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Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities

About the Commission

We are an advisory group to the City Council in policy making, and partner with the community to bring awareness of issues that affect individuals with disabilities. We also participate on committees, help educate the public about disability issues, and serve as a resource for City staff. Our commission consists of 11 volunteers with a variety of experiences and expertise.


Establishment

The Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities serves as an advisory group to the City Council in policy regarding individuals with disabilities.

Membership

The Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities consists of 11 volunteers with a variety of experiences and expertise. The membership term is three years and is comprised of citizens of Tacoma and Pierce County.

Commission Members


Name Position

Todd Holloway

Chair
Roxanne Miles Vice-Chair
Krystal Monteros Member
Rebecca Parson Member
Devin Myers Member
Luke Byram Member
Shaw Sander Member
Wandaya Terry Member
Anthony Caldwell Member
Lori Allison Member
James Williams Member
Lucas Smiraldo Staff and Liaison
 Ann Martin Staff
 Diane Powers OEHR Director and Sponsor

Mission

The Commission on Disabilities’ mission is to remove barriers and promote the rights of all persons with disabilities to make Tacoma accessible for everyone. We advise, educate, collaborate and serve as a resource for the City on issues and laws for persons with disabilities.

Application form

Duties and Responsibilities

The Commission advises City Council in policy making, and partners with the community to bring awareness of issues that affect individuals with disabilities. In addition, commission members participate on committees, help educate the public about disability issues, and serve as a resource for City staff.

Nominations for the Tacoma Area Disability Advocacy Award

Nominations are being accepted for the Tacoma Area Disability Advocacy Awards. 
Additional information on the Disability Advocacy Award

Staff Support

Staffing support to the Tacoma Area Commission on Disabilities is provided by the Office of Equity and Human Rights.

Time and Day

4 PM
Second Friday of the month

 

Location

Fleet Conference Center

3639 Pine St.

Tacoma, WA 98409

 

Additional Information

Lucas Smiraldo
Staff Liaison
(253) 591-5048

email

747 Market Street

Room 1420
Tacoma, WA 98402

Commission Application