February 2006

ADA Meeting - February 23, 2006

 

Members Present: John Baxter, Amy Bones, Barb Brock, Ann Ryan Haddad, Andrea Jahn, Terri Lynch, Mark Panning, Wade Pearson, Cathy Pedersen, Lennis Pederson, Rich Rossi

 

Unable to Attend: Jeffery Branstetter, Whitney Douglas, Barbara Flynn, Georgian Lee, Amy Matthews, Stacy Peitz, John Pierce

 

Minutes: The January 26, 2006 meeting minutes were approved by Wade Pearson and seconded by Andrea Jahn.

 

The Committee recognized the work given by Betsy Reece and wish here well in her new employment.

 

Mark Panning told the group that the Red Dawgs will do a demonstration at the Creighton Womenís basketball game on March 2nd. There is a possibility of being at the menís venue for next season.

 

Bobbi Cordano has approved the video of her presentation for the past symposium. Mark Panning will load the message on the web page. A shorter version to be used for training will be made available on DVD.

 

Mark Panning told the Committee that Stacy Peitz and SEN are progressing through the development of a video reflecting accessibility on campus. The effort will be an enhancement of previous videos.

 

Wade Pearson was asked to develop a program for the October í06 Symposium. Rich Rossi and Amy Bones offered to assist Wade. The Committee raised ideals about what might be part of the event. The survey by Amy Matthews, a few months back, will be the basis for the program theme.

 

Wade will explore the possible on-line training options available. The University of Washington is a source to be explored further.

 

Rich Rossi volunteered to begin developing a brochure alerting faculty and staff about ADA. Rich will involve Jeff Branstetter.

 

Cathy Pedersen informed the group that she and Barb Brock are working on a program to be presented as an employee development program through University College next fall. More work is expected to happen in March.

 

The Committee opted to have the student organization speak at the March meeting. Kathy Taggart is expected to inform us about grant possibilities at the April meeting.

 

The meeting adjourned at 10:28 A.M.

 

The next meeting is scheduled for March 30, 2006 in the Swanson Hall Technology Room.

 

Future meeting dates:

April 27, 2006

May 25, 2006

June 29, 2006

July 27, 2006

August 31, 2006