The Council is composed of a group of interested individuals throughout the island, a majority of who are individuals with disabilities, whose collective purpose, in partnership with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), to review, analyze and advise regarding Guam’s Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Program.
Members are selected based on their expertise and their representation of a variety of interest and perspectives. All Council members have a responsibility to bring the experience and perspective of the citizens of Guam regarding Vocational Rehabilitation to the Council. This creates a line of communication in which the perspective of a broad array of consumers, employers, service providers, parents and professionals can be heard.
Guam’s State Rehabilitation Council has been created pursuant to Section 101 (a) (35) and Section 105 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended by the Rehabilitation Act Amendment of 1998. Members of the Council are appointed to serve for a term of not more than three years, and no more than two consecutive full terms.