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Deaf-Blind Advisory Committee

Committee Members 

Non-Voting Members:
State Director - Brian Sigman
Adult Services Supervisor - Christopher Lassen
Vocational Rehabilitation designate - Krystal Kelly 
Children’s Services designate - Mary Johns
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services – Heidi Henaire
 

 

Voting Members:
Oak Hill School – Still Fowler
Department of Developmental Services (DDS) – Pending
DDS – Southbury Training School (STS) - Sandi Miles
National or Regional Organization - Tracy Luiselli (Karen Olson-Alternate)
Parents or Guardians – Barbara Cloonan, Kathy Morgan, Emily Morgante
Member of BESB Advisory Board –  Alan Sylvestre       
Dept. of Mental Health and Addiction Services -  Eric Krengel
Consumer - Hana Tyler (Chairperson)
Deafblind Association of CT- Lisa Flaherty-Vaughn
Helen Keller National Center - Tara Brown-Ogilvie
American School for the Deaf - Jessie Stanley
Committee Meeting Dates 2020:

January 28, 2020

  Agenda

  Minutes

 

April 28, 2020*

*PLEASE NOTE THIS MEETING HAS BEEN POSTPONED to JUNE 9

June 9

Agenda

Transcript Part 1 (audio)

Transcript Part 2 (audio)

Transcript Part 3  (audio)

Transcript Part 4 (audio)

Minutes

Written Transcript

 

July 28, 2020

Agenda

 

October 27, 2020

 

 

Committee Meeting Dates 2019:

January 29, 2019

     Agenda

     Minutes

 

April 30, 2019

     Agenda

     Minutes

 

July 23, 2019

     Agenda

    Minutes

 

October 22, 2019

     Agenda

    Minutes

 
All meetings at BESB - 184 Windsor Avenue, Windsor CT at 10:00 a.m.