RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Five state commissions tht operate under the auspices of the Department of Administration will hold meetings in November. On Monday the agency released the following schedule.
November 6, 2014
Human Relations Commission – The MLK Commission will meet from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Room 2109L of the Administration Building, 116 West Jones Street, Raleigh. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the program for the MLK Bell Ringing event, catering the reception of the State Employees MLK Holiday Observance Program and the FY 2015 MLK grant program. For more information, please contact Emily Williams at 919-807-4424.
November 10, 2014
NC License to Give Trust Fund Commission – The Commission will meet from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at the Miracle In Sight, Inc., 3900 Westpoint Blvd., Suite F, Winston-Salem, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to review, discuss and vote on grant applications. These applications were received for consideration to further the mission of the License to Give Trust Fund Commission as it relates to organ, eye and tissue donation education, and awareness and Advance Care Planning. Also, Progress/Expense Reports of current grantees will be reviewed and discussed. For more information, please contact Vanda Wilson-Wormack at 919-715-3837.
November 14, 2014
State Ethics Commission – The Commission will meet from 9:00 a.m. until business is completed at 424 N. Blount Street, Raleigh, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to consider requests for advice and advisory opinions, complaints and inquiries and any such other business as may come before the Commission. For more information, please contact Beth Carpenter at 919-715-2580.
Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office – The State Youth Council will meet from 6:00 p.m. on November 14 until 1:00 p.m. on November 16 at the Country Inn and Suites, 572 English Road, Rocky Mount, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to review, discuss and make recommendations for funding to be awarded to organizations that applied for small grants. Please contact Cynthia Giles at 919-807-4400 for more information.
November 17, 2014
Academic Standards Review Commission – The Commission will meet from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Commission Room, 5th Floor, Administration Building, 116 W. Jones St., Raleigh. The purpose of the meeting is to continue the Commission's comprehensive review of all English Language and Mathematics standards that were adopted by the State Board of Education under G.S. 115C-12(9c), and propose modifications to ensure that those standards meet all of the criteria listed in Section 2(c) of Senate Bill 812. Please contact Co-Chairs Andre Peek at
or Jeannie Metcalf at
for more information.
November 18, 2014
NC Commission of Indian Affairs – The Recognition Committee will meet from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Room 3032 West, Administration Building, 116 West Jones Street, Raleigh, NC. The purpose of the meeting is to continue the Committee’s review of petition materials submitted by the petitioning group: “Tuscarora Nation of North Carolina.” For more information, please contact Elk Richardson, 919-807-4444.
November 21-23, 2014
Youth Advocacy and Involvement Office – The NC SADD Annual Leadership Conference will be held from 3:00 p.m. on November 21 until 1:00 p.m. on November 23 at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Convention Center, 4700 Emperor Blvd., Durham, NC. The purpose of the meeting is for students to take part in a retreat to learn new peer prevention strategies to implement in their schools and communities. Please contact Harriett Southerland at 919-807-4400 for more information.