Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC)
To advise administrator of Rehabilitation Service Administration and to assure participation of District citizens with disabilities in the planning and development of vocational rehabilitation and independent living services. Develop the State Plan and monitor, review, and evaluate its implementation; coordinate with the State Rehabilitation Advisory Council and other councils that address the needs of specific disability population and issues; evaluate and monitor the overall service delivery system of the DC Center for Independent Living, Inc. At least 25 members, appointed by Mayor, a majority of whom have disabilities and are not employed by any DC government agency or center for independent living, including: individuals with disabilities, at lease one director and other representatives of centers for independent living, representatives from private businesses and organizations that provide disability services, and, as ex-officio non-voting members, a representative from RSA and representatives from other state agencies providing services to disabled individuals.
Licensed - Yes
Paid stipend or salary - No