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August 2016 Membership Meeting

SDS Annual General Membership Meeting

Held on Tuesday, August 23, 2016, 5:00-6:30pm Eastern Time

if you have registered for the sds annual membership meeting, you will join the meeting via adobe connect:

Join the meeting using this link:
NOTE: Please enter your first and last name in the GUEST LOGIN field. Please log in at 4:45 so the meeting can begin on time.

Attendance Sign-up

Dear SDS Members,

You must sign up beforehand by AUGUST 18th to attend this virtual meeting (the only way we can give you access to the platform). Here is the link to the the sign-up sheet:

Once you have signed up, you will receive connection instructions from the SDS office sent to the email address you specify.

CART (captioning) will be provided at the meeting.

The tech platform for this virtual meeting will be the same as the May 15 Town Hall, again provided by The Ohio State University and the ADA Coordinator’s Office (Scott Lissner, OSU-ADA Coordinator and former AHEAD President).

Preliminary Agenda

  • Introduction of New & Returning Board Members
  • Announcement of New SDS Board of Directors Officers (Executive Committee)
  • Updates from the SDS President (Brenda Brueggemann)
    • Hyatt hotel debt settlement
    • Going forward....
      • Conference in 2017, etc?
      • Renewing SDS memberships
      • SDS Board Committees and YOU (participating!)
      • Official call for SDS Executive Office/r
  • Budget Report
    • SDS Board Treasurer (Phil Smith) and Interim Executive Director (Devva Kasnitz)
  • Report from the Interim Executive Director (Devva Kasnitz)
  • Announcement of 2016 Irving K. Zola Award
  • DSQ Report
  • Caucus Reports
  • Interest Group Reports

We would love to have robust participation at this meeting! Again, please take note of this date!
Deadline to SIGN UP to attend the Virtual Annual General Membership Meeting: AUGUST 18th.
Please sign-up here .

Devva Kasnitz, PhD
Interim Executive Director
Society for Disability Studies
PO Box #5570
Eureka, CA 95502
sdskasnitz (at) gmail (dot) com
Skype: devva.kasnitz
Please open Chat with Skype.
Text, Voicemail: 510-206-5767
Please use email, chat, text, or voicemail if you are not familiar with my speech impairment.


The Society for Disability Studies Board of Directors would like to acknowledge The Ohio State University for their technical support of the August 2016 SDS General Membership Meeting

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