Disability Rights and Resources

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

703-324-7948
TTY 711

Disability Rights and Resources, 12011 Government Center Parkway, Suite 708
Fairfax, VA 22035

Trina Mayhan-Webb,
Director

Fairfax Area Disability Services Board (FA-DSB) - Meetings


Board Meeting Schedule

Approved FY 2021 Schedule

Meeting Date Location Items of Note
Monday, July 13, 2020, 7-9 p.m. Virtual

Vote in new Executive Committee.

No meeting in August. N/A N/A
Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, 7-9 p.m. Government Center, Rooms 2/3 First meeting of FY 2021. Award Committee begins.
Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, 7-9 p.m. Government Center, Room 120-C

Date changed due to Columbus Day holiday.

November - No meeting. N/A N/A

Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, 7-9 p.m.

Government Center, Rooms 2/3 Martha Glennan Awards Ceremony.
Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 Virtual  

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, 7-9 p.m.

Government Center, Room # To Be Determined 2021 General Assembly Session. FY 2022 proposed budget released.
Monday, Mar. 15, 2021, 7-9 p.m. Government Center, Room # To Be Determined

Review of Fairfax County’s 2022 proposed budget.

Establishment of Nominations Committee.

April - No meeting. N/A  N/A
Monday, May 10, 2021, 7-9 p.m. Government Center, Room # To Be Determined Presentation of nominees to the Executive Committee.

Monday, June 14, 2021, 7-9 p.m.

Government Center, Room # To Be Determined

Vote on Executive Committee for FY 2022.

Establishment of Legislative Committee.

Upcoming Meetings

Note: To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, please contact Claudia Vila by email or call 703-324-5426.

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 Executive Committee

Public Meeting Notice

Fairfax Area-Disability Services Board Executive Committee Meeting

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at 5:30 p.m. will be held electronically due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Live audio of the meeting may be accessed by dialing 1-877-336-1829 and entering the code 8628844.

Meeting materials will be posted on our website or contact Claudia Vila by email or call 703-324-5426.

For ADA accommodations, please contact 703-324-5426. TTY: VA Relay 711.

To access via AT&T Bridge call 1-877-336-1829 and entering the code 8628844.

Agenda

5:30–5:40 p.m. Call to Order – Roll Call and Approval of January Minutes

5:40–5:45 p.m. Opportunity for Public Comment & Review of November Minutes

5:45–6:25 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting Items:

  • DSB By-laws Review
  • DSB Mission Statement Review
  • DSB Survey Results Review
  • DSB Vacancies

6:30 p.m. Adjourn

Guidelines for FA-DSB Meeting Participants

Meeting Guidelines for Participants

Document

Fairfax County COVID-19 Resource Update*

*Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-7948, TTY 711.

Fairfax Area – Disability Services Board 2021 Priorities

FA-DSB Members rank the following priorities in order from 1 to 12. 1 being the most important or highest priority and 12 being the least important or lowest priority. 

# Board Priority
  Increased housing for residents with disabilities
  Increased employment by county government of people with disabilities, with putting needed supports in place
  Improved regional transportation options (public and private/rideshare) for people with disabilities
  Ensure all county buildings and facilities meet ADA requirements
  Adoption of Pre-Notification 9-1-1
  Improvements to Functional Needs Registry (FNR)
  Ensure that the needs of residents with disabilities are being met during the pandemic
  Accessibility of all county websites and online services and activities
  Accessibility education for area businesses
  Adoption of revised by-laws
  Adoption of FADSB mission statement and goals
  Increased participation in other boards and committees and ensure that they are accessible to all persons with disabilities

 

Draft: Fairfax Area Disability Services Board Vision, Mission, and Values

 

FADSB Vision
Everyone in our community should be able to live a healthy, inclusive, fulfilling life. 

FADSB Mission
The mission of the Fairfax Area- Disability Service Board is to advocate for individuals and families of Fairfax County and the cities of Fairfax and Falls Church who are affected by disabilities and serve as liaisons between the community and the Board of Supervisors. 

FADSB Core Values
In achieving our mission and vision, we value - Respect. Dignity. Action. Equity. Inclusivity. Engagement. Transparency. 

Thru - 

Respect for the people we serve.
Individual dignity and human rights protection are at the center of the FADSB philosophy. 

Quality and comprehensiveness in the advocacy we provide.
Using community engagement and problem solving to make sure services meet the needs of an individual; and remove attitudinal and physical barriers which prevent access to full participation in community life.
 
Partnering with people with disabilities.
Using the power of teamwork, and taking our direction from those with disabilities, we strive to "get things done" and recognize individual and community achievement. 

Accountability in all that we do.
We recognize our responsibility to the Fairfax-Falls Church-Fairfax City community by striving to effectively advise community leaders and provide transparency to the community. 

Bylaws of Fairfax Area Disability Services Board (As of 05/2019)

Bylaws of Fairfax Area Disability Services Board (As of 05/2019)*

*Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-7948, TTY 711.

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 Board

Public Meeting Notice

Fairfax Area-Disability Services Board Meeting

Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at 7 p.m. will be held electronically due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Live audio of the meeting may be accessed by dialing 1-866-434-5269 and entering the code 3743216.

Meeting materials will be posted on our website or contact Claudia Vila by email or call 703-324-5426.

For ADA accommodations, please contact 703-324-5426. TTY: VA Relay 711.

To access via AT&T Bridge call 1-866-434-5269 and entering the code 3743216.

Agenda

7–7:05 p.m. Call to Order – Roll Call and Approval of January Minutes

7:05–7:15 p.m. Opportunity for Public Comment

7:15–8:55 p.m. Chair's Items:

  • Review of Expectations (5 minutes)
  • COVID-Forums (5 minutes)
  • DSB Initiatives- Survey Results (50 minutes)
  • By-laws & Mission Statement Review (30 minutes)
  • WMATA/Metro Future Funding (10 minutes)
  • Committee and Liaison Reports (10 minutes)
  • Additional Business (10 minutes)

9 p.m. Adjourn

Guidelines for FA-DSB Meeting Participants

Meeting Guidelines for Participants

Document

Fairfax County COVID-19 Resource Update*

*Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request reasonable accommodations or to receive this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-7948, TTY 711.

Fairfax Area – Disability Services Board 2021 Priorities

FA-DSB Members rank the following priorities in order from 1 to 12. 1 being the most important or highest priority and 12 being the least important or lowest priority. 

# Board Priority
  Increased housing for residents with disabilities
  Increased employment by county government of people with disabilities, with putting needed supports in place
  Improved regional transportation options (public and private/rideshare) for people with disabilities
  Ensure all county buildings and facilities meet ADA requirements
  Adoption of Pre-Notification 9-1-1
  Improvements to Functional Needs Registry (FNR)
  Ensure that the needs of residents with disabilities are being met during the pandemic
  Accessibility of all county websites and online services and activities
  Accessibility education for area businesses
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