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Carrington and Snyder re-elected into Leadership Positions

Congratulations to David Carrington of Innovative Life Solutions and Russell Snyder of Volunteers of America – Chesapeake who were re-elected their respective Board leadership positions of President and Vice-President.  Mr. Carrington will continue to serve as Board President through 2017…
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Dept of Labor: Overtime Rule Change Discussion

The Department of Labor (DOL) has issued new rules and guidelines for determining which employees are eligible to be paid overtime for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.  These new rules change the amount of salary that an individual…
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DSP Conference on Employment – Huge Success

The DC Coalition, along with the DC DDS, Quality Trust and APSE DC joined forces to host a its annual Direct Support Professional conference on Employment.  The Conference entitled, “Employment is Everyone’s Business,” consisted of a day-long educational program including, two…
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DC Coalition Welcomes New Members

The DC Coalition of Disability Service Providers would like to welcome its newest Provider members: Ward & Ward Mental Health Services and Supreme Healthcare; as well as our newest Associate member: Butler Human Services.  We look forward to your involvement…
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Direct Support Professionals Conference – Sept 16th

The DC Coalition’s Direct Support Conference will be held on Friday, September 16th at Gallaudet’s Kellogg Center fro 8AM to 4PM.  This year’s theme is “Employment Is Everyone’s Business.” Much of change that will be required by March 2019 coming from…
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DOL Overtime Concerns Presented to Federal Leaders

On June 14th, the American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) organized members to advocate to US Congressional and Senatorial leaders about the potential impact that the coming Dept. of Labor overtime standards will have upon Medicaid-funded human service providers.   Arthur Ginsberg, President and CEO…
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Jesse Chancellor added to Coalition Board

Jesse Chancellor, president and chief executive officer of National Children’s Center (NCC) in Washington, DC, was unanimously approved as a Coalition Board member at the May 17th meeting.  The DC Coalition of Disability Service Providers welcomes Mr. Chancellor, and we…
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Providers say “Farewell” to DDS Director, Laura Nuss

On April 20th, the DC Coalition and the DC Department on Disability Services teamed up to say “farewell” to Director Laura Nuss, who tendered her resignation last month.  Director Nuss – whose last day at DDS was April 22nd – led DDS for over 8…
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DD Awareness Reception Recap

The DC Coalition’s Developmental Disability Awareness reception that was held on March 23rd at the Madison Hotel  the Madison Hotel.  Speakers included:   Brenda Donald, Deputy Mayor of Human Services; Claudia Schlosberg, Medicaid Director; Laura Nuss, DDS Director; Christopher Ballin – a…
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