Mayor’s Committee for People With Disabilities

Meetings

  • Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month
  • Meetings are held at various locations

Members

Dan Albertsen
Bonnie Boadwine
Marilyn Byer
Lori Enstad
Jamie Folk
Jill Gabel
Shane Hoffmann
Nancy Hoops
Renee Hoover
Enma Lemus
Megan Lynde
Julie Miller
Jennifer Morgan
Val Nesheim
Toby Niles
Brenda Palsma-Teska
Cindy Raml
Courtney Redmond
Ryan Remmers
Amanda Seppanen
Jordan Trumbo
Tonya Urban
Colleen Winge
Brigett Wookey

Committee Responsibilities

The Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities (MCPD) was established in Watertown in 2003. The Committee was created for the purpose of developing a favorable public climate that will foster acceptance and meaningful integration of people with physical and mental disabilities within the community. Members include people with disabilities, parents and those who have an interest in the challenges faced by people with disabilities.

Agendas & Minutes

Agenda are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval

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Committee Activities

Disability Awareness Day
An annual event attended by 4th grade elementary students, which gives them an opportunity to gain a greater understanding of the barriers, both structurally and attitudinally, that people with disabilities experience each day.

Mayor's Awards
An annual event, in observation of National Disability Employment Awareness month in October, where recognition is given to businesses in the Watertown area that improve employment opportunities for persons with disabilities. Also, individuals with disabilities are recognized for outstanding achievements in overcoming their disability. Winners are acknowledged at a banquet and are nominated at the state level for the Governor's Awards.

Mayor's Committee for People with Disabilities 2013 Resource Guide