Vendor Advisory Committee (VAC) meetings are held on the third Tuesday of odd numbered months from 10 am to noon. The Chair of the committee is Jenifer Foster. The committees purpose is to “provide advice, guidance, recommendations, and technical assistance to the regional center board in order to assist the regional center in carrying out its mandated functions” (See WIC Division 4.5 Section 4622 (i)). This purpose is accomplished by the VAC chair representing vendor interests to the CVRC board. All Regional center service providers are encouraged to participate in the committee meetings.
During these meetings, CVRC staff present information that is relevant to vendors including the state of the budget, regulatory changes and updates, and information about vendor training opportunities. Service Providers have the opportunity to contribute to the discussion and ask pertinent questions toward the goal of providing excellent & collaborative services to clients.