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Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel

Quarterly Meeting
Washington, D.C.
June 7- 9, 2006

DAY ONE
June 7, 2006

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration

9:00 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. Welcome, Introductions & Review of Agenda


Berthy De La Rosa-Aponte, Chair

9:05 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Social Security Administration Updates


Martin Gerry, Deputy Commissioner,
Disability & Income Security Programs,
Social Security Administration
Pamela Mazerski, Associate Commissioner,
Office of Program Development and
Research, Social Security Administration
Sue Suter, Associate Commissioner,
Office of Employment Support Programs,
Social Security Administration

10:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Medicaid Buy-In and Medicaid Infrastructure


Grants Updates
Carey Appold, Technical Director
Employment Programs
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Services,
U.S. Department of Health and Human
Services

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Medicaid Buy-In and Medicaid Infrastructure


Grants: Beneficiary Perspectives
Moderated by: Dave Miller
Chris Clasby, Employment Specialist,
JOBS, Inc.
Djuna Parmley Mitchell, Consumer Legal
Affairs Counselor,
ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia
(ECNV)
Linda M. Speaker, Benefits Advisor,
Brooklyn-Queens Works

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Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel
Quarterly Meeting
Washington, D.C.
June 7- 9, 2006

DAY ONE (Cont.)


June 7, 2006

12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Lunch On Your Own

1:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach:


“Lessons Learned from the Past 5 Years”
John Kregel, Ed.D. Director of Research, Associate
Director of Rehabilitation Research Training
Center on Workplace Supports, Virginia
Commonwealth University
Susan Omara, Benefits Assistance Resource Center
(BARC) Project Coordinator, Technical
Assistance Liaison & Trainer, Virginia
Commonwealth University
C. David Roberts, PhD, CRC, Rehabilitation
Continuing Education Program (RCEP) 7
Director, Director of the Rehabilitation
Counseling Program in the Department of
Educational and Counseling Psychology,
University of Missouri
Connie Ferrell, Director of Training and
Technical Assistance, Work
Incentives Support Center, Cornell
University, ILR School, Employment and
Disability Institute

3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. BREAK

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Benefits Planning Assistance and Outreach:


Beneficiary Perspectives
Moderated by: David Miller
Natalie Alden, Advocate, Advocacy Center
Jessica Lehman, Community Organizer,
Community Resources for Independent
Living (CRIL)
James Meadours, Co-Director, Peer to Peer
Grant, Arc of Texas

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Panel Discussion and Deliberation

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Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel
Quarterly Meeting
Washington, D.C.
June 7- 9, 2006

DAY TWO
June 8, 2006

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration

9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Public Comment

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. “Gradual Reduction Choice Proposal—A


Comprehensive Strategy for Improving
SSDI/SSI Work Incentives”
Robert “Bobby” Silverstein, Director
Center for the Study and Advancement
of Disability Policy
Allen Jensen, Director, Work Incentives Project
Center for Health Services Research
and Policy, George Washington
University

11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. BREAK

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion and Deliberation

12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own

1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Committee Meetings

3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. BREAK

3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Business Meeting


• May 11, 2006 Meeting Minutes
• Executive Director Report
• Outreach activities of the Panel
• Committee Reports
Torrey Westrom, Committee Chair,
Continuous Improvement
Committee
Andy Imparato, Committee Chair,
Transformation Committee
David Miller, Committee Chair,
Beneficiary Voice
Committee
• Deliberation

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Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Advisory Panel
Quarterly Meeting
Washington, D.C.
June 7- 9, 2006

DAY THREE
June 9, 2006

8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Coffee and Registration

9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Transformation Committee Efforts Developing


the National Employment Investment Policy
Andy Imparato, Chair, Transformation Committee

9:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. BREAK

9:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion of Objectives and Desired


Outcomes for the National Employment
Investment Policy
Becky Roberts, Facilitator

12:00 p.m. Adjourn