INFORMAL SESSION MINUTES
March 22, 2016 2:00 p.m. Commissioners’ Office Conference Room
PRESENT: Commissioners Mary Starrett and Allen Springer; Commissioner Stan Primozich
Staff: Laura Tschabold, Todd Sadlo, Desiree Lundeen, Jayne Mercer, Silas Halloran-
Steiner and Emily Piper.
Guests: Nicole Montesano, News-Register; and Chad Freeman and AJ Foscoli, SEDCOR.
* indicates item forwarded to formal agenda
Commissioner Starrett called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m.
* Personnel - see agenda for details.
* Contracts - see agenda for details.
SEDCOR update - Chad Freeman and AJ Foscoli provided an activity report stating that they
continue to see a steady growth in companies that they’ve been working closely with and
described their marketing and workforce development efforts. AJ reviewed and discussed the
strategic investment summary (see Exhibit A).
HHS update - Silas Halloran-Steiner discussed the need for medical providers in Adult
Behavioral Health and Public Health.
Emily Piper provided a brief summary of the Supported Employment program through
Abacus. She stated that overall, employment numbers are up. She expressed the effectiveness of
the program and follow up after job placements to help client’s maintain employment.
Following commissioner updates, the meeting adjourned at 2:50 p.m.
Lucy Flores Mendez
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