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Nevada State Rehabilitation Council

The mission of the Nevada State Rehabilitation Council (NSRC) is to help ensure that vocational  rehabilitation programs (Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation and Bureau of Services to the Blind and Visually Impaired) are consumer oriented, consumer driven, and that the programs' services and resources result in employment outcomes for Nevadans with disabilities.

The Council may assist you or others in the community in the following ways:   

  • Help individuals with disabilities obtain services which may help them become employable.
  • Put employers in contact with individuals with disabilities who may fill their staffing needs.
  • Receive and relay client experiences about the state or the community vocational rehabilitation programs.
  • Receive and relay ideas about improving vocational rehabilitation services.

Council meetings are held at least quarterly, teleconferencing between Carson City and Las Vegas, so that members unable to travel may attend.  Meeting locations and agendas will be posted approximately ten (10) working days before each meeting at:
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Scheduled meetings of the Nevada State Rehabilitation Council are:

February 13, 2019         Full Council
May 22, 2019                 Full Council
August 14, 2019                 State Plan Sub-Committee
September 25, 2019     Full Council
November 20, 2019       Full Council
Previous Meeting Minutes

Council Composition

The Council has a minimum of 16 members as required by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended.  The number in parentheses indicates the minimum representation from various constituencies. The category and current members follow.  Individuals interested in being considered for membership may call (775) 687-6860 for information. 



(1) State Independent Living Council Representative -
Kacy Curry
(1) Parents Training & Information Center Representative - Vacant
(1) Client Assistance Program Representative -
(1) Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor Representative -
Faith Wilson
(1) Community Rehabilitation Program Representatives -  Bob Brown
(4)  Business, Industry and Labor Representatives - Vacant, Daniel Book, Vacant
(2) Individuals with Disabilities, Advocate Representatives -  David Nvestro, Mary Chartrand
(1) Current or Former Applicants or Recipients of Vocational Rehabilitation Services -
Jean Peyton
(1) Native American, Section 121 VR Program - Vacant
(1) State Educational Agency Representative  -
Julie Bowers

State Workforce Investment Board Representative - Vacant

(1) Designated State Unit  Administrator (ex officio) -
Shelley Hendren


2018 Annual Report of the Nevada State Rehabilitation Council

Southern Nevada
(702) 486-5230

(702) 486-1018
Northern Nevada
(775) 687-6860
(775) 684-8400

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