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Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: USOR/Advisory Council to the Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Name of organization: USOR/Advisory Council to the Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Date Posted: May 3, 2016

Date nominations are due to Board Secretary: May 31, 2016

Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: Pursuant to the UCA 53A-24-405 and its current Bylaws, the Advisory Council to the Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is a 9-15 member council comprised of representatives who are deaf and hard of hearing consumers, parents of children with hearing loss, and service providers.  The purpose of the council is for members to bring feedback from their group of representation, share information with their community and advise on the division’s program development and service delivery.

Who the group advises: The Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (DSDHH)

Number vacancies: Two (2)

Specific representation needed for each vacancy and terms of appointment: Consumer (1) and Hard of Hearing (1) – 3 year terms

Meetings (specific dates or how often the group meets, where, and for how long): Meetings are held monthly to semi-monthly on the third Wednesday of the month, 5:00-6:30 pm at the Sanderson Community Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Taylorsville, Utah.  Participation through videoconferencing equipment is available.

Contact for questions: Marilyn Call, mcall@utah.gov 801-971-3047 (v) or 801-657-4431 (vp)

Nomination and Bio Submission: If you are interested in serving on this organization, please submit a brief bio or resume with contact information by May 31 to Lorraine Austin at lorraine.austin@schools.utah.gov.

Utah State Board of Education
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