Jackie Rogers, PhD, Director of The Office of Public Guardian
1:00 to 2:30 pm ET
Location – Vermont State Employees Credit Union, VSECU Board Room – One Bailey Avenue, Montpelier, VT
1:00 – Welcome and Introductions
1:05 to 1:45 Presenter – Ms. Rogers will discuss how financial exploitation impacts guardianships in Vermont. Feel free to send questions before the event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
1:55 to 2: 15 Case Summary Review
2:20 to 2:30 Legislative Initiatives and Vermont Resource Guide Sub-committees updates.
2:30 –Adjourn Please return Feedback Forms.
2016 Meeting Dates
No Meeting in December.
More about The Office of Public Guardian
The Office of Public Guardianship, acting under court authority, provides public guardianship where there is no friend or family member to serve as guardian, and the individual needs a public guardian to protect his or her rights or welfare.
Vermont law provides public guardianship for:
Note that there is no public guardianship in Vermont for individuals between the ages of 18 and 60 with mental disabilities other than a developmental disability.
The mission of the program is to assist and empower people under guardianship in making decisions and taking actions in critical life areas. Public guardians seek to diminish the need for public guardianship by identifying, training, and assisting private guardians; by encouraging and preparing individuals to make their own decisions; and by developing supportive community resources.