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Government Relations Committee
Chair: Verna Hensley, Vice President of Public Affairs,
Easter Seals of Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore

The Government Relations Committee (GRC) brings together A.N.D. members from developmental disability and mental health community service providers. The GRC provides a forum for members to become educated on current legislation and annual state budget issues.

Guest speakers are often invited to attend GRC meetings. In previous GRC meetings, guests have included the director of Delaware’s Office of Management and Budget, Joint Finance Committee Co-Chair Melanie George Smith, Department of Health and Social Service division directors as well as candidates for Delaware’s only congressional seat.

For more information on A.N.D.’s Government Relations Committee meeting times and location, please contact Carolyn Petrak, Associate Executive Director.