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Notice of Vacancy/Call for Nominations: State Rehabilitation Council


Name of organization:  State Rehabilitation Council (SRC)

Date nominations are due to Board Secretary:  September 4, 2016

Brief background of what the organization does and the reference in statute or rule establishing the organization:  The overall purpose of the Council, in partnership with the USOR to review, analyze, and advice the USOR Voc Rehab Program, regarding the performance of the responsibilities of USOR under Title I. Legal basis for SRC is Section 101(a) (36) and 105 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by the Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 (P.L. 105-220), hereafter to be called The Act.

Who the group advises:  Utah State Office of Rehabilitation (USOR), Vocational Rehabilitation Program (VR)

Number vacancies:  4

Specific representation needed for each vacancy and terms of appointment: 

1 Representative of the Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

1 Representative of Independent Living

1 At-large member

1 Community rehabilitation provider

Term appointments of 3 years, no longer than two consecutive full terms.

Person(s) currently in positions open for vacancy: 

Kelly Boehmer – Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Rob Ferris – Independent Living

Rylee Williams – at-large member

Glenn Fitzpatrick – Community rehabilitation provider

Meetings (specific dates or how often, where, and for how long): Annual meeting the last regularly scheduled meeting of the fiscal year.  The Council fiscal year shall run from October 1st to September 30th of each year meeting at least ten meetings per year at the discretion of the Executive Committee on the last Wednesday’s of each month.  No July or December meetings.  Meeting location at Utah State Board of Education building in the board room from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Contact for questions:  Gordon Swensen, 801-539-7548

Nomination and Bio Submission:  If you are interested in serving on this organization, please submit by September 4 a brief bio or resume with contact information to Lorraine Austin at


Utah State Board of Education
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