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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for June, 2008
Date:7/3/2008

WASHINGTON, July 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is the National Council on Disability's monthly bulletin for June, 2008:

The Bulletin, which is free of charge and available at NCD's Web site (http://www.ncd.gov), brings you the latest issues and news affecting people with disabilities. To subscribe to the NCD listserv, go to http://listserv.access.gpo.gov, click on Online mailing list archives, select NCD-NEWS-L, click on Join or leave the list, then complete the short subscription form. Editorial comments can be sent to Bulletin editor Mark S. Quigley (mquigley@ncd.gov).

President Bush Announces NCD Nominees

On June 5, President George W. Bush announced his intention to renominate two NCD members and nominate two new members. The renominees are Marylyn Howe of Massachusetts and Lonnie Moore of California. The new nominees are Heather McCallum of Georgia and Christina Shanahan of North Carolina. Ms. McCallum would replace current board member Cynthia Wainscott. Ms. Shanahan would replace current board member and Vice Chairperson Pat Pound.

Quarterly Meetings

NCD will conduct its next quarterly meeting at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel, 515 Madison Street, Seattle, Washington, beginning Monday, July 14 and ending Wednesday, July 16. The agenda is posted at http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/quarterly/2008/agenda_july14-16-08.htm.

NCD believes it is vital to hear from communities around the country on what works and what does not for people with disabilities. The purpose of this meeting is to have open discussions about issues such as emergency preparedness, healthcare, employment, and several other subjects of interest to the disability community. We are delighted to have the opportunity to visit Seattle and learn fir
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