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Accessibility and Disability Commission

The Accessibility and Disability Commission advises Mayor Erin Mendenhall and City Council on issues affecting people with disabilities in Salt Lake City and ways the City can improve and generally enhance accessibility and the experience of the disability community.

Contact Information

Ashley Lichtle, ADA Coordinator
ada@slcgov.com  

For Agenda and Minutes, please visit the Salt Lake City listing in the Utah Public Notice Database.

Ordinance


Vacancies 

Please see below for upcoming term expiration/vacancy dates.

If you are interested in serving on this Commission, please submit an application online. Please send a separate email to Ashley Lichtle (ADA@slcgov.com) to inform her of your application and include “ADC Application” as the email subject.

Only applications submitted up to one year prior to a vacancy date will be considered. Please note the Mayor’s office will only contact applicants when considering them for specific appointments.


Meeting Information 

Fourth Thursday of every month, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  

City and County Building, Room 335, 451 S State, Salt Lake City


Member Qualifications 

The commission is made up of 15 members who represent a diverse range of accessibility and disability community perspectives. 

We seek members who: 

  • have a disability;
  • have experience working with a person, or persons, with a disability; or
  • who are affiliated with organizations that provide services to Salt Lake City residents with a disability.

Members are appointed by Mayor Erin Mendenhall with the advice and consent of the City Council to serve four year terms.

Residency requirements: Members shall either live in Salt Lake City; own a business in Salt Lake City; or be employed by or otherwise serve as a representative of an organization or government agency serving the accessibility or disability community of Salt Lake City. Up to one member of the board can be a city employee.

Current Members

CommissionerTerm Expires
Everette BaconDecember 2026
Scott BrowningDecember 2026
Amy CarmenDecember 2024
Todd ClaflinDecember 2026
Nate CrippesDecember 2026
Jeff KenyonDecember 2026
Leah LobatoDecember 2024
Pamela MowerDecember 2024
Margo ThurmanDecember 2026
Kayci LynamDecember 2026
Jan FerreDecember 2026
Rich FosterDecember 2026

Powers and Duties

The Accessibility and Disability Commission:

  • identifies issues of importance to the accessibility and disability community and provides information to the Mayor and City Council pertinent to those issues.
  • advises and assists the Mayor and City Council on issues affecting the accessibility and disability community.
  • evaluates City policies and practices and makes recommendations on how to increase access and participation among individuals with disabilities.

Schedule 

The dates below are tentative and may be changed.

May 26, 2022

June 23, 2022

July 28, 2022

August 25, 2022

September 22, 2022

October 27, 2022

November 17, 2022 (meeting moved up a week due to Thanksgiving Holiday)

December (Winter Recess- No Meeting)

January 19, 2023