CT Council on Developmental
February 24, 2016
Office of Protection and Advocacy
60-B Weston Street, Hartford
Jamison, Michelle Johnson, Ada Suarez
Council Staff: Molly
committee convened at 9:40 AM.
Jamison reviewed the questions with the committee and made the following
revisions to the interview questions:
11 was eliminated. The committee decided
to use Google search for any candidates that are unknown to the Council
members, but felt that this question was no longer needed.
1 was revised to include “What do you know about the Council’s work”.
5 was revised by adding “Do you have any connection or membership with other
groups, not necessarily disability groups?”
Committee interviewed Ellen Gregory. Ms.
Gregory is a self-advocate, retired from The Hartford, who is interested in
supporting the work of the Council and learning more about disability
4. VOTE: Following the interview Jackie Jamison moved
to approve Ellen Gregory’s application and to forward that application to the
Governor for appointment. Michelle Johnson
seconded the motion and it was approved unanimously.
Committee reviewed pending vacancies for the Council. There is one current vacancy for a
self-advocate and there will be two more vacancies in September when Michelle
Johnson and John Curtin finish their second terms on the Council. There are also a number of folks who are
completing their first terms and need to be re-appointed. Molly will send the application to the
committee members. We are encouraging
applications from underserved populations in order to increase the diversity of
6. Adjourn: The meeting adjourned at 10:40.