[tabi] Re: Fw: [fcb-l] some info on new dbs director

  • From: "Chip and Allie Orange" <acorange@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 14:23:27 -0400

Thanks Robert.


To go along with Robert's info, here is the announcement from the interrem
direct of DBS on the hiring of the new permanent director:




Hi DBS - I'm writing to share good news!

After a deliberate and thoughtful search, Commissioner Tony Bennett has
named Robert

Lee Doyle, III, as the Director of the Division of Blind Services (DBS)
within the

Florida Department of Education. He will begin his position with the
division mid-July.

Robert Doyle has served for four years as director of the Division for the

Impaired within the Department of Human Services in Delaware.  He has 14
years of

experience in human services and education and holds a bachelor's degree in

studies and a master's degree in public administration, both from the

of Illinois. Among other achievements, he has implemented initiatives that

in increased successful employment outcomes through the VR program and has
also worked

to expand food service and vending business opportunities through Delaware's

Enterprise program. Robert places a high priority on customer service,

and positive relations with consumer groups and other stakeholders. Having

some time with him, I can also share that he actively promotes effective

and collaboration among staff, and is very excited about the opportunity to

with all of you on the many positive initiatives underway in this division.

We are fortunate that Robert Doyle will join the Department of Education as

director for blind services.  He has a proven track record of promoting the

and successful employment of blind and visually-impaired citizens, and it's
to our

mutual benefit that he is coming to Florida to continue his work in the


Thanks in advance for your warm welcome of him! I'll let you know a

when it's available, and in the meantime, we'll keep taking care of business

helping our customers set and achieve their goals for academic success,
work, or

independent living.  Enjoy the rest of your week - AMcK

Aleisa C. McKinlay, JD, MA

Interim Director, DOE-Division of Blind Services

  Turlington Bldg, Ste 1114

  325 W. Gaines St

  Tallahassee, FL 32399


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