Wednesday, February 3, 2016 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

                                                          OSCIL, 1944, Warwick Ave, Warwick, RI 02886




1.  Welcome and Introductions


2.  Approval/votes:

§  Minutes of August 5, 2015

3.   Council agenda items for February (Suggested/Need Prioritizing)


DSE Selection

·       Selection Process w/Timeline

·       Letter to agencies? Which agencies?

·       Who responsible? Ad Hoc or State Plan Committee


·       Review Interest letters

·       Election process

·       Synopsis of Qualifications /Slate

Establish Committees

·       Membership

·       Finance

Bylaws/Policy & Procedures

·       Convene Ad Hoc?

SILC Resource Plan Development

·       Convene Ad Hoc, Finance Committee, or State Plan Committee?

Review Strategic Plan from Paula Mc Elwee

·       Develop Timelines for Goals

·       Incorporate into State Plan or time sensitive?


·       December Minutes

·       Council Calendar as Amended

·       Ray as State Plan Chair


·       NCIL--Jack

·       SILC Congress—Barbara H.

·       SILC Part 1 704--Lisel

·       CIL Part 2 704--Lorna

·       Financial--Kathy

·       Chairperson--Jack

·       Designated Liaisons?

a.  SRC—Jack

b.  NFB—Barbara H.

c.   ATAC—Barbara H.

d.  GCD—Jack

e.  Cross Disabilities Coalition—Jack

Council signers/approval process

Conference approvals?  Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

LRD requested discussion about attorney for 501 (c) 3 be placed on next agenda

Other suggestions for agenda?

4.  Announcements



Environmental Access: We ask that you use unscented personal care products and that you not wear perfumes or scents.  Please realize what may seem to you to be a mild fragrance can constitute a toxic exposure for a person with environmental illness. Anyone requiring special accommodations must call Lisel Rockwood at 337-5888 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.