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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions
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Legislative Task Force on Employment for Persons Who Are Disabled
The Task Force was created to consider appropriate roles for sheltered workshops and developmental achievement centers in providing supported employment opportunities for persons with disabilities.
The Task Force was directed to make recommendations by February 1, 1988.
The Task Force met seven times, on September 23, October 8, October 20, November 5, November 20 and December 17, 1987 and January 19, 1988. All of the meetings were open to the public.
The task force must include the chairs of the health and human services committees of the Minnesota senate and house of representatives, or their designees, sheltered workshops, developmental achievement centers, county government, the departments of human services and jobs and training, the special education unit of the department of education, the state planning agency, advocacy organizations and the Minnesota supported employment project advisory committee.
Members included: Senator Pat Piper, Representative Becky Kelso, Arne Berg, Jim Mueller, Jerry Mueller, Nancy Gurney, Jeanne Crowe, Nancy Davis-Korf, Molly Woehrlin, Jerry Larson, Beth Iseminger, Carolyn Elliott, Ed Skarnulis, Marv Spears and Colleen Wieck. Nancy Welsh and Barbara McAdoo of Mediation Center acted as facilitators of the Task Force meetings.
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