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Meeting Notice & Agenda: Employment & Economic Opportunity for People with Disabilities

 
EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES
Meeting
November 19, 2015
10:00 A.M.- 1:00 P.M.
 
CHICAGO                                                                   SPRINGFIELD
100 W Randolph Conf. Rm(5-300)                             Harris Bldg, ,              
Murdock RM                                                                100 S. Grand Avenue East
DRS Offices                                                                2nd floor - MIS 2B Video        
Chicago, Illinois
                                                           
Call In #:  1-888-494-4032  & access code: 9935125350#
 
AGENDA
 
1.     Call to Order
 
2.     Quorum Established
 
3.     Introductions
 
4.     Chairpersons Comments/Updates – Robin Jones, Co-Chair
·        Announcement of new Co-Chairperson – Niketa Brar, Post-Secondary Projects Manager, Office of the Illinois Secretary of Education
·        Report of Activities
o   Provider Workgroup Update
o   Task Force Membership Update
o   Task Force Strategic Planning Session – Proposed Date:  February 17, 2016 9am-2pm
 
5.     Update re:  Office Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Employment First Core State and Vision Quest projects – Sarah Myerscough-Mueller, DHS
6.     Update:  DCEO Disability Initiatives – Matt Hillen, DCEO
7.     Update:  WIOA Implementation – Doug Morton, DRS and Matt Hillen, DCEO
8.     SAMSA Grant Update:   Katherine Burson, DMH
9.     Review of draft Strategic Plans from Employment First Related Work Groups (will be disseminated to Task Force Members in advance)
·        Workforce - Barry Taylor/Greg Fenton
·        Transition - Phil Milsk/David Andel
 
10.  Legislative Committee Update – Phil Milsk
 
11.  Other Agency Updates re: Employment First related activities
 
12.  IDES Update/Administrative issues – Crystal Caison, IDES
 
13.  New Business – (Please submit to me before the meeting)
 
Meeting dates for 2015-2016
November 19, 2015 – 10:00am-1:00pm (5th Floor, Murdock Conf. Rm(5-300))
February 17, 2016 - 9:00am-2:00pm (5th Floor, Murdock Conf. Rm(500)) (Proposed Strategic Planning Session) *Change of date from originally scheduled February 18th
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).