State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) LogoThe CNMI State Rehabilitation Council (SRC) is a Governor appointed body that provides advice and support to the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, on behalf of people with disabilities and their families, regarding the delivery of effective rehabilitation services which lead to employment for people with disabilities.  Each member serves a three-year term.



Mission Statement:


"It is the mission of the State Rehabilitation Council to partner with the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and the CNMI workforce to ensure people with disabilities are able to obtain and maintain meaningful and satisfying employment."

Note: Adopted by the SRC during their FY 2018 Second General Membership Meeting on April 19, 2018.


SRC Meeting opt 



SRC Chairman Preston Basa opt  

Preston O. Basa – Interim Chairperson, Representation: Public School System, Special Education


SRC Secretary Irene Holl opt

Irene Holl – Secretary, Employment and Marketing Committee Chairperson, Representation: Business, Industry and Labor

SRC Fiscal Officer Emeterio Fitial opt Emeterio Fitial – Fiscal Officer, Representation: Former Consumer

Robert Mendiola – Transition & Assistive Technology Committee Chairperson, Representation: Rota Representative

Julia Victoria Benavente – Quality Assurance & Quality Improvement Committee Chairperson, Representation: State Workforce Investment Board

Gernadine Camacho – Member, Representation: Statewide Independent Living Council

Junnie Masga – Member, Representation: Parent Training & Information Center

James Rayphand – Member, Representation: Client Assistance Program

Jane Tudela – Member, Representation: Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor

Victorino Cepeda – Member Representation: Business, Industry and Labor

Janice Tenorio – Member, Representation: Business, Industry and Labor

Linda C. Torres – Member, Representation: Business, Industry and Labor

Chad Merfalen – Member, Representation: Disability Advocacy Group

Christopher Cabrera – Member, Representation: Advocate

Monika Diaz – Member, Representation: Tinian Representative

Arlene M. Reyes – Ex-Officio, Acting Director of Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Designated State Unit