State Rehabilitation Council Members

Current Members, effective January 1, 2018

Tonya Robinson-Mayer Chair representing Transition Educational Services

Chad W. Underwood Vice Chair representing Community Rehabilitation Service Providers

Megan Brown representing the State Education Department/Special Education (SED)

Melissa Campbell representing Business, Industry, and Labor

Paul Czech representing Disability Advocacy Group

Valerie DeClara representing Community Rehabilitation Services Providers

Joseph M. Delgado representing Disability Advocacy Group

Helene Fallon representing Parent Training and Information Centers

Alan Gallagher representing the New York State Department Labor (DOL) Workforce Investment Board

Michael Godino representing Community Rehabilitation Services Providers

Mica Gonzales representing Disability Advocacy Group

Howard Gross representing Business, Industry, and Labor

Jennifer M. Machucki representing Community Rehabilitation Services Providers

Lindsay Miller representing New York State Independent Living Council (NYSILC)

Erica M. Molina representing Client Assistance Program (CAP)

Joan Parker representing Community Rehabilitation Service Providers

Susan Scheer representing Community Rehabilitation Services Providers

Melissa Schindler representing Native American Tribal

Ellice Switzer representing Business, Industry, and labor

Non-Voting Members, Ex-Officio Members, and State Partners

Debora Brown-Johnson representing State Education Department (SED) – Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)

Ceylane Meyers-Ruff representing State Education Department (SED) – Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)

Bronce Perze Matos representing the NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, TRAID/AH Programs

Lynne Thibdeau representing State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)

Peter Herrig representing State Commission for the Blind (NYCB)

Liam McNabb representing State Office of Mental Health (OMH)

Angela M Lockhart representing State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse (OASAS)

ACCES-VR staff serving as Committee Liaisons

Laura Hartmann liaison to the Transition Committee

Michelle Barlow liaison to the Executive Committee

Robert Linton liaison to the Policy, Procedure and State Plan Committee

Bryan D. Baszczuk liaison to the Workforce Development Committee

Alesia Simco Liaison to the Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee

2018 Members

Past Members

2016 Members
2015 Members
2014 Members
2013 Members
2012 Members
2011 Members

State Rehabilitation Council

The Council provides advice and support to The State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) on behalf of people with disabilities and their families regarding the delivery of effective rehabilitation services that leads to employment for New Yorker's with disabilities.

State Council

Meeting Dates

The following meetings will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Troy, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180:

March 7-8, 2018
June 20-21, 2018
September 12-13, 2018
December 5-6, 2018

For confirmation of meeting dates or any additional information, contact (518) 402-3955.

Agenda for Upcoming Meeting

September 12-13, 2018

Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Last Meeting