Blind, Rehabilitation Council for the

Provides training, counseling, and support to help Washington residents of all ages, who are blind or visually impaired, pursue employment, education, and independent living. The Council is an advisory group of volunteers appointed by the Governor who provide counsel and recommendations on the progress of the Department of Services for the Blind.
Board Website
Policy AreaHuman Services
Governor Appointments15
Total Board Positions16
Statutory AuthorityRCW 74.18.070 and 29 USC 725:(b)(1)(A)(xi)
Public Disclosure Required?No
Senate Confirmation Required?No
CompensationTravel reimbursement
Term Length (years)3
Statutory Term Limits2 full terms under federal statute
Member Requirements: A majority of the voting members shall be blind persons. Rehabilitation councilmembers shall be residents of the state of Washington, and shall be appointed in accordance with the categories of membership specified in the federal rehabilitation act of 1973 as now or hereafter amended.