Multi-County Clients Council

2008 Annual Conference Survey

Project Director's Survey and Input

2008 Region VI Annual Conference
Director’s Survey & Input

Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;

George E. Lee, Jr., Chairman, 502-584-4979-m3c@bellsouth.net Latryna Carlton, Recording Secretary, 863-439-1834, carltonle@hotmail.com

2008 Region VI Annual Conference
Director’s Survey & Input

Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;



Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;

George E. Lee, Jr., Chairman Latryna Carlton, Recording Region VI Secretary, Region VI
863-439-1834
502-584-4979 carltonle@hotmail.com m3c@bellsouth.net
2008 Region VI Annual Conference
Director’s Survey & Input

Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;

George E. Lee, Jr., Chairman Latryna Carlton, Recording Region VI Secretary, Region VI
863-439-1834
502-584-4979 carltonle@hotmail.com m3c@bellsouth.net
2008 Region VI Annual Conference
Director’s Survey & Input

Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;

George E. Lee, Jr., Chairman Latryna Carlton, Recording Region VI Secretary, Region VI
863-439-1834
502-584-4979 carltonle@hotmail.com m3c@bellsouth.net
2008 Region VI Annual Conference
Director’s Survey & Input

Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;

George E. Lee, Jr., Chairman Latryna Carlton, Recording Region VI Secretary, Region VI
863-439-1834
502-584-4979 carltonle@hotmail.com m3c@bellsouth.net
2008 Region VI Annual Conference
Director’s Survey & Input

Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;

carltonle@hotmail.com m3c@bellsouth.net
2008 Region VI Annual Conference
Director’s Survey & Input

Date:___________________ Your Name:____________________________________

Legal Services (LS) Organization Name:______________________________________
Address:_______________________________________________________________

Phone: ( ) _____________ Cell: ( ) ___________ Fax: ( ) ____________

Email(s): _______________________________________________________________

1. How many Client Board Members do you currently have? ___________
a) Regularly Attend Board Meetings
b) Participate in Board Activities
c) Contribute to Annual Campaign
d) Accepts Committee Assignments
2. Have your Client Board Members established a Client Council for your Legal Service Organization?:
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
3. Is there a Statewide Client Council in your State?: Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
4. Are ANY of your a Client Board Members apart of the Statewide Client Council?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
5. Are ANY of your Client Board Members apart of the Region VI Board of Directors?
Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____
6. Do you plan to attend this Conference? Yes___ No___ Don’t Know ____

7. Will your Program Board be covering the cost for Client Board members who attend? Yes__ No__ Some__

8. Are you willing to send Client Representatives if Room Sharing reduces expenses? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__
9. What do you expect Board Members to gain from attending this conference?

10. What are your expectations of Region VI Client Council?

11. After Conference(s) do your Board Members request to be on the Agenda to provide a Report?
Yes___ No___
12. After participating in a conference, do you request Board Members distribute information received to other Board Members who did not attend? Yes___ No___

13. If yes, how do Board Members distribute or convey information?

14. Would Region VI Reports on Board Member Participation at our Conference(s) be beneficial or useful to your Board of Directors? Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

15. Would you like to receive Regular Updates on Conference & other information related to Region VI Client Council. Yes__ No__ Don’t know__

WORKSHOPS
{Tentatively Scheduled}
**The HUD and FEMA workshops are two day events, 8[eight hours] each day to receive Certification

SPECIAL NOTE for HUD & FEMA CERTIFICATIONS: Both trainings conducted by HUD & FEMA Reps, not private contractors!!! NO CERTIFICATION RECEIVED FOR PARTIAL ATTENDANCE!! No Exceptions per Federal Regulations!!!
HUD Grant Writing Certification - Requires (2) Days, (8) Hours Both Days
to complete training & receive certification from HUD.

FEMA Logistics (NIMS) Training &/or Points of Distribution (PODS) Certification:
Individual Subject Certifications Requires
(1) Day Each, (8) Hours Each Day per Subject !!!

1. Incident Command System Introduction-(ICS-IS 100) - PODS
2. National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Introduction (IS-700) - Logistics

What other types of Conference Workshops would you like to see? Check all that apply.

___Affordable Housing
___Finances/Manage & budget your money
___Education
___Disaster (pre, post, and response)
___Homeownership program
___Health issues
___Restore your rights
___HUD Grant Writing Certification
___FEMA Training/Certification (Logistics & Points of Distribution)
___AmeriCorps Programs – VISTA, VISTE & Disabled Inclusion
___Comprehensive & Consolidated Plans – State &/or Federal
___Environmental Issues (Specify)
___Department of Justice Grants – Juvenile & Adult
___Food Distribution Programs – SHARE Food, Commodities, etc.
___IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs (VITA)
___Neighborhood Planning/Organizing
___The Charrette – Introduction to Collaborative Community Planning
___Citizens Academy’s – What are they & why do you want to attend
___Elderly Housing
___Homelessness
___HIV Awareness for Communities
___USDA Food & Nutrition Programs
___Using Census Data Effectively
___Participating in the Census - Special Tabulations & Community Partnerships
___Starting a Non-Profit
___Forming a State Client Council
___ Clients Role on Legal Services Boards
___Immigration Issues
___How to apply for Grant(s
___Other(s): (Please specify) ___________________________________________________

Thank you for your participation and input into this process. If you have any other concerns, please contact the following individuals;

George E. Lee, Jr., Chairman Latryna Carlton, Recording Secretary 863-439-1834
502-584-4979 carltonle@hotmail.com m3c@bellsouth.net

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