • Briggs Seekins
  • Jennifer Slade
  • Cassidy Stanley