CTCDD: APIE Meeting 5-12-15

APIE Meeting 5-12-15


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

Beth el Temple

2626 Albany Avenue

West Hartford, CT

May 12, 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; Robin Wood

  Staff:  Cathy Adamczyk

  1. Call to Order: 

    Committee Chair Zuleika Martinez greeted everyone and called the meeting to order at 12:35 PM. 


  2. Approval of Agenda: 

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


  3. Approval of Minutes:

    A motion was made by Jackie Jamison to approve the minutes from April 8, 2015.  It was seconded by April Burke. The motion carried unanimously.


  4. Follow-up on Brochure:

    The Committee reviewed the updates and changes to the brochure suggested by Alicia.  Alicia made a motion to use the modified brochure for the Council instead of the outdated one, including recommended changes by committee members.  The motion was seconded by Tony.  The motion carried unanimously. 


    It was determined that the brochure must be looked at and updated regularly as needed.  Alicia recommended that this committee recommend to the Council that the logo be changed.


  5. Follow-up on Elevator Speech: 

    Since the brochure is updated, the committee feels there is no reason to work on an elevator speech.


  6. Next Meeting

    The next meeting will be the next Council meeting, or as determined by the Chairs.


  7. Motion to Adjourn:  A motion to adjourn was made by Tony.  It was seconded by April Burke. It passed unanimously. The meeting was adjourned at 1:08 PM.













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