April 10, 2014
Jennipher Wiebold, Ph.D., CRC was appointed by Governor Rick Snyder to the Michigan Council for Rehabilitation Services. Housed within the Michigan Department of Human Services, the 17-member council reviews and evaluates Michigan's rehabilitation programs and services, and advises the department director and governor. The Council works in partnership with Michigan Rehabilitation Services and the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs' Bureau of Services for Blind Persons. Dr. Wiebold will represent disability advocacy groups as a member of the Michigan Council for Rehabilitation Services. Dr. Wiebold has held a number of national leadership positions that will support her work on the MCRS, including: President of the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association, AER representative to the National Research and Training Center on blindness and low vision; Board of Directors member for the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association; and Chairperson for the rehabilitation counseling division of AER . Dr. Wiebold is a Fellow of the National Rehabilitation Counseling Association.