Wisconsin Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Quarterly Meeting Friday, December 14, 2018 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. Department of Health Services 1 West Wilson Street, Room 751 Madison, WI 53703 Remote Video Access Information: https://livestream.com/DHSWebcast/events/7040238 DRAFT AGENDA 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. Review and Approve Meeting Agenda 3. Review and Approve October Meeting Minutes 4. Community Updates from Council Members 5. Update on the Mental Health Bill 6. Update on the Interpreter License Bill 7. Discussion on the Disaster Response Interpreting Program and Overall Emergency Response Protocols Claudine McCarthy, Health Emergency Response and Planning Unit Supervisor, Office of Preparedness and Emergency Health Care, Department of Health Services Carly Bieri, Sign Language Interpreter, Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Department of Health Services 8. Public Comments on Issues Affecting the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing 9. Update from the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Hollie Barnes Spink, Director, Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Department of Health Services 10. Review and Update Council Strategic Goals 2017-18 11. Create Action Plan for Strategic Goals 2019-20 12. Create/Revise Council Orientation Manual 13. Discuss 2019 Speakers and Training Sessions 14. Adjourn The purpose of this meeting is to conduct the governmental business outlined in the above agenda. The Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is appointed by the Governor to advise him, the Department of Health Services and the Office for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing about issues and concerns affecting over 500,000 people in Wisconsin who are deaf, hard of hearing and/or deaf-blind. The Council is administratively attached to the Department of Health Services. If you need an interpreter, alternate formats, or other accommodations to participate, please contact Hollie Barnes Spink at 608-247-5343 (vp) or Hollie.BarnesSpink@dhs.wisconsin.gov.
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