Commission on People with Disabilities
The Commission advises the County government on the coordination and development of policies for people with disabilities. The County Executive appoints Commission members subject to confirmation by the County Council. The Commission advises the County Executive and the County Council on the needs and concerns of the County's residents who have psychiatric, developmental, physical or sensory disabilities.
The Commission has 25 voting members, and at least five (5) non-voting members, including:
Thirteen (13) voting members who are people with a disability;
Three (3) voting members who are parents of people with disabilities;
Nine (9) voting members who represent organizations and agencies that provide services or represent people with disabilities;
One (1) non-voting member from the Department of Recreation, Department of Transportation, and the Human Rights Commission.
Two (2) non-voting members from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Commission Meeting Documents, Reports and Other Resources
Commission on People with Disabilities - Wednesday, June 12th - Agenda To Be Announced - Meetings are open to the public. The Commission meeting will be shortened to allow for a public meeting where residents are invited to comment on a plan to improve accessibility at recreational facilitiates and parks. The public meeting will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Sign language interpreters will be provided. For other accommodations, please call 240-777-6197 (V), 240-777-6196 (TTY), or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please visit: http://montgomerycountymd.gov/mcg/ada/ADA_park_facilities.html.
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Support to the Commission is provided by:
Betsy Luecking, Disability Policy Specialist
240-777-1256 (V) • MD Relay 711
Carly Clem, Administrative Specialist I
240-777-1252 (V) • MD Relay 711