Governor Seeks Candidates for Board Vacancies, including VBPD

March 22, 2011 in Advocacy & Access, Community Events
Governor Seeks Candidates for Board Vacancies, including VBPD
From Virginia Board for People with Disabilities

The Commonwealth is gearing up for the 2011 round of appointments to boards and commissions. The Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD) will have 8 vacancies effective July 1, 2011. If you are interested in being considered for a Board appointment, please be sure to apply!

Applicants who applied last year do not have to reapply.  Appointments will begin in April so for fullest consideration, please complete the online application by April 1.

If you have any questions about the application process, or if you need assistance or reasonable accommodations to complete your application, you may contact the Director of Appointments, Jennifer Aulgur at: Jennifer.aulgur@governor.virginia.gov. VBPD board vacancies which will be filled in the next round of appointments are:

        -Person with Developmental Disability (3 vacancies)

        -Parent or Guardian of Individual with Developmental Disability (3 vacancies)

        -Relative/Guardian of Individual with Mentally Impairing Developmental Disability (2 vacancies)

 Remember, there are many Boards and Commissions in Virginia, besides the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities, that can benefit from the perspective of individuals with disabilities, family members, and advocates. The website above provides a listing of all available vacancies and we encourage you to review the entire list to see if there are other Boards in which you may be interested in contributing your knowledge and expertise!

For more information about the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities click here.

Secretary of the Commonwealth is continuing its online application system; please apply here .