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2016-17 Council Committee Work (FFY17)
Work of the ORC Committees
Commitee work begins in October 2016 for the 2016-17 federal fiscal year. Examples of work and links minutes can be accessed by scrolling down to see each committee's recent work and minutes from meetings. Alternately, click the committee name below to go directly to a particular committee's section:
- Executive Committee
- Employment Committee
- Policy and Legislative Committee
- Program and Planning Committee
- Transition Committee
The Executive Committee oversees the contractual administration of the ORC. It ensures that committees are assigned to meet the requirements of Section 105 of the Rehab Act including providing notices of public hearings, the State Plan, comprehensive needs assessment, customer satisfaction and the annual report.
Establishing a Food Policy for the Oklahoma Rehabilitation Council is a duty of the Executive Committee.
With an increased emphasis on employment under the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), this committee will work together to strengthen coordination with employment and training services for individuals with disabilities who are job seekers. This committee was formed late in the 2015-16 operational year so minutes are available for...
Activities include, but are not limited to, advocacy and education, policy and State Plan review, State Plan Public Hearings and Success Stories. This committee is also responsible for the reviewing/monitoring of pending and current disability-related legislation.
The Program and Planning Evaluation Committee reviews, analyzes and advises DSU on the standards and indicators as laid out by Section 106 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. Members also actively participate on the Department of Rehabilitation Services State Plan Meetings and the DRS Comprehensive Needs Assessment. They also analyze the trends of the customer satisfaction survey.
This committee supports DRS with statewide efforts to enhance transition activities and services for youth in secondary settings to increase successful employment outcomes.