Disability Commission

The Disability Commission is comprised of a majority of people with various disabilities.The Commission works with City Officials, in Particular the ADA Coordinator and the Access Compliance Inspector, to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of community life.

Board/Commission Duties

Advise and assist city officials in ensuring compliance with federal and state access laws. Assist the City with ensuring the Self-Evaluation meets the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Assist the City with implementation and upkeep of the Transition Plan

Membership Responsibilities

Our Commission has a Chair, Vice-Chair, Clerk and Treasurer and 3 general members who perform their duties as outlined in the Disability Commission Bylaws/ Rules of Procedures. See below for more information. Members follow the by Open Meeting Law (OML), Ethics and Conflict of Interest Laws. Members abide by the Local, State and Federal Rules and Regulations.

Member Skill set

A Majority of the members shall consist of people with disabilities. One may be a member of the immediate family of a person with a disability. One member shall be either an elected or appointed official of the City. Each members brings their unique skills regarding their experience of living with a disability.

Meeting Information

Meeting dates/occurrence: Monthly meetings are scheduled on the fourth Wednesday of every month. More meetings are planned if a need arises.

Members of the Disability Commission

Term Expiration
Karen Foran Dempsey Chair June 30, 2020
Richard Finlay Vice Chair June 30, 2020
Sheryl Goldstein Member June 30, 2019
Tessa LeRoux Member June 30, 2019
Elise A. Marcil Member June 30, 2020
Rose Quinn Member June 30, 2021
Susan Santone Member June 30, 2021

Free Family sailing

Sponsored by the Framingham Disabilities Commission

Weekends/June and September 2018

For Residents of Framingham

Families of children and adults with physical or cognitive disabilities, join us in East Boston for a two hour introduction to sailing! All levels of ability welcome!

Email Alex to sign up at info@piersparksailing.org or call 617-561-6677 ext. 101.

Free Family Sailing Flyer