Topic: Helping businesses with employee needs
- Jon Ringlero, Tribal Liaison for the OK Department of Rehabilitation Services
- Timothy Yeahquo, Jr. VR Director for Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Vocational Rehabilitation Program
- Fatos Floyd, Business Services Coordinator for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services
Jon Ringlero is currently serving as the Tribal Liaison for the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. Jon was fortunate to be employed for ten years as a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for two Tribal VR Programs in Oklahoma. His education includes a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University Oklahoma and a Master’s degree in Counseling from Oklahoma State University.
Timothy Yeahquo, Jr. has been employed with the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes Vocational Rehabilitation Program since 2013. During this time Mr. Yeahquo has worked as a job placement specialist, VR counselor and is now currently serving as the VR Director for the program. Before working with the Tribes Mr. Yeahquo was unaware of working with people with disabilities however, since being hired he has gained a passion and desire to see American Indians with disabilities thrive not only in the workforce but in everyday life as well.