Commission for Persons with Disabilities Advisory Board

Authority: 
Chapter 2.96 of the Cambridge Municipal Code.

Purpose:  

The Commission works to maximize access to all aspects of Cambridge community life for individuals with disabilities, and strives to raise awareness of disability matters, to eliminate discrimination, and to promote equal opportunity for people with all types of disabilities – physical, mental and sensory. In addition, the Commission acts as a clearinghouse on disability and access issues throughout the City of Cambridge. The Commission provides information, referral, guidance, and technical assistance to individuals and their families, employers, public agencies, businesses and private non-profit organizations.

Membership: 
11 members (one representative each from the Department of Public Works and the Department of Human Service Programs; at least 5 members are to be persons with disabilities; and remaining members are to be parents, friends or other interested persons.)

Term:  

3 years with possible second term of three years; six years maximum

Contact:  

Commission for Persons with Disabilities: 617-349-4692 (Voice), 617-492-0235 (TTY), & 617-349-4766 (Fax).

Email: ccpd@cambridgema.gov

Website: Commission for Persons with Disabilities

Commission Members:
Elizabeth Dean-Clower, Chair
Bet MacArthur, Secretary
Sandy Durmaskin
Kara Falise
Avner Fink
JoAnn Haas
Nicole Horton-Stimpson
Bet MacArthur
Naomi Pinson

Meeting Schedule and Minutes:   Meeting agendas are posted on the City Website Calendar

Schedule:

  • July 10, 2014
  • NO MEETING IN AUGUST, 2014
  • September 11, 2014
  • October 9, 2014
  • November 13, 2014
  • December 11, 2014

Minutes:

2014

February 20, 2014; March 13, 2014; April 10, 2014; May 8, 2014; June 12, 2014

2013

January 10, 2013February 14, 2013March 14, 2013April 11, 2013May 9, 2013June 13, 2013August 8, 2013September 19, 2013October 10, 2013November 14, 2013; December 12, 2013

2012

January 12, 2012,   February 9, 2012March 8, 2012, April 12, 2012, May 17, 2012, June 14, 2012, July 12, 2012, September 13, 2012, October 11, 2012, November 8, 2012December 13, 2012

2011

January 13, 2011, February 10, 2011, March 10, 2011, April 14, 2011, May 12, 2011June 9, 2011July 14, 2011September 8, 2011October 13, 2011, November 10, 2011, December 08, 2011

2010

January 14, 2010,   February 11, 2010,   March 11, 2010,  April 08, 2010, May 13, 2010,   June 10, 2010,   August 12, 2010,   September 16, 2010, October 14, 2010,  November 18, 2010, December 09, 2010.

 

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795 Massachusetts Ave
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Ph: 617-349-4000
TTY: 617-349-4242

Hours of Service

Monday: 8:30am-8pm
Tuesday-Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-12pm

Richard C. Rossi
City Manager

Lisa C. Peterson
Deputy City Manager