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FLORIDA REHABILITATION COUNCIL FOR THE BLIND
PUBLIC FORUM

HYATT REGENCY ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL
9300 JEFF FUQUA BOULEVARD
ORLANDO, FLORIDA 32827

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Meeting called to order at 5:00 PM.

COUNCIL MEMBERS PRESENT: 13
Charles Brooks, Sheryl Brown, Leanne Grillot, Ben Grzesik, Robert Kelly, Patricia Lipovsky, Lenora Marten, Sandra Martin, Donte Mickens, Bruce Miles , Dan O’Connor,  Michael Wiseman and Robert Doyle, Director 

Council Members Present via Teleconference: 3
Jesus Garcia, Gloria Mills, Dwight Sayer

COUNCIL MEMBERS ABSENT: 3
Vicky Magliocchino, Joe Minichiello, Sylvia Perez

COUNCIL STAFF: 1
Janice Hameline

DBS Staff:

1 consumer was in attendance.

Consumer Comments:

  • 1 former client showed up for the forum.  The weather was not very good.  Client complaint is related to being a previous DBS client.  Her case was closed long ago and has to be reopened. This requires a complete application package being with eye report, etc.  Client was requesting assistance from Orlando DBS for computer software training for her job and training on updated software at work. 

Response:

  • DBS staff members stated that if a client is gone for more than one year, requires complete application submission. If a client is working and needs immediate assistance, DBS should be able to help process the paper work quicker and get the assistance needed for the client.
  • Orlando office agreed to follow-up with client immediately to assist with computer training.

No other comments.

Public Forum adjourned at 6:00 PM