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The Board's Recommendations for Disability Reform

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The Board's Recommendations for Disability Reform

Former Chair Stanford Ross (1997 - 2002) discusses improving the intake of Social Security disability claims.

 

The Importance of Field Office Visits

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The Importance of Field Office Visits

Former Chair Stanford Ross (1997 - 2002) discusses the importance of visiting Social Security field offices to learn about agency challenges from front line employees.

 

Focus of the Board

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Focus of the Board

As Chair of the recently formed Social Security Advisory Board, Stanford Ross (1997 - 2002) discusses the Board’s task of deciding where to focus its efforts.

 

Board Consideration of OASDI Solvency

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Board Consideration of OASDI Solvency

Former Staff Director Margaret Malone (1996 - 2002) discusses the Board's recommendations regarding the solvency of the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability (OASDI) program.

 

The Role of the Technical Panels to the Board

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The Role of the Technical Panels to the Board

Former Board member Syl Schieber (1998 - 2009; Chair 2006 - 2009) discusses the role of the Technical Panels to the Board. For more information on this topic, visit the Board's Technical Panels page under the About the Board tab.

 

The Role of the Chairman of the Board

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The Role of the Chair of the Board

Formor Board member Syl Schieber (1998 - 2009; Chair 2006 - 2009) discusses the role of the Chair of the Board.

 

March 22, 2014: The Role of the First Staff Director

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The Role of the First Staff Director

Margaret Malone, the Board's first Staff Director (1996 - 2002), discusses the early days of the Board and her role as Staff Director.