June C. McCarrell of Third Street, Ilion, has been confirmed by the state senate for an extended term on the Board of Visitors of the Broome Developmental Disabilities Services Office, Senator James L. Seward announced today. Seward is a member of the Senate Finance Committee, which must consider nominations before they are acted upon by the full senate.
McCarrell has been a parent advocate for developmentally disabled individuals and is past president of Herkimer County ARC. She has served on a variety of local panels and committees involved with the handicapped and handicapped-transportation issues.
"June McCarrell is a valuable member of the board of visitors," Seward said. "I commend the governor on his nomination and wish her well as she continues to serve."
The panel reviews the operations of the center and works with the director to make recommendations concerning its programs and policies.
The term expires in 2010.
The position carries no compensation.