Disability Systems Change Committee
Thursday, August 6, 2015
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn/Cary, NC
Members Present: Wendy Boyd, Christina Carter, Eric Chavis, Desiree Peterson, Joe Piven, Vicki Smith, Mya Williams, Kelly Woodall Beauchamp, Wing Ng, Sandy Terrell
Members Absent: Samuel Miller, Dave Richard, Nessie Siler, Peggy Terhune
Staff in Attendance: Steve Strom, Chris Egan, Yadira Vasquez
Guests: Karen Luken, Nancy Warren, Tamara Norris, Kelly Friedlander, Brian Beauchamp
Welcome: Christina Carter, sitting in as chair for Samuel Miller, called the meeting to order, welcomed all members, and provided an opportunity for new members and guests to introduce themselves.
Ms. Carter called for a motion to approve the May 2015 Disability Systems Change Committee minutes. Kelly Woodall made a motion to approve the minutes. Eric Chavis seconded the motion. Motion carried.
Initiative Updates and Motions to Approve Continuation Funding:
Motion for Continuation Funding for Stakeholder Engagement Initiative for year 3
Ms. Carter opened the floor for discussion on the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) year 3 continuation funding for the Enhancing Disability Stakeholder Engagement in Managed Long-Term Services/Supports and Primary/Acute Care Systems Coordination Initiative. Kelly Friedlander, local coordinator for the NC SEG initiative, presented an overview of the initiative to date and a work plan and budget for year 3 of the initiative. Members had several questions and comments regarding the initiative. Sandy Terrell called the question.
Kelly Woodall Beauchamp made a motion for continuation funding to the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services (NASDDDS) for the Enhancing Disability Stakeholder Engagement in Managed Long-Term Services/Supports and Primary/Acute Care Systems Coordination Initiative. Approve funding for up to $100,000 (beginning November 1, 2015 to October 31, 2016) for Year 3 (of 3) with required minimum of 25% non-federal matching funds. Wing Ng seconded the motion. Motion was tied.
Wrap Up and Reminders:
Following the discussion and action on the initiatives, Ms. Carter asked members to complete their travel forms and send to Cora Gibson. Ms. Carter thanked the members for their input and called for a motion to adjourn. Eric Chavis made the motion to adjourn and Kelly Woodall Beauchamp seconded the motion. Meeting adjourned.