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State Council for Persons with Disabilities


SCPD Executive Committee

  1. The Executive Committee shall manage the affairs of SCPD between its meetings, direct the administrative, membership and budget duties for the SCPD full Council, and provide information and recommendations, as needed, to the full Council. The Executive Committee shall have the authority to schedule special sessions, as needed. The Executive Committee shall be comprised of the SCPD Chairperson, SCPD Vice-Chairperson, and five members-at-large selected from full Council members in good standing. At least three members of the Executive Committee must be persons with disabilities or family members of persons with disabilities. The Executive Committee shall be subject to the orders of the SCPD Full Council and none of their acts shall conflict with the action taken by the full Council. A simple majority of the total membership shall constitute a quorum of this Committee. Members-at-large of the Executive Committee shall be elected at the last full Council meeting before September and shall take office at the close of the meeting at which they were elected. The term for members-at-large is two years with no term limits. If a member at large of the Executive Committee resigns, the Chairperson will appoint a replacement who will serve out the remainder of the unexpired term.
  2. SCPD Standing Committees shall be created by the full Council. The SCPD Chairperson, with advisement from the Executive Committee and the affected Standing Committee, shall appoint the Committee chairpersons and members.

The SCPD Director may act between meetings of the Council, Executive Committee or other committees with jurisdiction, if the Director determines that prompt action is necessary subject to the following:

  1. The Director's action is taken in consultation with the SCPD Chairperson, or if the Chairperson is unavailable, the SCPD Vice-Chairperson;
  2. Notice of the action is shared within three business days with the Executive Committee; and
  3. Notice of the action is shared with the full Council no later than its next regular meeting.

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