Agenda — May 2016 Executive Committee Meeting

2016 Council and Committee Meetings

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
3:00 PM — 6:00 PM
Doubletree Austin Northwest — Arboretum
Room: Jennings

Call to Order

  1. Introductions of Committee Members, Staff and Visitors

  2. Public Comments

  3. Consideration of February 3, 2016 Minutes — Tab 1 (PDF, 32 pages, 905 KB) — Action Item

  4. Chair’s Report
    1. Council Member Absences
    2. National Taskforce on Workforce Development and Employability for People with Disabilities
    3. Other Updates

  5. Executive Director’s Report — Tab 2 (PDF, 3 pages, 283 KB)
    1. Stipends Approved
    2. Staff Updates
    3. Changes to Agendas
    4. Preparation for Legislative Session
    5. Membership Priorities — Survey
    6. Marketing/Outreach Activities
    7. Other Updates

  6. Grants Activities Reports — Tab 3 (PDF, 8 pages, 498 KB)
    1. Grants and Projects Update
    2. Independent Audit Status Report
    3. Grants Monitoring Exceptions Report

  7. TCDD Quarterly Financial Report — Tab 4 (PDF, 8 pages, 723 KB)
    1. Understanding the Budget
    2. Financial Reports
    3. Other Discussion

  8. Continuation Grant Awards — Tab 5 (PDF, 15 pages, 553 KB) — Action Item
    1. Educational Programs Inspiring Communities — Enabling Technology
    2. Strategic Solutions — Enabling Technology
    3. Imagine Enterprises — Self-advocates as Speakers
    4. VSA Texas — Self-advocates as Speakers
    5. Epilepsy Foundation of Texas — Health and Fitness
    6. Region 17 Education Service Center — Family Involvement in Schools
    7. Texas Advocates — Grassroots Organizing
    8. Higher Education — Project HIRE

  9. Review Panel Recommendations — Tab 6 (Council only) — Action Item
    1. Leadership Development and Advocacy Training

  10. Conflict of Interest Disclosures

  11. Other Updates

Recess

Thursday, May 5, 2016
4:30 PM — 5:00 PM

Reconvene

  1. Continuation of Unfinished Business
  2. Committee Chair Debriefing

Adjourn