The Accessibility Directorate in collaboration with AMANS hosted a Webinar designed to inform Municipal Accessibility Leads and other staff about Accessibility Plans and actions, and the different ways to approach meeting the obligations of prescribed public sector bodies as identified in the Accessibility Act. This webinar is geared specifically to municipalities.
The Webinar will feature two presenters:
Sarah Kucharski, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg Communications Officer and Joint Accessibility Committee Team Lead
Sarah has shown tremendous leadership as the Accessibility Lead for a Joint Working Group whose partnering municipalities include MODL, Town of Bridgewater, Town of Mahone Bay, Town of Lunenburg, and the District of Chester. This joint committee has taken the approach of developing a united framework and universal standards, with individual operational plans. Sarah will share her experience in forming and leading this joint committee, and the work they have accomplished so far.
Rachel Bedingfield, Director of Parks and Recreation in Kentville and Kentville Accessibility Lead
Rachel has led the accessibility work in the Town of Kentville, assembling their Advisory Committee and showing exemplary leadership in the Town’s approach of working to meet the obligations identified in the Accessibility Act. She will share her experience in recruiting membership for their Accessibility Advisory Committee, and other successes.