City of Fresno, Disability Advisory Commission (DAC)
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Shannon M. Mulhall, ADAC, NIC
Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator
Council District Liaison to Public Works
City of Fresno, Public Works Department
2600 Fresno Street,
Room 4011
Fresno, CA 93721
(559) 621-8716 voice
(559) 621-8721 tty
(559) 457-1351 fax
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Effective September 8, 2015 the Public Review Draft of the 2015 ADA Transition Plan for the Public Rights of Way (ROW) is available for public comment. The public comment period is open until November 8, 2015.

Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan for the Right of Way DRAFT
Appendix A: 2003 Curb Ramp Transition Plan
Appendix B: Design Exception Form
Appendix C: Sidewalk Notice to Repair Template
Appendix D: 2009 APS Policy

Requests for alternative formats may be made by contacting the ADA Coordinator.

Comments may be submitted by November 8, 2015 to:

Shannon M. Mulhall, ADA Coordinator
559-621-8716 (voice)
2600 Fresno Street, Room 4011
Fresno, CA 93721
Public Comments will also be accepted during the Disability Advisory Commission meeting on October 13, 2015, 10am – 11:30am.

City of Fresno, Disability Advisory Commission (DAC)

DAC Current Members

DAC Members

The DAC is a seven-member body made up of community leaders appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council; five of the seven members must be persons with disabilities. The current Commission represents many years of professional work and personal experience with a range of disabilities. It includes:

  • Dr. Jenelle Pitt, Chair, is an assistant professor at California State University, Fresno's nationally-recognized Rehabilitation Counseling Program.
  • Tiffany A. Potter, Vice Chair, Founder & President of United Learning Foundation, an all-inclusive educational program, and a renowned inspirational speaker.
  • Francis Reyes Acosta is an active advocate for disability rights and has an extensive background working in Public Relations, Business Relations, and broadcasting.
  • Michelle Bronson is the Executive Director of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center, Inc.
  • Carlos Duarte, ex officio member, is an ADA transportation specialist with Fresno Area Express.
  • Heather Flores is the Director of Case Management with Central Valley Regional Center, and has an extensive background working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Mary Beth Randall is a Board Member of the Guide Dog Users of California and member of the California Council of the Blind and the American Council of the Blind.
  • Ken Elvington, Staff Service Manager for the California Department of Rehabilitation, an agency which provides services to the individuals with disabilities.

The DAC meetings are held on the second Tuesday of most months from 10:00 am – 11:30 am at City Hall, 2600 Fresno Street, 2nd Floor, Meeting Room A (2165). Please note that there are no regularly scheduled meetings in July or November. All are welcome to attend. For information about past meetings or upcoming agendas, please see the link above.

Transportation Subcommittee Meetings in January, April, August, and October, prior to the regular meeting (8am—9:30am).

DAC Meetings are open to the public and all are welcome to attend. For information about past meetings or upcoming agendas, please see the link above. Meeting Location and dates subject to change.

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