March 2016

ADA Committee Meeting Minutes


March 22, 2016

Skutt Student Center 209

9:00 A.M.


I.      Welcome

Attending:  Tim Norton, John Baxter, Denise LeClair, Cindy Hadenfeldt, Lynn Caruso for Jeff Branstetter, Barb Brock, Adam Haakenson, Tami Richardson-Nelson (Pamela Duncan—interpreter)


Guests:  OT Students Megan Andersen, Megan McConty, Jacqueline Mitchell, Kendra wagner

II.      New Business

A.   ADA Campus Survey presentation given by OT students on the results of surveys on faculty and student perceptions of disabilities on campus.  The Committee discussed the findings and made suggestions for increasing visibility of ADA Committee, ODA, and Facilities work to remove barriers.  We also offered the students our support as a resource to answer questions during their presentation on April 1.

B.   Brown Bag lunch- Friday, April 1, 2016 at 12:30pm in Skutt details were discussed and finalized.  We will serve cookies and punch (paid for by ODA) and Allison will advertise on the Creighton calendar, JayNet and Creighton Today.  Denise will make an information sheet about ADA law and resources for people who attend the Brown Bag lunch

C.   ADA Report to Academic Council – see attachment.  Submitted to Academic Council which will contact the Committee if there are any questions.

D.   Tabled;  ADA Report a Barrier

                                 i.    When a barrier is reported- who should take the lead?

                                ii.    Do reports get shared with the entire committee?

III.      Old Business tabled for next meeting

A.   Assessment of campus buildings

B.   Education efforts on website/trainings


IV.      Next meeting: April 19 at 9:00am in Skutt 209


V.      Adjourned at 10:00 am.