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MAYOR'S COUNCIL ON DISABILITY ISSUES
Officer / New Member Nomination Form [PDF]
Officer / New Member Nomination Form [DOC]
CODI Bylaws Amended 02/2013 [PDF]
Meeting Agenda [PDF]
Meeting Minutes [PDF]
Member Biographical Information
Lakeshore Closure Recommendations [PDF]
ADA & Local Judiciary Process
ADA United States Code Title 42
Disability.gov
Disability Resource Center
Prevalence of Disabilities in the Knoxville Region [PDF]
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
State Executive Order by Gov. Haslam [PDF]
State Employment First Task Force [PDF]
Blueprint for Employing People with Disablities [PDF]
The regular meetings of the Mayor's Council On Disability Issues (CODI) are held bimonthly (February, April, June, August and October,) on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. in the Small Assembly Room of the City County Building. Special called meetings are held on alternate months (January, March, May, September and November,) in the Main Assembly Room and provide a panel discussion on a timely, disability-specific topic that is taped by Community Television (CTV). Typically, both CODI regular and special-called meetings last until 6:30 p.m.

Appointment of Council Members

The council consists of at least nine and up to 21 members. The members are appointed by the Mayor and approved by City Council. Terms are for three years. Members cannot serve more than two consecutive terms.

Meetings Schedule

The regular meetings of CODI are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:00 p.m. in the Small Assembly Room for the months of February, April, June, August, October and December. On the second Wednesday of the month for the other six months of the year, *panel discussions are held and taped for CTV starting at 5:00 p.m. in the Main Assembly Room.

* January 8, 2014 - Main Assembly Room at 5 p.m.
CODI Transportation Committee - Small Assembly Room at 3:30 p.m.
February 12, 2014 - Small Assemlby Room at 4 p.m.(CANCELED)
* March 12, 2014 - Main Assembly Room at 5 p.m.
April 9, 2014 - Small Assemlby Room at 4 p.m.
* May 14, 2014 - Main Assembly Room at 5 p.m.
June 11, 2014 - Small Assemlby Room at 4 p.m.
* July 9, 2014 - Main Assembly Room at 5 p.m.
August 13, 2014 - Small Assemlby Room at 4 p.m.
* September 10, 2014 - Main Assembly Room at 5 p.m.
October 8, 2014 - Small Assemlby Room at 4 p.m.
* November 12, 2014 - Main Assembly Room at 5 p.m.
December 5 or 12 Annual All-Day Retreat
Council Members
Mary Thom Adams
Assistant Director, Development Officer
Ijams Nature Center
4415 West Sunset Road
Knoxville, TN 37914
865-577-4714 ext. 177
mtadams@ijams.org
Term: 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2015 **

Mark Allan
Architect
Allan Associates Architects
5516 Wallwood Road
Knoxville, TN 37912
865-689-1302
markallan@allanarch.com
Term: 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017

Larry Austin
Member
Amputee Support Group of Knoxville
2217 Spence Place
Knoxville, TN  37920
865-609-7111
larry7austin@comcast.net
Term: 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017

Anna Bass
Director of Disability Rights Advocacy
Disability Law & Advocacy Center
9050 Exec. Park Dr., Ste. 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923
865-670-2944 ext. 16
annab@dlactn.org
Term: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

Sandy Booher
7913 Gleason Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
423-315-0565
smbooher@comcast.net
Term: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

Judi Brookshire
Director of Comprehensive Education Resource Center
TN School for the Deaf
3665 Iskagna Drive
Knoxville, TN 37919
865-579-2452
jubrook@aol.com
Term: 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017

Victor Dockery
Peer Support Volunteer
Amputee Support Group of Knoxville
6213 Starhurst Drive
Knoxville, TN 37921
865-558-9526
Vedvictor111@gmail.com
Term: 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2015 **

Coral Getino, PhD, Secretary
Spanish Language Solutions
9240 Countryway Drive
Knoxville, TN  37922
865-384-5087
spanishls@yahoo.com
Term: 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016

Allison Gose
Vice President
Campus Disability Advocates
COK Disability Services Office
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 
865-456-9738
agose@utk.edu
Term: 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016

Wendy Hector
7823 Gleason Drive
Apt. # 603
Knoxville, TN 37919
Term: 07/08/2014 - 06/30/2017

Angela Hunter
2211 Ridgecrest Drive
Knoxville, TN 37918
865-688-1215
Ms_amfth1@yahoo.com
Term: 07/01/2013 - 06/30/2016

Meaghan Johnson, Vice Chair
Vice President
Employment, Training and Rehabilitation Services
Goodwill Industries Knoxville, Inc.
5307 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN  37919
865-588-8567
mjohnson@gwiktn.org
Term: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

 





Kerry Jones
Member
St. Mary's Stroke Support Group
COK Disability Services Office
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN  37902
865-688-9996
familykjones@juno.com
Term: 07/01/2013 - 6/30/2016

Lindsay Lee
President
Campus Disability Advocates
COK Disability Services Office
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN 37902 
Llee26@utk.edu
Term: 07/01/2013 - 6/30/2016

Craig Lemak, Chair
Chief Operating Officer
Knoxville Center of the Deaf
3731 Martin Mill Pike
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-579-0832
clemak@kcdtn.org
Term: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

Katherine Moore
Independent Living Specialist
disABILITY Resource Center
901. E. Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN  37915
865-637-3666
kmoore@drctn.org
Term: 07/01/2012 - 06/30/2015

Terri Newman
Case Manager
Optum Health
United Health Group
5921 Fayette Drive
Knoxville, TN 37924
865-256-4917
terri_l_newman@uhc.com
Term: 07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017

Laura Payne
Rehabilitation Technology Services Provider
East TN Technology Access Center
116 Childress Street
Knoxville, TN 37920
865-219-0130
LPayne@ettac.org
Term: 07/10/2013 - 06/30/2016

Warren Secrest
Manager
Volunteer Assisted Transportation
Knoxville-Knox County CAC
Office on Aging
P.O. Box 51650
Knoxville, TN 37950-1650
865-524-2786
warren.secrest@knoxseniors.org
Term: 07/10/2014 - 06/30/2017

Whitney Weaver
AIA. LEED AP, Project Architect
414 Clinch Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902
865-523-5001
wweaver@s4dinc.com
Term: 07/10/2013 - 06/30/2016

Stephanie Brewer Cook, Staff Liaison
ADA Coordinator
City of Knoxville
Community Development Department
400 Main Street
Knoxville, TN  37902
865-215-2120
865-215-2962 Fax
865-215-4581 TTY
scook@cityofknoxville.org

** Completion of partial term via special appointment or term staggering

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