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June 2021 Commission Meeting


Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Service
State Office
3535 NW 58th Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room
Oklahoma City, OK 73112

Link to the Commission meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95897282765
Telephone: 1- 346-248-7799
Webinar ID: 958 9728 2765Link to the Commission meeting: https://zoom.us/j/95897282765

Monday, June 14, 2021 - 10:30am

Wes Hilliard, Commission Chair
Theresa Flannery, Vice-Chair
Jace Wolfe, Member



 1.   Call to Order and Roll Call

Wes Hilliard
Chair


 2.   Statement of Compliance with Open Meeting Act

Commission Assistant


 3.   Public Comments

Public Audience

(Under Oklahoma Open Meeting Laws, the Oklahoma Commission for Rehabilitation Services cannot respond to or discuss any public comment not on today’s agenda.)

 4.   Presentation of Longevity Certificates

Wes Hilliard
Chair


 5.   Presentation of Certificates of Appreciation.  

Melinda Fruendt
Executive Director


 6.   Executive Director's Report

Melinda Fruendt
Executive Director

Executive Director’s report with possible Commission discussion. The report includes Executive Director’s participation in meetings; submission of the RSA-911 PY 2020-Q3 report; updates on Process Improvement including AWARE, Case Review and Program Standards  Her report includes the current Legislation Report.


 7.  Priority Group Updates 

Tracy Brigham
Administrator of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Priority Group Updates with possible Commission discussion.  Report includes current status of all Priority Groups I, II and III.


 8.  Financial Status Reports

Kevin Statham
Chief Financial Officer

Financial report with possible Commission discussion, FY 2021 as of April 30, 2021.


 9.   Personnel Activity Report

Tom Patt
Director of Human Resources

Personnel Activity report with possible Commission discussion, as of May 31, 2021. The activity report has current FTE status.


10.   Vocational Rehabilitation Services Report

Mark Kinnison
Administrtor of Vocational Rehabiltation

This report includes a report on Transition Services by Renee Briscoe, Manager.  the report also includes updates on the Business Services Team; services provided by VR staff; relocation of some offfices; audit with SSA; division statistics; and Assistive Technology.  


11.  Oklahoma School for the Deaf Report

Chris Dvorak
Superintendent

Oklahoma School for the Deaf report with possible Commission discussion. The report will include information on deaf teacher certification; retirements at the school; Robotics Champions; work with Policy Development and Program Standards Division; OSD Foundation Golf Tournament; Staff awards, end of year events and summer camp.


12.  May 10, 2021 Commission Minutes

Wes Hilliard
Chair

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the May 10, 2021 Commission for Rehabilitation Services regular meeting minutes.


13.  Capital Outlay Requests.

Kevin Statham
Chief Financial Officer

 Review and discussion with possible vote for approval for FY 2022 Expenditure Limits and FTE Budgetary Limit and FY 2023 - FY 2030 Capital Outlay Requests.


14.  Oklahoma School for the Blind Donation Report

Rita Echelle
Superintendent

Review and discussion with possible vote for approval of the May 2021 donations to the Oklahoma School for the Blind.


15.   New Business

Wes Hilliard
Chair

New Business (“Any matter not known about or which could not have been reasonably foreseen prior to the time of posting.” 25 O.S. § 311).


16.   Announcements

Wes Hilliard
Chair

Date and location of next regular meeting of the Oklahoma Commission for Rehabilitation Services:

Next Meeting:
July 12, 2021 at 10:30
3535 NW 58th Street
2nd Floor
Oklahoma City, OK 73112
This will be an in-person meeting


17.  Adjournment

Wes Hilliard
Chair

Last Modified on Jun 09, 2021
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