In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee

Meetings

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Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
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Members

Seat Name Represents Expires
1 Vacant Seat Service Recipient January 31, 2020
2 Vacant Seat Service Recipient February 28, 2018
3 Vacant Seat Service Recipient January 31, 2020
4 Vacant Seat Service Recipient November 30, 2013
5 William N. Reed Service Provider February 28, 2021
6 Margaret Ann Sharpan Service Provider April 30, 2020
7 Catherine Morgan Look
Service Provider February 7, 2020
8 Michael Fletcher CICA January 31, 2020
9 Carl Jones Service Provider February 28, 2021
10 Vacant Seat Service Recipient November 30, 2018
11 Vacant Seat Service Recipient November 30, 2013

Composition

To be comprised of not more than 11 individuals. No less than 50% of the membership shall be individuals who are current or past users of personal assistance services paid for through public or private funds or recipients of services under this article. At least two members of the Advisory Committee shall be a current or former providers of in-home supportive services. Individuals who represent organizations that advocate for people with disabilities or seniors may be appointed to committees under this section. Individuals from community-based organizations that advocate on behalf of home care employees may be appointed to committees under this section. A county board of supervisors shall not appoint more than one county employee as a member of the advisory committee, but may designate any county employee to provide ongoing advice and support to the advisory committee.

Prior to the appointment of members to a committee the County Board of Supervisors, through Public Authority Staff, shall solicit recommendations for qualified members through a fair and open process that includes the provision of reasonable written notice to, and reasonable response time by, members of the general public and interested persons and organizations.

Appointments

After the Advisory Committee is initially established, appointments to the Advisory Committee shall be made by the Authority, on advice of the Public Authority staff. Public Authority staff will ensure that the composition requirements set forth in this ordinance and at State law are being met with each appointment. Any appointee may be removed by a majority vote of the entire Authority.

Purpose

To submit recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on preferred modes of services to be utilized for in-home supportive services, and provide ongoing policy and funding advise and recommendations regarding in home supportive services to the County Board of Supervisors, any administrative body in the county that is related to the delivery and administration of in-home supportive services, and the governing body and administrative agency of the Public Authority, nonprofit consortium, contractor, and public employees.

Compensation

Members shall serve without compensation

Questions or Interest in Serving

If you need any other information on this committee or are interested in serving on the committee, please contact Colby Hytoff.