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Employment and Economic Opportunity for People with Disabilities





September 1, 2015

10:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.

(may end earlier, depending on discussions)

100 W Randolph
5th Floor, Murdock Conf. Rm (5-300)
DRS Offices
Chicago, Illinois

No location- will need to connect by phone

Call In #: 1-888-494-4032 & access code: 9935125350#


1. Call to Order

2. Quorum Established

3. Introductions

4. Chairpersons Comments/Updates – Robin Jones, Co-Chair

• Strategic Plan Progress Update and Executive Order

• Report of Activities

5. Updates from Employment First Related Work Groups- Barry Taylor/Greg Fenton, Crystal Caison/Anne Edwards, Theresa Garate, Phil Milsk/David Andel

6. Office Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Employment First Core State and Vision Quest Selection – Sarah Myerscough-Mueller, DHS

7. Old Business –

• DCEO Update re: Disability Initiatives – Matt Hillen, DCEO

8. Legislative Committee Update – Phil Milsk

9. Other Agency Updates re: Employment First related activities (DRS, DD, HFS, etc.)

10. IDES Update/Administrative issues – Crystal Caison, IDES

11. New Business – (Please submit to me before the meeting)

• Establish meeting dates for 2015-2016

November 19, 2015 – 10:00am-1:00pm (5th Floor, Murdock Conf. Rm(5-300))
February 18, 2016 - 10:00am-1:00pm (5th Floor, Murdock Conf. Rm(500)) May 12, 2016 - 10:00am-1:00pm (5th Floor, Murdock Conf. Rm(5-300))

This agenda conforms to the requirements of Section 2.02 of the Illinois Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/02).

Any individual planning to attend who will need an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act should notify Caroline Alamillo at (312) 793-9290 or (888) 340-1007 (TTY/NextTalk).

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