EARLY CHILDHOOD INTERVENTION SERVICES
Advisory committee; membership; duties
Section 3. The commissioner shall appoint an advisory committee which shall consist of fifteen members, including one representative from each of the following state agencies: the department of public health, the department of mental health, the department of developmental services, the department of education, the department of transitional assistance, the department of children and families and the department of early education and care; one representative of the Massachusetts Early Intervention Consortium; at least three of whom shall represent program consumers; at least three of whom shall represent program providers; and at least one of whom shall represent the collective bargaining unit which represents state employees who provide early intervention services. Said committee shall advise the division relative to the development of program standards, the gathering of statistical and assessment data, the coordination of state agencies, the resolution of administrative and collective bargaining issues, the promotion of early intervention services, and coordination and planning to maximize resources.