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Advisory Councils

Next Meeting Date

Monday, January 30, 2017 from 9:00 – 3:00
( Lunch will be provided at noon)
NH Audobon Society
84 Silk Farm Road
Concord, NH 03301

Please, RSVP by telephone or e-mail by: to confirm your attendance and if any special accommodations are needed.

SRC Liaison is Elizabeth Howlett 1-800-299-1647 or (603) 271-1428.

Additional 2017 Meetings of the SRC (TBA)

This is the first planned meeting for the SRC for 2017. A full 2017 schedule will be posted shortly.

State Rehabilitation Council Annual Report What is the State Rehabilitation Council?

The State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) is Vocational Rehabilitation's (VR) central advisory group. This group advises VR on its policy and procedures. The SRC is a group of New Hampshire residents, more than half of which are persons with disabilities, who are appointed by the Governor to advise her and the agency on issues related to the employment of persons with disabilities.

Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)

The Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) identifies and sets priorities for independent living services in New Hampshire, thus insuring participation by persons with disabilities in the planning process of the State Plan. Members or the SILC are appointed by the Governor and the majority are individuals with disabilities.


  • Critically examines the needs of individuals with disabilities;
  • Develops the State Plan for Independent Living with the State Agency;
  • Advocates for individuals with disabilities;
  • Evaluates independent living programs in the state;
  • Produces educational materials.

To share your thoughts "on disability related issues" or for more information contact

Program Assistant
c/o Governor's Commission on Disability
121 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: (603) 271-2773 or 1-800-852-3405 (Voice/TTY)
FAX (603) 271-2837

SILC Web site

Who may participate in the Rehabilitation Council?

The Governor may appoint any of the following

  • You or any individual with a disability or your representative.
  • Other rehabilitation service providers.
  • Representatives from programs with which VR has cooperative agreements and groups from which VR would like to receive advice.
  • Business people

State Rehabilitation Council Officers

Chair: Nancy Rollins
1st Vice Chair: Charles Saia
2nd Vice Chair: Vacant
3rd Vice Chair: Vacant

Elizabeth Howlett
(603) 271-1428
a local VR office for more information

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