|Minnesota Governor's Council on
Developmental Disabilities Seeks Applicants
The Minnesota Governors Council on Developmental Disabilities is seeking applications from people with developmental disabilities and parents of children with developmental disabilities to serve on the 25-member Council. Applications are due before Dec. 1, 2001.
Council meetings are held on the first Wednesday of even-numbered months at the Earle Brown Center, University of Minnesota St. Paul Campus.
The Council is a federally mandated and funded advisory group charged with providing information, education and training that will enable people with significant disabilities to become independent, productive and included in community life. Council members are appointed by the Governor.
A developmental disability is severe, chronic disability that:
A one-page application form is used for all Governor appointments. The form is available by writing to Secretary of State, Open Appointments, 180 State Office Building, 100 Constitution Ave., St. Paul, 55155-1299; by calling the Secretary of States Office at 651/297-5845; or by completing and submitting an application on line: www.sos.state.mn.us, go to "Open Appointments" and then "Forms."
For additional information about the Governors Council on Developmental Disabilities, contact Colleen Wieck, Executive Director, 651/296-9964; 877/348-0505 toll-free; 651/296-9962 TDD; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit the Councils web site at www.mnddc.org or www.mncdd.org.