MCB Rehabilitation Council (RC)

The Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) Rehabilitation Council (RC) consists of at least 15 members who are appointed by the Governor. The majority of the members are blind. Members serve for a term of not more than three years. No member may serve more than two consecutive full terms.

About Us

The Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) Rehabilitation Council (RC) is a federally mandated independent advisory council. The Council was established to provide a forum for stakeholders to advise, assess, and assist MCB in its provision of vocational rehabilitation programs and services to residents of the Commonwealth who are blind.

Meetings

The Rehabilitation Council meets quarterly, on the first Wednesday in March, June, September, and December, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. The meetings are recorded and posted on MCB's YouTube channel

If you require an ADA accommodation, please submit the online request form or contact MCB's ADA Coordinator Shauntay M. King at (617) 894-4352 or Shauntay.M.King@mass.gov at least 2 weeks prior to the event. Every effort will be made to provide reasonable accommodations. The online request form is titled "Reasonable Accommodations for Executive Department Employees" but may be used by the public.

Contact Us

For more information or to contact the MCB Rehabilitation Council, email the MCB general inbox at MCBinfo@mass.gov

MCB will forward the email to the Rehabilitation Council chairperson.

Council Members

  • Statewide Independent Living Council Representative

    Vacant

  • Parent Training and Information Center Representative

    Rebecca Davis

  • Client Assistance Program Representative

    Naomi Goldberg

  • MCB Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor (ex officio)

    Priscilla Ngome

  • Community Rehabilitation Service Providers Representative, Secretary

    Jennifer Harnish

  • Business, Labor & Industry Representative

    Devon Meyer

  • Business, Labor & Industry Representative

    Jenifer Whitmore

  • Business, Labor & Industry Representative

    Vacant

  • Business, Labor & Industry Representative

    Vacant

  • Disability Advocacy Group Representative

    Jerry Berrier

  • Representative of Individual who is Blind and has Multiple Disabilities (Chair)

    Brian Switzer

  • Current/Former Recipient of Vocational Rehabilitations Services

    Vacant

  • Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Representative

    Martha Daigle

  • State Workforce Development Board Representative

    Vacant

  • MCB Commissioner (ex officio)

    John Oliveira 

    Commissioner

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