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Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Advisory Council

Name of organization: Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind Advisory Council

Date Posted: April 4, 2016

Date nominations are due: April 25, 2016

Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization: The USDB Advisory Council is established in Utah Code 53A-25b-201. The Council advises and makes recommendation to the State Board of Education and USDB administration regarding staff positions, policy, budgets and operations.

Who the group advises: State Board of Education and USDB Administration

Number vacancies: Six

Specific representation needed for each vacancy:
1 – Blind or visually impaired individual –
1 – Deaf or hard of hearing individual
1 – Individual who is deafblind or the parent of a deafblind child
2 – Persons with interest in or knowledge of deafness, blindness, or deaflindness
1 – School District Special Education Director

The appointments will be for two-year terms beginning July 1, 2016.

Person(s) currently in the positions open for vacancy and their representation:
Chris Bischke, Chris Edwards – persons with interest or knowledge in deafness, blindness, or deafblindness
Sandra Ruconich – individual who is blind or visually impaired
Dan Mathis – individual who is deaf or hard of hearing
Jenifer Lloyd – individual who is deafblind or a parent of a deafblind child
Wayne Andrus – school district special education director

Meetings: The Council meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of each month (excluding July and December) in the evening.

Contact for questions: Tamara Flint, 801-629-4712

Nomination and Bio Submission: If you are interested in serving on this organization, please submit the attached form and requested information by April 25 to:
Tamara Flint
Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
742 Harrison Boulevard
Ogden, Utah 84404-5298
tamaraf@usdb.org
Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind | 742 Harrison Blvd | Ogden, UT 84404 | 800.990.9328 | www.USDB.org
Advisory Council for Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind

Click here to fill out the USDB AC vacancy-nomination form

 

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