Laramie Advisory Commission on Disabilities

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  • The Laramie Advisory Commission on Disabilities meets every other month.
  • Meetings begin at 5 p.m. each first Thursday of January, March, May, July, September, and November.
  • Meetings are held through Zoom or in person at City Hall Court Chambers located at 406 Ivinson Avenue.
  • Phone: 307-721-5251 for specific agenda items.
  • Council Liaison: Erin O'Doherty - 
  • Staff Liaison: Human Resources -
  • Bylaws

View the City calendar to confirm when the next meeting is scheduled.

If special accommodations are needed, please contact the LACD Staff Liaison with a written request of what is needed at least 24 hours before the next meeting. 


The Laramie Advisory Commission on Disabilities consists of nine (9) members appointed by City Council to serve three (3) year terms. Members must be qualified electors of the city. At least three members of the commission shall be disabled or related to a person who is disabled or employed to work with persons who have a disability, and three (3) members shall be non-disabled. 

  • Katie Harmon
    Term Expires: October 31, 2024 Chair
  • Michaela Rank
    Term Expires: October 31, 2025 Vice Chair 
  • Michelle Blakely
    Term Expires: October 31, 2024
  • JoCarol Ropp 
    Term Expires: October 31, 2025
  • Andre Fecteau
    Term Expires: October 31, 2026
  • Emmalee Moore
    Term Expires: October 31, 2025       
  • Gabriela Sala
    Term Expires: October 31, 2023
  • Cynthia Smith
    Term Expires: October 31, 2026
  • Melissa Villalva
    Term Expires October 31, 2026
  • Erin O'Doherty
    Council Liaison 

Agendas and Minutes

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  • Browse through the Laramie Advisory Commission's on Disabilities agendas and minutes for more information about current issues and former decisions. 
  • Agendas are available prior to the meetings. 
  • Minutes are available following approval. 

Board Responsibilities

  • Reviewing disabled accessibility with Laramie City, Albany County, and joint powers facilities.
  • Promoting public awareness on disabled accessibility and employment issues.
  • Serving as a grievance board for issues concerning City structures and program administration as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Working with coordinators to develop a transition plan to remedy problems identified through grievance procedures and/or self-evaluation plans.


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