Officers elected to lead DRS

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Oklahoma City – Enid bank vice president and community leader April Danahy was recently elected chair of the Commission for Rehabilitation Services.

She previously served as vice chair of the board which governs the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. The agency serves more than 83,400 Oklahomans with disabilities.

OKC disability services coordinator named to DRS’ governing board

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Oklahoma City – Emily Cheng of Oklahoma City was recently appointed to the Commission for Rehabilitation Services by Governor Mary Fallin.

The commission is the governing board for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

DRS annually serves more than 83,400 Oklahomans with disabilities through career planning, employment, independent living, educational programs and the determination of medical eligibility for disability benefits.

Nickles named to lead top-performing disability benefits eligibility program

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Oklahoma City – Brian Nickles was recently selected to lead the Disability Determination Services, a division of the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services.

Nickles, from Norman, supervises approximately 350 employees who determine medical eligibility for citizens who apply for Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income.

DDS’ $45.4 million budget is entirely funded by the federal government, which eliminates a potential financial burden on the state.

Columbus Day

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Yes, we are open for business.
By prevailing over all obstacles and distractions, one may unfailingly arrive at his chosen goal or destination. --Christopher Columbus

Happy Labor Day

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"I believe in the dignity of labor, whether with head or hand; that the world owes no man a living but that it owes every man an opportunity to make a living." – John D. Rockefeller
All DRS Offices will be Closed September 4, 2017

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