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Wisconsin Rehabilitation Council (WRC) - Full Council Meeting

11/09/2023 09:00 AM - 11 /09/2023 02:30 PM

WebEx Meeting, Madison, WI- 53703


Agency: Department of Workforce Development
Contact: Kaylyn Schoone

WebEx Virtual Meeting:


To join by phone only, call 855-282-6330      access code 2660 182 0905


Meeting Agenda


9:00 – 9:15    
- Roll Call and Introductions
- Announcements
- Quorum Check
- Approval of Minutes – August 2023

9:15 – 9:45    Committee Updates and Committee Member Approvals:
•    Council Engagement Committee
•    Performance Measures and Quality Assurance Committee
•    Policy Review and Administration Committee
•    Services to Business Committee
•    Executive Committee


9:45 – 10:00 Committee Chair Vacancy Discussion
•    Council Engagement Committee
•    Policy Review and Administration Committee


10:00 – 10:30 CAP Report Jen Espinoza Forlenza, Disability Rights Wisconsin


10:30 – 10:45 Break


10:45 – 11:00 Self-Employment Toolkit Update Sarah Kuehn, DVR Program and Policy Analyst


11:00 – 12:00 DVR Administrative Update Delora Newton, DVR Administrator    


12:00 – 12:30 Lunch Break


12:30 – 12:45 Public Comment


12:45 – 1:45 Overview of DVR Supported Employment and Customized Employment Services Tania Hanford, DVR Program and Policy Analyst


1:45 – 2:15    WisTech Program Overview Laura Plummer, DHS Assistive Technology Program Coordinator
2:15 – 2:30    Review Action Items and Identify Future Agenda Topics     


2:30 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 unless a specific subcommittee is listed. If a specific subcommittee is listed, comments will be sent directly to them and reviewed at their next committee meeting.



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.


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