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Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council (WRC) Full Council Quarterly Meeting

02/11/2021 09:00 AM - 02 /11/2021 04:00 PM

Virtual Online Meeting, Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Workforce Development
Contact: Patricia Sugden


Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council (WRC)
Full Council Quarterly Meeting

February 11, 2021
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

WebEx Meeting

To join by phone only, call 855-282-6330    access code 145 198 0325



A Statement of Mission

The Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council, working on behalf of Wisconsin residents with disabilities, will review, analyze and advise the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) regarding the performance of its responsibilities in providing quality services to persons with disabilities.


Meeting Agenda

9:00 – 9:15             Roll Call and Introductions

                                Welcome New Members


Future Meeting Dates in 2021

                                Quorum Check

Approval of Minutes – November 2020


9:15 – 9:45              Public Comment


9:45 – 10:30            DVR Administrator Updates

                                Delora Newton, DVR Administrator


10:30 – 10:45          Break


10:45 – 11:30          DVR Administrator Updates - continued


11:30 – 12:15          DVR Existing Business Policy – recommended updates

                                Delora Newton and Sarah Lincoln, DVR Policy Analyst


12:15 – 12:30          Break for individuals to prepare their lunch

Please plan to eat at your workspace as we will continue the meeting over the lunch period


12:30 – 1:00            Overview of WRC Officer Responsibilities and Time Commitments

                                Jacci Borchardt and Patrick Young, WRC Officers


1:00 – 1:15              Discussion of Interest in Leadership Training

                                Jacci Borchardt

1:15 – 1:45              Review of DVR 722 Report on Hearing Appeals for FFY 2020

                                Delora Newton, Jacci Borchardt and Kathleen Enders


1:45 – 2:15              WDA 2 Focus Groups Report and Next Steps

                                Jenna Fogarty, WDA 2 Director and Tamara Sinclair, WDA 2 Counselor


2:15 – 2:30              Break


2:30 – 3:00              Overview of Business Enterprise Program (BEP)

                                Bill Curry, VR Specialist Advanced


3:00 – 3:15              Quarterly CAP Report

                                Deb Henderson-Guenther, CAP Director


3:15 – 3:45              Committee Updates:

                                Executive Committee

                                WIOA Committee

                                Services to Business Committee

                                Council Engagement Committee

                                Annual Report Workgroup


3:45 – 4:00              Review of Open Items and Suggested Discussion Topics

                                for Future Meeting  


4:00                         Adjourn


*Public comment is limited to the time listed on the agenda. Comments can be sent at any time to:

Comments sent to that e-mail box will be read to the full council at the next meeting.


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