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Governor's Advisory Council
for the Blind

The Council is an advisory body appointed by the Governor and mandated by state law. 

The Council's duties include:


Blue ball Advising the Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired regarding the programs provided by the agency.

Blue ball Continuing to participate in a working relationship with the State Rehabilitation Council and the Statewide Independent Living Council.

Blue ball Providing oversight responsibility to the Independent Living Program for the Elderly Blind.

Blue ball Performing functions, as the Council deems appropriate, for the operation of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Council Members

Chairperson, Donald D. Deignan, Ph.D.
Deborah Barton
Charles M. Brown
Robert Connor
Raymond Dettore
Richard A. Gaffney
Elizabeth K. Graves
Ralph Iannitelli
Barbara Walsh

 


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