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Jul 11, 2022

Joining Carol Pankow in the studio today is Toni Wolf, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) since 2017. Toni leads her agency with the belief, "If the system isn't enhancing the quality of life for the individual, we at MRC must change the system."

 

Toni explains how MRC has developed...


Jun 12, 2022

Welcome to the 15th episode of the Manager Minute. Joining Carol Pankow in the studio today is Cheryl Fuller, VR Division Director with the Texas Workforce Commission and also incoming CSAVR President. Today we will talk about Social Security's VR Cost Reimbursement program, which was authorized in 1981. The purpose of...


May 9, 2022

Aaron Thompson, Assistant Division Director for the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation, joins Carol Pankow on this 14th episode of Manager Minute to talk about how Utah is making rapid engagement work. Carol has discussed this on two previous podcasts; however, each VR agency has tackled this differently. It is...


Apr 8, 2022

In the Manager Minute Studio today is David Leon, Director of Workforce Programs at the Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) along with host of the Manager Minute podcast, Carol Pankow.

Find out how the projects David has led are shaping the approach that Virginia is taking in relation to...


Mar 14, 2022

On this episode of Manager Minute, we are delighted to discuss Colorado’s Employment First initiative. On the panel, we have:

  • Patricia Henke, Colorado Office of Employment First (COEF) Director
  • Meghan Greene, CIE Manager, CO VR
  • Katie Taliercio, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing (HCPF);...