ADA compliance is much more than widening doors and adding ramps to make a facility accessible. If you’re asking the question am I compliant with ADA requirements? The quick answer is probably ‘no’. If you’re asking the question, does ADA compliance apply to my procurement organization, the answer is a resounding ‘yes’. In most entities procurement posts and distributes more information on a regular basis to the public than any other department in the organization. That is why it is so important to understand what we need to do to provide potential suppliers accessible information and documents.
If ADA compliance is not clear or appears overwhelming to you, this presentation will take you through the WHY and the HOW of ADA compliance with some easy-to-follow steps to achieve accessibility in your procurement organization.
Presenter: Theresa Webb, M.A., NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M.
What You'll Learn
After completing this online training session, learners will be able to:
1. Assist their entity in meeting regulatory requirements.
2. Understand how ADA compliance impacts procurement
3. Apply new drafting techniques to procurement documents
Theresa Webb, M.A., NIGP-CPP, CPPO, CPPB, C.P.M. has over 30 years of experience in procurement in both the private and public sectors and recently joined the team at Civic Initiatives as Sr. Procurement Process Consultant. In her procurement leadership roles, Theresa oversaw the procurement of goods, services, technology, construction, concessions, and capital improvement. She has Bachelor and Masters’ degrees in Business.
Theresa has been a member of multiple boards, committees, panels, task forces and councils over the years including current Chair of NIGP Accreditation Committee, President and Board Member of the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials (FAPPO), NIGP Global Best Practice taskforces, NIGP Talent Council, NIGP Member Council, LINCS Advisory Board for St. Pete College, Airport Purchasing Group Board, President and Board Member of the Tampa Bay Area Chapter of NIGP Board, the NIGP Research Committee, ISM Survey on Business panel, and President of the Savannah NAPM affiliate (k/n/a ISM). Theresa has also participated on NIGP coursework creation teams and is a certified NIGP Instructor.
Theresa was recognized by NIGP as National Buyer of the Year in 2013. She has numerous published articles and has developed and delivered 50+ workshops, webinars, and training sessions during her career.
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