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News Release September 13, 2018

Calling all Champions!

Brampton, ON (Sept 13, 2018): The Region of Peel is accepting applications for volunteer membership to the Accessibility Advisory Committee (AAC).

The Accessibility Advisory Committee is a Regional Council appointed Committee whose mandate it is to identify barriers and provide recommendations that will improve accessibility for persons of all abilities. The committee is comprised of 10 citizen members most of whom are stakeholders, assist in making decisions that will support the 2005, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the 2001, Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA).

As a member of the AAC you will also be act as a spokesperson for building projects for the redesign of public spaces within the Region and have a role in delivery of the Region’s vision for building a Community For Life; an inclusive community where people can live and thrive at any age, culture or ability as mandated by the Region’s strategic plan. More information is available.

Candidates who would like to connect with like-minded individuals who can make a positive impact on our community, are a qualified elector in Peel and are available to attend meetings, please send your resume along with a letter of interest to the Regional Clerk:

Kathryn Lockyer
Regional Clerk
Region of Peel
10 Peel Centre Drive
Suite A, 5th Fl.
Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Fax: 905-791-1693
regional.clerk@peelregion.ca

The deadline to apply is Friday, September 28, 2018. Persons who identify themselves as having a disability are encouraged to apply.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 163,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts

Lisa Cox
Communications Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800 x. 8232
Email

Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595, e-mail