Rehabilitation Council of Texas Meeting Agenda: November 3-4, 2016

Meeting Location

Criss Cole Rehabilitation Center
4800 North Lamar Blvd., Suite 150
Austin, Texas 78756

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November 3, 2016

Time

Topic

9:00 a.m.

Welcome & Reading of Mission Statement

Martha Garber, Chair

9:15 a.m.

Introductions and Discussion: How TWC and RCT Will Work Together to Fulfill Shared Responsibilities

TWC Commissioners: Andres Alcantar, Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public; Ruth R. Hughs, Commissioner Representing Employers; and Julian Alvarez III, Commissioner Representing Labor

10:15 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m.

Committee Meetings

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

RCT Committee Reports

1:30 p.m.

Planning and Review Committee

Neva Fairchild, Chair

2:00 p.m.

Public Comment

2:10 p.m.

DRS/DBS Director’s Reports Cheryl Fuller, TWC, Director of Rehabilitation Services Division; Interim Director of Blind Services Division

2:40 p.m.

Statewide Needs Assessment Cheryl Fuller, TWC, Director of Rehabilitation Services Division; Interim Director of Blind Services Division

3:10 p.m.

Break

3:25 p.m.

TWC Director Update Larry E. Temple, TWC, Executive Director Reagan Miller, TWC, Deputy Director of Workforce Solutions

Adjourn

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November 4, 2016

Time

Topic

9:00 a.m.

Welcome

Martha Garber, Chair

9:05 a.m.

Independent Living Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind Jeff Kaufmann, TWC, Interim Director for Programs Management South Division for Blind Services

9:45 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.

New Measures
Adam Leonard, TWC, Director of Operational Insight

11:00 a.m.

Liaison Reports

  • TWIC – Joyce Taylor
  • CAP – Karen Stanfill
  • PRN – JoAnne Fluke
  • TEA – Susan May
  • SILC – Jim Brocato

11:45 a.m.

  • Council Business (Old)
  • Council Business (New)
  • Budget Report

Texas Workforce Commission Commissioners Andres Alcantar, Chairman and Commissioner Representing the Public; Ruth R. Hughs, Commissioner Representing Employers; and Julian Alvarez, Commissioner Representing Labor, may be in attendance.

Adjourn

  • Individuals with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who need auxiliary aids, services, or special accommodations should contact Conference Planning and Media Services at (512) 463-6389 or conferenceplanning.media@twc.state.tx.us two business days before the meeting so that arrangements can be made.
  • Individuals with questions about agenda content should contact Lisa Godwin, RCT Coordinator, at (512) 424-4160.

 

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