Neil McNeil, M.A., L.R.C.
Neil McNeil is a program manager for the ICI. He provides technical assistance to state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies as a member of the New England TACE Center team. Prior to joining the ICI, Neil worked for the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC). He has led MRC area offices in Quincy, Plymouth, and Worcester.
Neil has led and participated in a large number of task forces and initiatives within and outside the MRC, focusing on policy development, service system improvements, and staff training. In addition to his many years as a VR counselor, he has also served as a career consultant for the Norcap Center for Addictions in Norfolk, Massachusetts and as an employee assistance specialist for Family Services of Central Massachusetts. He has been a guest lecturer for the Rehabilitation Continuing Education Program at Assumption College and at the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Neil's recent professional interests include leadership development, organizational learning, and systems thinking. He has been involved with innovative grants designed to improve service delivery systems. As a member of the 33rd Institute on Rehabilitation Issues Prime Study Group, Neil co-authored a chapter on organizational culture for the monograph Recruitment and Retention of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors (George Washington University, 2007).