CTCDD: APIE Minutes 1-10-17

APIE Minutes 1-10-17


Advocacy, Public Information and Education (APIE) Committee Meeting

MINUTES

Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities Minutes

January 10, 2017

Beth El Temple

2626 Albany Avenue

West Hartford, CT

 

 

Members Present:  Chris Blake, Chair; April Burke, Vice Chair; James Hexter; Brenda Stenglein; Michael Scanlon and Rosa Serrano (meeting assistant)

 

Absent: Jacquelyn Jamison, Ellyn Little

 

Staff Present:  Melissa Marshall

 

1. Approval of Agenda:  The meeting was called to order at 12:38 PM. Chris Blake, Chair, moved to approve the agenda for the APIE Committee meeting.  April Burke, Vice Chair, seconded the motion.  The agenda was approved unanimously.


2. Approval of Minutes: The meeting was called to order at 12:38 PM. Chris Blake, Chair, moved to approve the agenda for the APIE Committee meeting.  April Burke, Vice-Chair, seconded the motion.  The minutes were approved unanimously.

3. Call with Shelagh McClure and Melissa Marshall: Chris Blake reported on a call that and April Burke had with Shelagh McClure, Council Chair and Melissa Marshall, Council Director. During the call it was agreed that the Committee would simplify its work plan so that it could stay focused and accomplished all that it set out to do.

4. Message about the Council:  The group decided that in light of the CPTV Initiative that it would focus on developing and distributing a short statement about the mission of the Council. An initial draft was developed by the group stating that “the CT Council on Developmental Disabilities promotes the full inclusion of all people in society through self-advocacy, systems and policy change”.

 
5. Phone Meeting:  April Burke moved and Chris Blake seconded that the entire group would meet via conference call on February 14th at 3PM to further revise the statement and to plan the next meeting.
 
6. Adjourn:  Chris Blake, Chair, made a motion to adjourn.  Michael Scanlon seconded the motion. The meeting was adjourned at 12:55 PM.


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