CTCDD: APIE Meeting 3-10-15

APIE Meeting 3-10-15


Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities Advocacy, Public Information & Education Committee Minutes

Beth el Temple

2626 Albany Avenue

West Hartford, CT

March 10, 2015


  1. Attendance:  Zuleika Martinez (Chair); John Curtin (Vice-Chair); Tony Orriola (ex-officio); Jackie Jamison; April Burke; Alicia Kucharczyk; Michelle Johnson

  Absent: Brenda Stenglein; Melissa Morton; Robin Wood

  Staff:  Cathy Adamczyk

  1. Call to Order: 

    Committee Chair Zuleika Martinez greeted everyone and called the meeting to order at 12:20 PM. 


  2. Approval of Agenda: 

    A motion was made by Michelle Johnson to approve the Agenda.  Tony Orriola seconded the motion.  The motion carried unanimously.


  3. Approval of Minutes:

    A motion was made by Jackie Jamison to approve the minutes from January 13, 2015.  It was seconded by April Burke. John Curtin abstained, everyone else voted to accept the motion.

  4. Follow-up on Elevator Speech: 
  • Melissa Morton will be asked if she has a copy of the elevator speech that was worked on last year.
  • Everyone will get a copy of the existing DD Council brochure to comment on via e-mail, suggest revisions for a new brochure, and summarize to create the elevator speech.




  1. Next Meeting

    The next meeting will be sometime during the Annual Retreat, which will take place April 7th & April 8th.


  2. Motion to Adjourn:  A motion to adjourn was made by John Curtin.  It was seconded by April Burke. It passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 12:58 PM.












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