April 2017 Regular Meeting

State of Oklahoma
Commission for Rehabilitation Services

Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Service
State Office
3535 NW 58th Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:30am

Jack Tucker, Commission Chair
April Danahy, Commission Vice Chair
Lynda Collins, Commission Member

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Zip file of individual packet files: 

Approved Minutes: 

1. Call to Order and Roll Call

Commission Chair

2. Statement of Compliance with Open Meeting Act

Commission Assistant

3. Introduction of Guests

Commission Chair

4. Public Comments

Public Audience

5. Interim Director's Report with possible Commission discussion
Cheryl Gray, Chief of Staff

The report includes updates on Disability Determination Services; Management Services; Human Resources; Oklahoma School for the Blind; Oklahoma School for the Deaf; Vocational Rehabilitation and Visual Services; and Agency, Cross-Agency and/or Community Partnerships.

6. Financial Status report as of February 28, 2017 with possible Commission discussion.
Kevin Statham, Chief Financial Officer
7. Personnel Activity Report as of March 24, 2017 with possible Commission discussion.
Tom Patt, Human Resources Programs Director

The Activity report has current FTE status.

8. Communications Division Report
Jody Harlan, Communications Director

This includes a report on Persons With Disabilities Awareness Day; and development of an internal web site to promote and explain communications and marketing services available to staff.

9. Legislative Report with possible Commission discussion.
Kevin Nelson, Legislative Liaison

The report includes legislation and legislative information affecting the Agency for the 2017 session.

10. Review and discussion with possible vote to aprove the March 13, 2017 Commission for Rehabilitation Services Regular Meeting Minutes
Commission Chair
11. Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the March, 2017 donations to the Oklahoma School for the Blind
Rita Echelle, Superintendent
12. Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the March, 2017 donations to the Oklahoma School for the Deaf.
Larry Hawkins, Superintendent
13. New Business (“Any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting.” 25 O.S. § 311)
Commission Chair
14. Announcements
Commission Chair

Date and location of next regular meeting of the Commission for Rehabilitation Services:
Monday, May 8, 2017 at 10:30 am.
Department of Rehabilitation Services
3535 NW 58th Street, Suite 200
Oklahoma City, OK 73112