Donna Adkins joined the MOD team in 2014 as the Programmatic Access Specialist. Ms. Adkins’ responsibilities are to ensure that all City and County programs, services and activities are accessible to persons with disabilities. This may include training and reviewing CCSF policies and procedures for ADA compliance, as well as compliance with other state and federal disability and civil rights laws.
Ms. Adkins has worked with adults with disabilities and children with behavioral challenges for over 25 years. She has trained rape crisis volunteers and police officers on effective ways to interact with people with disabilities. Ms. Adkins has a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and a Master’s Degree in Humanities with a focus on Disability Studies. She currently sits on the California State Board of Developmental Disabilities, Area Board 5, as a member of the Executive Team.