The Department of Economic Security is a partner in numerous councils on human services issues whose members are appointed by the Governor. For information on applying for council membership, please visit the Governor’s Office of Boards and Commissions.The councils are:
Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging– Advises policy makers and state agencies and works with local communities, private enterprise and older adults across the state to accomplish its mission of enhancing the quality of life for older Arizonans.
Governor’s Council on Spinal Head Injuries – Provides information, services and support for individuals with spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries, their families, and the professionals who serve them.
Governor’s State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) – Advises, evaluates and partners with the public vocational rehabilitation program in support of improving access to employment and promoting a diverse workforce statewide.
Governor’s Statewide Independent Living Council – Encourages and advocates independent living for Arizonans with disabilities throughout the state.
Governor’s Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment – Provides leadership, advocacy, and guidance that promotes opportunities for Arizonans of all ages who are blind or visually impaired that result in increased dignity, respect and independence.