CTCDD: APIE/LPP Minutes 3-8-16

APIE/LPP Minutes 3-8-16

Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities

Advocacy, Public Information and Education/ Legislation Policy and Planning Committee


March 8, 2016

Temple Beth El, West Hartford

1:30 AM to 2:30 PM


Presiding:  Chris Blake, Chair; April Burke, Vice Chair

Recorder of Minutes:  Donna Devin (Staff)

Members Present:  Michelle Chase, John Curtin, Jacqueline Jamison, Michelle Johnson, Joyce Lewis, Shelagh McClure, Council Chair, Margaret McDermott, Antonio Orriola, Brenda Stenglein, Kathy Wolkner

Members Absent:  Michelle Duprey, Ada Suarez, Robin Wood

Staff:   Cathy Adamczyk

Guest: Ellen Gregory


1.Call to Order:  April Burke, called the meeting to order at 1:35 PM.


2. Approval of Agenda:  Shelagh McClure moved to approve the agenda. Kathy Wolker seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


3. Approval of Minutes of 2/5/16:  Michelle Johnson motioned to approve the minutes. Joyce Lewis seconded the motion. The minutes were approved.


Update on Solicitation of Information for Councilís Five Year Plan: Members discussed the various groups they could present the Councilís Five Year Planís goals and objectives to in order to solicit feedback. All public comments must be submitted by Friday, April 30th. Feedback can be submitted either in writing or by email.  Staff will provide all materials and handouts required. It was suggested to post the goals on the Council website and on Facebook. 


4. New/Old Business:  Shelagh McClure will talk to Bernard Kavaler of Express Strategies to see if he will film an introduction explaining the role of the Council as an add-on to the current 2020 Campaign project.

5. Next Steps:  Materials needed to solicit feedback for the 5- year plan goals will be produced by the staff, and the committee members will find ways to solicit feedback from the community.

6. Adjournment of Meeting:  Shelagh McClure motioned for adjournment. Joyce Lewis seconded the motion.  The meeting adjourned at 2:30 PM.

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