Wisconsin Statutory Council on Blindness
The purpose of the Council on Blindness is to make recommendations to the Department of Health Services and other state agencies on services, activities, programs, investigations, and research that affect persons of Wisconsin who are blind or visually impaired.
There is created in the Department of Health Services a Council on Blindness consisting of 9 members appointed by the Secretary of Health Services for staggered 3-year terms. There may also be up to two (2) ex-officio members selected by the council. At least 7 of the persons appointed to the council shall be blind or visually impaired, as defined in Wisconsin statue s. 47.01 (1) or (5), and shall reflect a broad representation of blind or visually impaired persons. All council members shall have a recognized interest in and demonstrated knowledge of the problems of the blind or visually impaired. Council members may be persons receiving services from the department. The Council has the functions specified in s. 47.03(9).
Would you like to be a member of the Council? Please think about sending in your interest letter (PDF, 41KB).
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Public Comments: 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm
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The Statutory Council on
Blindness meets on a quarterly basis to advise and make recommendations to state
agencies regarding issues that affect people who are blind and visually impaired
The meetings are open to the public.
Last updated: April 04, 2013