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Wisconsin Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Quarterly Meeting

03/15/2019 10:00 AM - 03 /15/2019 04:00 PM

Department of Health Services, 1 West Wilson Street, Conference Room 751, Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Hollie Barnes Spink

Wisconsin Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Quarterly Meeting
Friday, March 15, 2019
10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson Street, Room 751
Madison, Wi 53703

Remote Video Access Information: 

1.	Welcome and Introductions	
2.	Call the Meeting to Order	
3.	Review and Approve Meeting Agenda	
4.	Review and Approve December Meeting Minutes	
5.	Community Updates from Council Members	
6.	Update on the Mental Health Bill 	
7.	Update on the Interpreter Licensure Bill	
8.	Update on T-coil/Loop Bill	
9.	Public Comment on Issues Affecting the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, or Hard of Hearing	(11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)
10.	Presentation on the State Health Assessment and Community Conversation (Open for Public Comment) 	Division of Public Health Staff Person
11.	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
12.	Review and Update Council Strategic Goals 2019-20 Including Recruitment Plan for Vacant Council Seats	
13.	Create Action Plan for Strategic Goals 2019-20	
14.	Discuss 2019 Speakers and Training Sessions 	
15.	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

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.