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Statutory Council on Blindness Quarterly Meeting

02/09/2023 03:00 PM - 02 /09/2023 03:00 PM

Via Zoom: Conference Call Access Information: USA Toll-Free: 1 669 254 5252 Meeting ID: 160 478 7647, N/A, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Ann Sievert

Statutory Council on Blindness
Quarterly Meeting

Thursday, February 9th, 2023

9:00AM to 3:00PM

Via Zoom:

Conference Call Access Information:
USA Toll-Free: 1 669 254 5252 
Meeting ID: 160 478 7647


Draft Agenda

9:00AM        Council Welcome and Introductions

9:10AM        Review and Approve February 9th, 2023, Quarterly Meeting Agenda

9:15AM        Review and Approve November 10th, 2022, Quarterly Meeting Minutes

9:20AM        Public Comment on Issues Affecting Wisconsin Residents who are Blind and

               Visually Impaired

9:30AM        Population Data & Demographics Presentation

9:45AM        Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey (BRFSS) Presentation

10:15AM      Wisconsin Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness Presentation


10:45AM   State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL) Presentation

11:30AM      Lunch

12:15PM      Aging Plan Presentation

1:00PM        Community Engagement & Advocacy Presentation

1:45PM        Discuss Council Next Steps and Action Items

3:00PM        Adjourn


The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the governmental business outlined in the above agenda. The Statutory Council on Blindness is a nine-member statutory body, which is appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Health Services. The purpose of the Council is to make recommendations to DHS and other state agencies on services, activities, programs, investigations, and research that affect Wisconsin residents who are blind and visually impaired. For more information on the Council or how to apply to become a member, contact the Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired at 888-879-0017 or

The Committee is administratively attached to the Department of Health Services. If you need an interpreter, alternate formats, or other accommodations to participate, please contact Ann Sievert at 608-266-3147 or

Conference Call Number: 1 669 254 5252   Meeting ID: 160 478 7647 

Americans with Disabilities Act Statement

Reasonable accommodations, including the provision of informational material in an alternative format, will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. This agency, to the maximum extent possible, holds all meetings in facilities that are physically accessible to persons with disabilities.  For questions about accessibility, contact the meeting's sponsoring division.