Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) Semi-Annual Meeting

Check back for additional details.


Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services (GVRS) October Board Meeting

Atlanta /



1:00 pm- 1:05 pm      Welcome and Remarks  - Tom Wilson, Chairman


1:05 pm – 1:10 pm    Roll Call and Agenda - Tom Wilson, Chairman


1:10 pm - 1:15 pm     Previous Board Meeting Minutes Approval - Tom Wilson, Chairman


1:15 pm – 1:25 pm    Client Success Story - TBD


1:25 pm - 1:55 pm     Executive Director’s Report - Shawn Ryan


1:55 pm- 2:05 pm      Provider Management Update - Dr. Christine Fleming, Sheila Pierce              


2:05 pm- 2:10 pm      SILC Update - Shelly Simmons


2:10 pm- 2:15 pm      SRC Update - Rossany Rios


2:15 pm- 2:25 pm      Old Business - Tom Wilson, Chairman


2:25 pm- 2:40 pm      Public Comments


2:40 pm – 2:45 pm    Adjournment - Tom Wilson, Chairman


Those interested in making public comment or requesting an accommodation should contact Harriett.Young@gvs.ga.gov. CART transcription will be provided.


Called Telephonic Board Meeting

Atlanta /

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services Board


Friday, September 6th, 2019

Agenda - 1:00 PM

Called Telephonic Conference Call

200 Piedmont Avenue, SE

14th Floor Conference Room

Atlanta, GA 30334




Call to Order - Chairman Tom Wilson

Welcome - Chairman Tom Wilson

Adoption of Agenda - Chairman Tom Wilson

AFY 2019/FY 2020 Budget Update  - Executive Director Shawn Ryan

Adjourn - Chairman Tom Wilson


Employment First Council Meeting

Atlanta /

This is the regular meeting of the Employment First Council. The Council is charged with making recommendations to the legislature prioritizing employment as the first option for individuals with disabilities in the state of Georgia.


Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services (GVRS) August Board Meeting

This meeting will be held in Savannah in coordination with the Georgia Rehabilitation Association (GRA) Conference on Tuesday, August 6th, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The location is the Savannah Riverfront Marriott Hotel.


NOTE: The correct call in number is 18665282256. The access code is 2546571




Georgia Rehabilitation Association (GRA) Conference


State Rehabilitation Council Meeting

The SRC will have its regular meeting as part of the GRA Conference in Savannah. If you have questions, or you'd like to make public comment, please email Michele.Mason@gvs.ga.gov


SILC and GILN Summer Board Meeting

Join SILC and GILN Thursday, July 18th at 1pm for a quarterly board meeting and training.

SILC/GILN Summer Webinar Agenda

1. Call to Order-Phil Chase

2. Roll Call-Shelly Simmons

3. Review and Approve Agenda - Phil Chase

4. Review and Approve Minutes from Spring Meeting-Phil Chase

5. Adoption of GVRA Resolution-Shelly Simmons

6. Budget Update- Becky Ramage-Tuttle

7. Board Training - Shelly Simmons

8. Home Access Program - Becky Ramage-Tuttle

9. ED Report - Shelly Simmons

10. Brag'n'Steal

11. Next Meeting and Adjournment


To call in, please dial:

Phone: 605-472-5709

Toll-Free: 844-844-0414

Access Code: 235873

To join us on video conference, please visit: https://www.freeconferencecall.com/wall/silcboard_giln



Job Readiness Workshop for Veterans with Disabilities

Austell /

Two-day intensive job readiness workshop series for veterans with disabilities will highlight:

An on-site job fair will be a component of the workshop. Lunch will be provided.

To register, call (470) 273-2685 or email Denise.Mills@gvs.ga.gov.


Amazon Hiring Blitz

College Park /

Real jobs. Good pay. Offers made the same day.

Who: VR Clients, ages 18 and older, interested in warehousing opportunities

What: Job fair offering part-time jobs paying $15 an hour