Senior Research Fellow Advising MA Commission for the Blind (MA UCEDD/LEND)

February 9, 2018

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Dr. Susan Foley, a senior research fellow at the ICI, has been appointed to the statutory advisory board of the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, or MCB. According to the MCB e-newsletter, "The Statutory Advisory Board [...] consists of five people, qualified by training, experience, or demonstrated interest in the services for individuals who are blind.

The SAB members are appointed by the Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services, with the approval of the Governor's Office, for a term of five years and meets monthly with the Commissioner on matters pertaining to services for citizens of Massachusetts who are blind.""Commissioner Paul Saner and the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind's leadership and staff are providing very important services in our Commonwealth," said Dr. Foley. "I am honored to be a member of the board, and grateful for the opportunity to make a difference so that such services lead to improved education, health, community living and employment of persons using MCB services." Dr. Foley and the other 4 appointees were sworn in for their 5-year term of service in October 2017.