Council Application

Thank you for your interest in membership to the Ohio Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities (GCPD). Following is an outline of the procedures and criteria, along with an application form. Instructions:

  1. Complete the application form.

  2. Provide the following support materials:

    • Governor Kasich’s Board and Commission form found on his website.

    • Two (2) letters of recommendation.

    • Resume or bio (not to exceed one-page).

  1. Mail, fax, or send an electronic copy of the application and support documents to the Ohio Governor’s Council on People with disabilities.

  2. Materials must be completed and returned to the Council office by July 31, 2014.

  3. Each year seven (7) positions are appointed. Members may apply for a second term, but are limited to two (2) terms. The length of a term is three (3) years.

  4. Applicants must be able to attend both their assigned committee meeting on Wednesday and full council meetings on Thursday. More than two missed meetings in a council year can result in termination of appointment.

  5. Occasionally there is an unexpected vacancy in the GCPD membership. When this occurs the Governor appoints an individual to complete the term of the vacancy.

Send completed application to:

Governor’s Council on People with Disabilities
c/o Shirley Marchi
400 East Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43235 - 4604
FAX: 614-985-7906


Member Application Form 2014