The Commission on Disability Issues advises the Mayor, City Council, department directors, and other boards and commissions on issues pertaining to the disability community in the City of Alameda. The commission addresses a broad range of issues affecting the lives of people with disabilities and advises city officials on actions they can take to achieve an environment in which people with disabilities have equal access to programs, housing, facilities and services. To support the integration and participation of persons with disabilities, the Commission on Disability Issues works to foster attitudes and promote behaviors that respect and value people with disabilities throughout the community.
For information on emergency preparedness for individuals with disabilities and others with access and functional needs, please click on the link to access the webcast training "Feeling Safe, Being Safe" offered by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). http://www.dds.ca.gov/ConsumerCorner/fsbs/.
Regular Meeting Schedule
Commission meets quarterly on Mondays at 6:30 pm at City Hall in Conference Room 360. Please check City Calendar for dates.
How to Become a Commissioner
To apply, download and complete an application form and submit it to the City Clerk's office. This commission consists of eleven members with backgrounds in educational and developmental disabilities who serve four-year terms.
Audrey Lord-Hausman, Chair email@example.com
Lucretia Akil, Board Secretary, firstname.lastname@example.org (510) 747-4760
|Members||First Appointment||Current Term Expires|
|Susan T. Deutsch||11/16/2010||06/30/2015|
|Steve R. Fort||11/16/2004||06/30/2015|
|La Donna Franco||03/05/2013||06/30/2017|