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Advocacy Development Committee Agenda, Feb 2020

Advocacy Development Committee Agenda
February 6, 2020
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Hilton Garden Inn, Cary, NC

3:00 p.m. – 3:20 p.m.

  • Welcome/Introductions: Relationship-Building Activity
  • Guide to Productive Meeting
  • Approval of November Minutes

Cheryl Powell, Chair

Initiative Updates

2:40 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

  • Inclusive Leadership Development Training

Corye Dunn, Coordinator

3:20 p.m. - 3:35 p.m.

  • NC Empowerment Network

Cheryl Powell, President

3:35 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

  • NC ADA Network Coordination, Technical Assistance and Fiscal Intermediary

Cheryl Powell, President

3:45 p.m. – 3:55 p.m.
Fiscal Update

Yadira Vasquez, Staff

3:55 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Future Investments & Updates

  • Youth Lead NC (Sole Source Proposal)

Kay McMillan, President, Sierra Royster, Vice Pres.

4:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Request to Release RFA

  • Justice

Melissa Swartz, Staff, ADC Members

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

  • Announcements/Member Update
  • Completion of Financial Forms
  • Member Surveys on Tables Friday or e-Version
  • Reminder May 7 & 8, 2020 - Council meeting at Marriott, Winston-Salem, NC

Cheryl Powell, Chair


Amanda Bergen - Parent-Mecklenburg
NaKima Clark - Parent-Wake
Karey Perez; Alternate: Sarah Smith - Agency: DHHS-Aging & Adult Services-Wake   
Katie Holler - Parent-Pitt
Representative Verla Insko - Legislative Representative-Orange
Gary Junker, Ph.D.; Alternate: Jamila Little - Dept. of Public Safety-Orange
Kelly Kimple, M.D.; Alternate: Danielle Matula - Agency: DHHS-W/C Health-Wake
William Miller - Individual with DD-Davidson
Joe Piven, M.D.; Alternate: Deborah Zuver - Agency: Carolina Institute on DD-Orange
Marjorie Serralles-Russell - Parent-Mecklenburg
Nessie Siler - Individual with DD-Dare
Vacant (McArthur replacement) - Individual w/DD

Staff: Melissa Swartz


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