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Communications Committee 2012-2016
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The Communication Committee advises the Council in the planning, development, and implementation of communications, marketing, and public relations practices of the Council. The Committee also performs relevant public information-related activities to achieve outcomes identified by the Council, relative to federal and state issues and priorities impacting individuals who have developmental disabilities, their families, and/or programs or agencies designed to serve them.
The committee shall be comprised of at least three, but no more than five, members due to the nature and timeliness of its responsibilities.
The Communication Committee shall work closely with the Executive Director and appropriate Communications staff to:
1). Assist in the development of strategic communications, including external public relations and media coverage and internal messaging and strategic communication;
2). Advise and oversee the provision and coordination of information to the public and media regarding a variety of Council programs, policies, events, efforts, and related information;
3). Review articles, press releases, speeches, brochures, and other materials as needed;
4). Act as liaisons to a variety of local and state individuals and groups, including exhibiting at relevant events that further the work and informational reach of the Council; and
5). Serve as an informational resource on developmental disabilities to the Council’s committees, task forces, and sister agencies concerning issues related to the dissemination of all information emanating from the work of the Council.