CTCDD: APIE/LPP Minutes 7-12-16

APIE/LPP Minutes 7-12-16

Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities

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


July 12, 2016

Temple Beth El, West Hartford

1:00 AM to 1:50 PM


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

Recorder of Minutes:  Donna Devin (Staff)

Members Present:  Joyce Lewis, Shelagh McClure, Council Chair, Margaret McDermott, Brenda Stenglein, Robin Wood

Members Absent:  Michelle Chase, Michelle Duprey, Jacqueline Jamison,

Michelle Johnson, Antonio Orriola, Ada Suarez, Kathy Wolkner


Staff Present:  Cathy Adamczyk

1. Call to Order:  Chris Burke, Chair, called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM.


2. Approval of Agenda:  Shelagh McClure, Council Chair, moved to approve the agenda. April Burke seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.


3. Approval of Minutes of 5/10/16:  Brenda Stenglein motioned to approve the minutes. April Burke seconded the motion. The minutes were approved.


4. Creation of Handout:  Shelagh McClure, Council Chair, passed out a two-sided postcard sized mock-up she put together for members to hand out to in the community to publicize the Council and its mission, as well as to introduce its members to the general public. After making only two changes, the Committee approved of printing and using the card.

5. "Great Life" Public Service Ads Connected to the 2020 Campaign:  The public service announcements will probably consist of 3 individuals filmed on 3 different days. The media spots will center on individuals going about their day and living a great life in the community. The group would like to locate people that were institutionalized in CT and are now living fulfilling lives in their communities. Cathy Adamczyk advised the committee to talk to other Council members for their input on suggestions for individuals for the PSA(s). The group needs to know what options they have first, before committing to anybody.

6. Adjournment of Meeting:  Chris Blake, Chair, motioned for adjournment. April Burke, Vice Chair, seconded the motion.  The meeting adjourned at 1:50 PM.

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