The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD) news and announcements:
1) VBPD now accepting public comment on state plan
The Board's federal state plan serves as the foundation for its policy, advocacy, and investment activities.
Through these activities, the Board seeks to impact the independence, productivity, inclusion, and integration of people with disabilities in their communities.
The full text can be viewed at bit.ly/1TLEJUA. Public comment will be accepted through Feb. 5, 2016.
To submit a comment, you can reach the Board by email at firstname.lastname@example.org ; by mail at VBPD, 1100 Bank Street, 7th Floor, Richmond, VA, 23219; or by phone at 804-785-1146 or toll-free at 800-846-4464.
2) Board vacancy announcement
The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities has a current vacancy. If you are the parent or guardian of a minor child (under the age of 18) and are interested in serving on the Virginia Board, please complete and submit the required on-line application. You can find the required online application at https://solutions.virginia.gov/OASYS/. The Board is located in the Health and Human Resources (HHR) Secretariat. For more information about serving on the Board to www.vaboard.org/aboutvbpd.htm and scroll down to "Appointment information."