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Advocacy Development Committee Agenda, May 2017

Advocacy Development Committee Agenda
May 11, 2017
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn Cary, NC

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

  • Welcome/Guide to Productive Meeting
  • Approval of February Minutes
  • Activity: Relationship Building

Nessie Siler, Chair

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Initiative Updates

  • Inclusive Advocacy Leadership Development (IALD): Planning Year

IALD Co-Coordinators

  • NC Empowerment Network

Brandon Mathews

  • IAL Training Development

Lauren Borchert

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Future Investments Update

  • IALD Initiative: Curriculum Development
  • IALD Initiative: NC Empowerment Network
  • Outreach to Hispanic/Latino Communities
    - National Disability Institute (NDI)/Train the Trainer Initiative
    - Linguistically Accessible Communicatio

Melissa Swartz, Staff

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Wrap Up and Reminders

  • Elevator Speeches
  • Parting Thoughts Round-Robin
  • Completion of Financial Forms
  • Reminder: August 10 -12, 2017 Council meeting in Cary at Hilton Garden Inn

Nessie Siler
Committee Members
Melissa Swartz, Staff

Nessie Siler, Chair - Individual with DD
Wendy Boyd - Parent of Child with DD
Eric Chavis - Individual with DD
Mary Edwards; Alternate: Joseph Breen - Agency: Aging & Adult Services
Jason Faircloth - Individual with DD
Katie Holler - Parent of Child with DD
Representative Verla Insko - Legislative Representative
Kelly Kimple, M.D.; Alternate: Danielle Matula - Agency: W/C Health
Joe Piven, M.D.; Alternate: Deborah Zuver - Agency: Carolina Institute on DD
Cheryl Powell - Individual with DD
Clare Shocket - Parent of Child with DD
Vacant - Parent of a Child with DD
Vacant - Dept. of Public Safety

Temporary Staff: Melissa Swartz


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