The State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee

Mission:The State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee (SVRC) works with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) to help alaskans with disabilities acheive quality employment outcomes.

Chairperson: Mary Elam, parent training and information center representative.


  • SVRC 2015 Annual Report
  • The 2015 State Vocational Rehabilitation Committee (SVRC) Annual Report gives an overview of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation program and SVRC activities.

  • Quarterly Meeting May 9-11 in Sitka
  • The SVRC will meet at the Westmark Sitka Hotel on May 9-11 to hear from people with disabilities, disabilty-related agencies, business owners and those involved with economic development. This is a key part of measuring the challenges and solutions throughout Alaska. The information is used in workforce development planning to ensure people with disabities can get andf keep good jobs.

    Public Notice Announcement.

Business Recognition Award Winners

The SVRC recognizes businesses who make a notable effort to hire qualified workers with disabilities. The goal is to increase the hiring of qualified Alaskans with disabilities and help Alaskan employers find outstanding employees.

  • 2015 Anchorage Large Employer: Scott Bushee
  • Walmart Human Resource Manager

    A man and a women pose together. The man holds a framed certificate.

    DVR Employment Services specialist Gloria Lewellyn and award winner Walmart Market Human Resources Manager, Scott Bushee.

  • 2015 Anchorage Small Employer: Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop
  • Three people stand together, two women and one man. They are wearing business type clothes. The women hold a framed certificate.

    DVR Director John Cannon, award winner Fire Island Bakery co-owner, Janis Fleischman and SVRC Chair, Mary Ann Pruitt.

    Award winner Fire Island Rustic Bakeshop's website

  • Previous Award winners

Consumer Satisfaction Surveys

All surveys below are in PDF file format.