Pawlenty appoints Osage woman to Living Council
Gov. Tim Pawlenty announced the appointment of Jeffrey Nurick and James O'Neill, and the reappointment of Connie Lee Berg, Victoria Dalle-Molle, Ann Roscoe, Judith Sanders, and Ann Zick to the Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC).
Berg, Red Lake, is reappointed as the member representing American Indian Rehabilitation Projects to a three-year term that expires January 3, 2011.
Dalle-Molle, Rochester, is reappointed as a director of a center for independent living member to a three-year term that expires January 3, 2011.
Nurick, Bloomington, is appointed as an advocate member to a three-year term that expires January 3, 2011. He replaces Mark Eggen on the council.
O'Neil, Minneapolis, is appointed as a public member to fulfill a three-year term that expires on January 4, 2010. He replaces Lois Johnson on the council.
Roscoe, Columbia Heights, is appointed as an ex-offico member representing the State Council on Disability to a three year term that expires January 3, 2011. She replaces David Schwartzkopf on the council.
Sanders, Minneapolis, is reappointed as a public member to a three-year term that expires January 3, 2011.
Zick, Osage, is reappointed as an advocate member to a three-year term that stared running in 2007 and expires January 3, 2010.
The Statewide Independent Living Council advises state agencies on issues related to independent living for persons with disabilities. The council consists of 21 members, including 16 appointed by the governor.