September 2009

ADA Meeting - September 30, 2009

Members Present(X):
XJohn BaxterAmy Matthews
XAmy BonesXSr. Donna Marie McGargill
XJeff BranstetterXFran Minear
XLee BudesheimMadan Nirmalraj
Roselyn CerutisXMark Panning
XDeborah DaleyXWade Pearson
Katherine HatfieldXLennis Pederson
XTeri HoppeJohn Pierce
Rachel InouyeXDeb Saure
XAnne Schoening
Guests: Kevin Powers

Minutes: The minutes from the August 28, 2009 meeting were accepted.

Lennis Pederson stated that there would not be a meeting in December.

Deb Daley circulated the final draft of the new ADA brochure. The intent is for her to have this printed in the next few days.

Amy bones, Jeff Branstetter, Wade Pearson and Kevin Powers presented training about the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. The training slides are available for self-study on the ADA website. It should be noted that the training can be presented at other venues such as staff meetings. Members are encouraged to make others aware of the program and encourage making contact with Amy to schedule a presentation.

Amy Matthews was not available to discuss the pending ADA Awareness survey. It should be noted that she and Mark Panning are very nearly ready to send the survey to the campus populace.

Lennis thanked the committee for comments about the ADA section in the Faculty Handbook. The adjusted language has been forwarded to Michael LaCroix as requested.

The meeting adjourned at 12:35 pm.

The next meeting will be on October 28, 2009 at 11:00 am in the Swanson Hall south conference room.