Program and Policy Development
The Program and Policy Development Unit is responsible to:
- Administer DCAB’s statutory responsibility to coordinate the parking program for persons with disabilities, per Chapter 291, Part III Hawaii Revised Statutes, and Chapter 11-219, Hawaii Administrative Rules.
- Administer DCAB’s statutory responsibility for communication access, including credentialing Sign Language interpreters, and maintaining a current list of interpreters and other communication access providers, per Chapter 11-218, Hawaii Administrative Rules.
- Provide information, training, and technical assistance about laws, rules, and programs that affect persons with disabilities.
- Develop and maintain the DCAB web site.
Program and Policy Development Unit is staffed by Kirby Shaw, Staff Coordinator; Bryan Mick, Parking Program Specialist; Colin Whited, Communication Access Specialist; Kamaile Hopfe, Program Support Technician; and Geraldine Kealoha, Program Support Technician.