Mayor's Advisory Council for Disability Issues

The Kokomo Mayor's Advisory Council for Disability Issues is an advisory group for citizens of the Kokomo area.  
Mission Statement: The goal of the Kokomo Mayor's Council for Disability Issues is to be an advocacy group for citizens of all abilities in the city of Kokomo and the Kokomo area. To identify the needs of all citizens with a disability, and to advise the Mayor of Kokomo on matters which will improve the health, education, and quality of life for all citizens.

The Mayor’s Advisory Council on Disability Issues is now accepting nominations for our Annual Awards Banquet. The deadline to submit your nomination form is Tuesday March 15, 2016. The Awards Banquet will be held in May and will acknowledge individuals and businesses that have positively impacted the lives of people with disabilities in the community. You may nominate as many individuals/businesses as you would like. Please fill the nomination forms out completely in order to be considered for nomination. The Mayors Advisory Council will review all nominations and will contact the award recipients as well as the nominator upon approval. Please see award descriptions below for nominations.

Individual Excellence Award A person with a disability using available resources (housing, employment, education, programs, etc.) to meet his/her needs, making a positive impact in the lives of others, and/or involved in advocacy.

Employer/Business Recognition Award A business significantly employing people with disabilities or going beyond the minimum accessibility requirements.

Don McKeller Humanitarian Award An individual who has demonstrated exemplary leadership and service in the lives of those with disabilities.

Volunteer Award Any person volunteering their resources (time, skills, money, etc) to make an impact in the lives of people with disabilities.

Youth Advocacy Award Any youth volunteering their resources to help people with disabilities or advocating for a disability cause. 

Submit Nominations to:

City of Kokomo
Attn: Ashley Macky
100 S. Union St.
Kokomo, IN 46901


Fax: 765-456-7572

Award Nomination Forms:

Individual Excellence Award
Employer/Business Recognition Award
Don McKeller Humanitarian Award
Volunteer Award
Youth Advocacy Award

Related Documents:

MACDI Scholarship Program - Application and Scholarship Information


Scholarships & Grants for Students with Disabilities
Resources & Funding for Independent Living

The Council members are as follows:

Ashley Macky (Co-Chair)
Kim Gabriel (Co-Chair)
Troy Bowers
Melody Rayl
Wendy Daniels
Brian Seldon
Elizabeth Golden