CRS updates Alabama families at State PAC meeting (photo gallery)

Families from across the state met with CRS and ADRS leaders yesterday at the State Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to discuss current initiatives. Following a welcome from State Parent Consultant Susan Colburn, ADRS Commissioner Jane Elizabeth Burdeshaw introduced herself and spoke about her career in rehabilitation. As guest speaker, Robin Rawls, communications director for AlabamaContinue reading “CRS updates Alabama families at State PAC meeting (photo gallery)”

A Q&A with new Commissioner Burdeshaw

Q: Tell us a bit about your background in rehabilitation. A: My first real job after receiving my degree was with the Alabama Elks Memorial Center in Montgomery. It’s closed now, but my time there might have positively impacted my career more than anything else I’ve done since. The Elks Center was an ADRS CRPContinue reading “A Q&A with new Commissioner Burdeshaw”

Board names Burdeshaw next ADRS commissioner (photo gallery)

The Alabama Board of Rehabilitation Services has appointed Jane Elizabeth Burdeshaw to succeed Cary Boswell as ADRS commissioner. Boswell, who will be retiring June 30, has served in the department’s top spot since 2009. Burdeshaw has been with ADRS almost 20 years, having served as a SAIL case manager, vocational rehabilitation counselor, staff training andContinue reading “Board names Burdeshaw next ADRS commissioner (photo gallery)”