Episode 1 – The Chair role, concepts, and expectations of a public official and three key DD Act “must know” topics, membership, state plan, and funding are discussed with Jodi Thornley and Jeremy Murphy.

Episode 3 – Engaging Council members in the work, the importance of listening, leading towards consensus, diversity and cultural competence are discussed with Matthew Shapiro, Wesley Witherspoon, and Chris Grandy.

Episode 2 – Common duties of a Council Chair, strategies for planning and preparing for meetings, and tips to facilitate and run fair, effective meetings are discussed with Dave Deuel.

Episode 4 – Communication, trust, roles of members, staff and the Director, and shared responsibilities are discussed with Johnna Breland and Darryle Powell.