ADA National Network Webinar Series:
Emergency Management and Preparedness -
Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
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Schedule 2019-20

These 90 minute webinars are delivered by the Pacific ADA Center using the Zoom webinar platform. All sessions will be captioned, recorded and archived.

This program is delivered via both webinar platform and via telephone (additional charges may apply). Real-time captioning is available via the webinar platform.

Webinars begin at ET: 2.30pm, CT: 1.30pm, MT:12.30pm, PT:11.30am, Hawaii: 9.30am during mainland Standard Time; 8.30am during mainland Daylight Savings Time

ADA National Network Learning Session: Integrating the Access and Functional Needs Coordinator Role into your Emergency Operations Center

11th June, 2020

Register here to attend this webinar.

This webinar will cover how a local agency has incorporated the role of the Access and Functional Needs (AFN) Coordinator into its Emergency Operations Centers and review some of the activities they were involved in during the COVID-19 activation.

Learning objectives:

  • Tips for the placement of the AFN Coordinator into the EOC org chart and suggestions for infiltrating operations and agency culture
  • Lessons learned and strategies for the future


Laney Davidson is the Disability Access Manager and ADA Coordinator for the County of Marin, as well as the Owner and Founder of LC Disability Consulting. She has worked in the accessibility field for the past 15 years focusing on local government agency compliance. Recently Laney has been working with a handful of other ADA Coordinators and the Pacific ADA Center to advocate for education, networking and support for ADA Coordinators and their uniquely challenging positions throughout the State of California.