Salt Lake City

Boards and Commissions

Accessibility and Disability Commissioner: Leah Lobato

Leah Lobato is the Director of the Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities and Business Relations with the Utah State Office of Rehabilitation a Division of the Department of Workforce Services (DWS).  The mission of this position is to help promote the employment and retention of individuals with disabilities in competitive employment by promoting public and private partnerships and efforts. She networks, connects with and trains state, regional and national employers.  She has a BS degree from the University of Utah and is a Certified Public Manager.  Leah has worked with individuals with disabilities in varying areas of services.  She has worked with adolescents with mental health issues and she has also acted as the coordinator for house affairs for disabled adults in independent living environments. She is on the board of Utah’s Chapter of Job Placement and Development, a member of the National Rehabilitation Association, Utah Rehabilitation Association, Salt Lake Chamber Diversity Council, Salt Lake City Accessibility and Disability Commission and the Disability:IN Utah Steering Committee. She is currently working on her 500-hour yoga teacher training certificate.