Vision
To promote and develop a talented workforce of individuals by maximizing capabilities

Purpose
To assist in finding employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. It assures this through the following:

  1. Providing a directory and other means where individuals can locate employment and training resources;
  2. Assuring accessibility of services in compliance with WIOA Sec. 188, if applicable and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 121 et. seq.);
  3. Researching and providing as feasible innovative program offerings to improve the economic self-sufficiency of individuals with disabilities; and
  4. Marketing individuals with disabilities to employers and providing necessary supports for success.

Promoting Access for Individuals Disabilities Committee Members

Shelia Callaway, Ray of Hope
Johnathan Cook, Veteran’s Representative, Georgia Department of Labor
Melissa Freeman, Rehabilitation Technologist, Vocational Rehabilitation
Loraine Green, Employer Committee, Georgia Department of Labor
Scott Jackson, Service Area Manager 1-B, Vocational Rehabilitation
Kim Linek, Disability Specialist and Career Counselor, Georgia Highlands College
Sheila Parker, ADA Coordinator/Disability Services Coordinator, Georgia Northwestern Technical College
Paul Ray, Service Area Manager, Vocational Rehabilitation*
Maia Santamaria, Executive Director, NWGA Center for Independent Living, Inc.
Paul Workman, Employment Services Manager, Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

*Chairman