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Kentucky SILC Bylaws 
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To the Statewide Council for Indpendent Living, known as the SILC.  We are a federally mandated, Governor appointed council where a majority of our members are individuals with disabilities.

Our SILC is required to:

  • Develop, monitor and review a state plan, in conjuction with our State Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR), that addresses the independent needs in our state;
  • Develop and support a statewide network of Independent Living Centers, called CILs;
  • Submit periodic reports to OVR, as well as coordinates activities with the State Rehabilitation Council; and
  • Ensure that all regularly scheduled meetings of the SILC are open to the public and provide reasonable accommodations when requested within a one week notice.
874K Event, Save the Date 2015


Frankfort Convention Center (Doors open at 10:00 a.m.)
Program begins at 10:30 a.m. and concludes at 1:00 p.m.
Educate Policymakers about the “874,000+ Returns on Investments”
Advocate, Share Stories & Enjoy (Lunch Provided)


Event Flyer:

874K 2015 Event [MS Word 186KB]



NCIL Rally, Washington DC


Chair, Elsie Speed, at the NCIL Rally in Washington DC.


2014 ADA Rally, Frankfort

Member-At-Large, Danny Perry and Council Member, Sandra Radford, show their support at the 2014 ADA Rally at the Capitol Building in Frankfort.

SILC Chair Presents Award to Sandi Radford

Chair Elsie Speed thanks past Chair Sandra Radford for her service and commitment to SILC with an engraved gavel plaque.

Chair Elsie Speed thanks past Chair Sandra Radford for her service and commitment to SILC with an engraved gavel plaque. 


List of Acronyms 
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Upcoming Meetings

SILC Meeting
June 9, 2015

Location to be determined.

Contact Germaine O' Connell or Kari Skaggs for more information at


Interested in Serving on the Council?

We are looking for a few good council members!  Would you be interested in serving on the SILC?  If so, look over the attached application packet below; explore this website; email Germaine O'Connell if you have any questions at germaine.oconnell@uky.edu and then fill out the application completely and send it to address in the attached cover letter! 
It’s that easy!

Application Packet:

SILC Recruitment Letter
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Governor's Application to Boards and Commissions
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Application Questions for New Members
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Last Updated 3/12/2015
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