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Statutory Council on Blindness Quarterly Meeting

09/13/2019 09:00 AM - 09 /13/2019 03:00 PM

Delta Hotels by Marriott Green Bay, 2750 Ramada Way, Green Bay, WI- 54304


Agency: Department of Health Services
Contact: Ann Sievert

Statutory Council on Blindness 
Quarterly Meeting
Friday, September 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Delta Hotels by Marriott Green Bay
2750 Ramada Way
Green Bay, WI 54304

Conference Call Access Information
USA Toll-Free: 1-877-820-7831
Participant Code: 988055
Draft Agenda
1.	Welcome and Introductions
2.	Review and Approval of Meeting Agenda
3.	Assistive Technology for People with Vision Loss
Presenter: Calvin Richtig, Options for Independent Living
4.	What is The Role of the Rehabilitation Specialist in the Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired?	
Presenter: Kate Connell, Rehabilitation Specialist, Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources
(10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.)
5.	Review and Approve Revised By Laws
6.	Public Comment on Issues Affecting Wisconsin Residents who are Blind and	Visually Impaired
(11:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.)
7.	Discuss Council Vacancies
8.	Long Path Presentation
Presenter: Amber Mullett, Director, Office for the Promotion of Independent Living, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources
9.	Discuss Plans for Council Strategic Planning
10.	Debrief/Identify Action Steps
11.	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: 1-877-820-7831	Passcode: 988055

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.