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Employment and Economic Opportunity for People with Disabilites - Meeting Agenda

June 29, 2016
10:00 A.M.- 12:30 P.M.
100 W Randolph Conf. Rm Murdock RM
DRS Offices
Chicago, Illinois
SPRINGFIELD (5-300) Harris I
100 S Grand Ave East
MIS 2A Conference Room
(Escort Needed. Call Joan Davis at 217-558-0419 for escort to the room when you arrive)
Call In #: 641-715-3580 (Access Code: 494-135)
1. Call to Order
2. Quorum Established
3. Introductions
4. Approval of Meeting Minutes
5. Chairpersons Comments/Updates – Robin Jones and Niketa Brar Co-Chairpersons
6. Update re: Office Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Employment First Core State and Vision Quest projects – Lore Baker, DHS
7. Strategic Plans from Employment First Related Work Groups
• Provider – Kathy Carmody/Lore Baker
• Workforce - Barry Taylor/Doug Morton
• Transition – Phil Milsk/David Andel
• Employer -
8. Update: DCEO Disability Initiatives – Matt Hillen, DCEO
9. Update: WIOA Implementation – Doug Morton, DRS and Matt Hillen, DCEO
10. SAMSA Grant Update: Katherine Burson, DMH
11. Legislative Committee Update: Phil Milsk
12. Other Agency Updates re: Employment First related activities13. IDES Update/Administrative issues – Anna D’Ascenzo, IDES
14. New Business – (Please submit to me before the meeting)
• Set date for September meeting. Originally proposed date of September 14, 2016 has numerous identified conflicts by members.
15. Adjourn
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).