Advisory Council Meetings

Advisory Councils meet in the Central Office Conference Room at 3710 Landmark Drive, Suite 208, Columbia, SC 29204. If you are interested in serving on one of these advisory councils please contact us at [email protected] Scheduled meetings are as follows:

Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (PAIDD) Advisory Council

The PAIDD Advisory Council was established to provide the Board of Directors of DRSC with critical information regarding the current and long-term unique needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members.

Wednesday, January 24, 2024, 12 p.m. (In person)

April 24, 2024, 12 p.m.

July 24, 2024, 12 p.m.

October 23, 2024, 12 p.m.

Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Advisory Council

The PAIMI Council was established to provide advice and recommendations to the DRSC staff and board, work with the Board to develop policies and priorities, and is in charge of submitting a section of the DRSC’s annual report to the federal government.

February 20, 2024, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

May 21, 2024, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

August 20, 2024, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

November 19, 2024, 3 – 4:30 p.m.

Minority and Rural Outreach Program (MROP) Advisory Council

In 1989 the DRSC Board created an advisory council to concentrate on strategies to reach and serve minority, rural, and underserved populations in South Carolina. The council has remained dedicated to advocacy for people with disabilities in minority and rural communities throughout South Carolina.

January 16, 2024, 2 p.m.

April 16, 2024, 2 p.m.

July 16, 2024, 2 p.m.

October 15, 2024, 2 p.m.