Council Meetings and Events Schedule

Below you will find a schedule of upcoming meetings, as well as events that the Council is involved in. For a schedule of upcoming community events, click here. To see photos of past events, click here.

 

Upcoming Events

 

Community Bridges 7th Annual Family Picnic - Sponsored by the CB Family Support Council

Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 11am - 1pm in Rollins Park in Concord Click here to see Flyer for details

 

NH Yellow Flag DSP Appreciation Campaign

Friday, September 14, 2018 on The State House Lawn in Concord - You can drop off your flags at the DD Council office (2 1/2 Beacon Street, Concord, NH) any time before the event. Click here for flag specificaitions

The Direct Support Professional Yellow Flag Campaign in NH will be displayed on the State House lawn in Concord, NH on Friday, September 14th, 2018. The purpose of this event is to elevate the awareness and importance of the direct support profession. Each Yellow Flag will have the name of a DSP and the individual that they work with (made by people with disabilities, families and others). Over 1,000 Yellow Flags will be flying, which represents the many dedicated and committed Direct Support Professionals who proudly serve citizens with disabilities in our state.

For more information click the following link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsnuhJAECeU

 

Concord Multicultural Festival

Sunday, September 23, 2018 on Main Street in Concord

The Concord Multicultural Festval is a celebration of all cultures, featuring 4+ hours of entertainment performed by local musicians and dancers, more than 20 food vendors selling delectable cuisine from their home countries, local artists selling their unique crafts, traditional arts demonstrations, activities for all ages, an international flag parade with more than 40 countries represented, and so much more. Everyone is welcome and invited!

For more information click the following link: https://concordnhmulticulturalfestival.org/home

 

Lights! Camera! Advocacy! : Advocate NH 5th Annual Conference - Friday, September 28th at 9:00am - NH Police Standards & Training Council Facility, 17 Institute Drive, Concord, NH

For more information and to register click the following link: https://iod.unh.edu/advocate2018

 

AT Maker's Fair - Conference and Expo - Saturday, September 29th at 8:00am - Grappone Conference Center, Concord, NH

For more information click the following link: https://www.facebook.com/ATMakersNH/?ref=page_internal

 

Coming Soon: Employment Leadership Awards Information - Wednesday, October 10th

 

*** DSP Conference Update*** - Please note that the 2018 DSP conference has been postponed to June 14th 2019. It will be a one-day conference in Nashua. The committee needed the additional time to plan for the conference and secure sponsorships. More information to follow...

 

Also, keep a look out for our Fall 2018 Stepping Stones issue!

 

Meeting Schedules

Full Council Meetings

The Council meets every other month, on the 2nd Thursday, from 1 PM - 3 PM at Walker Building at 21 S. Fruit Street in Concord unless otherwise specified.
Optional pre-meetings will take place at noon.

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Thursday, September 13th - Annual Meeting - Extended Meeting from 10:00am - 3pm

Thursday, November 8th

Executive Committee

Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Thursday of the month, from 9:30 AM - 11 AM when there is no Full Council meeting at 21 S. Fruit Street, unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Thursday, August 23

Thursday, September 27

*If there is a conference call in between scheduled meetings, it will be for the purpose of receiving informal reports and updates from the Executive Director between meetings. They are not meetings and no Council business will be conducted.

Policy Committee

Meetings are scheduled for the third Friday of the month from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Friday, July 20-CANCELED

Friday, August 17

Program & Planning Committee

Meetings are scheduled for the every other month from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM on the same day that the full Council meets, unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Thursday, July 12th

Thursday, August 15 at 2pm

Member Relations Committee

Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Thursday of the month from 11 AM - 12:30 PM unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Thursday, July 26

Thursday, August 23

Finance/Budget Committee

Meetings are scheduled for the second Thursday of the month from 11 AM - 12:30 PM in months when there is no Full Council meeting, unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming Meeting Dates at S. Fruit Street:

Thursday, August 9

Thursday, October 11

Ad Hoc Task Forces

Self-Advocacy Leadership Team (SALT) - Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Thursday of every month, from 11 AM - 2 PM, unless otherwise specified.

Upcoming meeting dates:

Thursday, July 26

Thursday, August 23

Cultural Diversity Taskforce - Meetings will take place bi-weekly until further notice, on the second Wednesday of the month, from 11 AM - 12 PM

Upcoming meeting dates:

Friday, August 24th from 10am to 12:30 - For Assistance with the Agency Assessment Survey

Dual Diagnosis / Co-Occuring Conditions Taskforce

Upcoming meeting dates:

Wednesday, TBD

Employment Services - Meetings are scheduled for the third Tuesday of every month at 2 PM, unless otherwise specified

Upcoming meeting dates:TBD (Work group temporarily tabled)

 

Other Meetings of Interest

National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals, NH Chapter
Meetings are scheduled for the fourth Tuesday of the month, from 6 PM - 8 PM

Upcoming meeting dates:

People First NH

Saturday, July 28

Saturday, August 25

 

Community events

Click here for a schedule of upcoming community events.

Photos

Click here to view photos of past Council events.