Remember we will provide all new members with training.
- Participate actively in SILC meetings and activities.
- Work actively on one SILC committee or work team.
- Assist in the development of the State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL).
- Commitment to the issue of “consumer control,” meaning that people with disabilities should have control over their lives and decision-making.
- Belief in principles of equal access and equal opportunity, and equity.
- Commitment to full integration of people with disabilities into all aspects of society.
- Possession of honesty, integrity, and respect for the values of others.
- Possession of strong personal code of ethics, including maintaining confidentiality.
Yearly Estimated Time Commitment (excluding travel time)
- Four virtual SILC meetings from 10 am to 1 pm (12 hours);
- One in-person meeting from 10 am to 3 pm (5 hours excluding travel time)
- One in-person two day Annual SILC Retreat from 12-4:30 Thursday, and 10 to 4 on Friday (10.4 total hours, excluding travel time)
- Reading and reviewing documents in advance for SILC meetings (2 hours/meeting)
- Committee teleconferences/reading/prep for committee meetings (8 hours total)
48.5 hours a year