Board of Directors
Catholic Charities is a not-for-profit organization with its own governing body that is incorporated in the State of Michigan and functions within the limits of its by-laws. The Board is responsible for adopting policies, guiding the organizational development through long-term planning, overseeing financial management, and ensuring Catholic Charities’ accountability to the public.
2014 Board of Directors:
President — Robert F. Wheeler
Vice President — John Jones, Jr.
Secretary — Daniel D. Maley
David M. Scott
Charles T. Young
Joseph Pellerito, Jr.
Offering e-books has a great deal of potential as a platform to provide clients and patients, as well as, their caregivers with dynamic content for home exercise and independent living programs.
The emergence of Microsoft’s office applications on the iPad platform will greatly enhance it’s functionality, especially when developing and sharing office documents with colleagues and friends using PC-based operating systems. What do you think about Microsoft offering these as “free applications” but requiring a subscription to fully unlock all of the features and functionality?
Emerging technologies such as advanced virtual reality could have major implications for people with disabilities. For example, mobility training could occur in a virtual world where scenarios that require the user to problem solve as a precursor to mobility training within the naturalistic environment. What are some other possible applications for people with disabilities or their caregivers or both?
This could have some interesting implications for people with disabilities that have challenges related to topographical orientation. The indoor positioning technology also could help caregivers responsible for seniors with advanced Alzheimer’s, for example, to ensure they do not wander. What other examples can you provide?