The mission of the National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) is to increase the awareness, quality, and impact of mentoring for individuals with disabilities across the nation.
National Disability Mentoring Coalition Meeting
June 17, 2015
Rayna Aylward, Co-chair, Mentor Advisory Committee, PolicyWorks Inc.
Jeanne Argoff, Consultant
Lindsay Baran, National Council on Independent Living (NCIL)
Gary Goosman, Board Member, PolicyWorks Inc.
Kristen Humphrey, Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD)
Mylene Padolina, Student Initiatives Program Manager, US Business Leadership Network (USBLN)
Rachel Patterson, Director of Public Policy, Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation
Derek Shields, Co-chair, Mentor Advisory Committee, PolicyWorks Inc.
Regina Snowden, Founder & Executive Director, Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD)
Marie Strahan, Consultant
Jessica Swirsky, COO, Abilities Inc. at the Viscardi Center
Steve Slowinski, Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD)
Tari Susan Hartman-Squire, COSD
Genelle Thomas, National Center Director, Partners for Youth with Disabilities (PYD)
Kevin Webb, Senior Director, Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF)
Updates on Susan M. Daniels Mentoring Hall of Fame Planning
- Hall of Fame Objectives (included here for reference)
- Recognize individuals and organizations for mentoring impact
- Identify effective practices
- Capture replication models
- Establish shared data-gathering platform
- Highlight recruiting tools
- Strengthen Coalition’s collective mentoring pipeline
We expanded our team with the addition of COSD (thanks Alan and Tari!) and two consultants, Jeanne Argoff and Margaret Campbell. The immediate participation from all four was wonderful…and helpful!
A Coalition Mission Statement was discussed and useful feedback provided. An updated version and Member Roster will be provided for final review.