Meeting Agenda

State Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind

Notice of Public Arbitration Special Committee Meeting

Thursday, January 26, 2017
2:00 p.m. – Completion of Business

One or more Special Committee Members will participate in this meeting at the teleconference sites listed below. Each teleconference location is accessible to the public and the public will be given an opportunity to address the Committee at each teleconference location. The public teleconference sites for this meeting are as follows:

1921 Bella Coola Dr
South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150

Maguire Thomas Partners Gas Tower
555 W. Fifth Street
Floor 20, # 20-083
Los Angeles, CA 90013

Additional Location with Public Access:
Department of Consumer Affairs
1625 N. Market Blvd N-112
Sacramento, CA 95834

Arbitration Special Committee Members
Carmen Delgado, Board Vice President
Gwen Marelli, Board Member

Executive Officer
Brian Skewis

Legal Counsel
Shela Barker


  1. Call to Order/Roll Call
  2. Public Comment on Items Not on the Agenda
  3. Determination regarding the custody of guide dog "C." pursuant to Business and Professions Code Section 7215.6(f).
  4. Adjournment

Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Agenda items may be taken out of order. Meetings of the Board of Guide Dogs for the Blind are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Brian Skewis at (916) 574-7825 or by e-mail at or send a request to 1625 N. Market Blvd., Suite N-112, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation. Please be advised that while the Board makes every effort to make meetings accessible by telephone, it is limited by technical capabilities and technical difficulties cannot always be prevented. The best way to ensure participation in a meeting is to attend in person.