Mayor's Council for People with Disabilities

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Contact Us

Phone: 307-637-6200 or 307-637-6343

Email: mcpd@cheyennemcpd.org

Mission

The MCPD's mission is to be an educational and solution orientated advisory board serving as a network, which is a catalyst and referral organization, promoting self advocacy, equality and accessibility for all people regardless of their disability.

Purpose

The Mayor's Council for People with Disabilities (MCPD) serves as an advisory board to the Mayor's Office, the Governing Body and Cheyenne City staff for the inclusion of, as well as, on the problems and concerns of persons with a disability as they relate to activities of daily living; including Accessibility, Recreation, Commerce, Employment, Transportation and Self-Advocacy for people with disabilities and their families in the Cheyenne community.

To bring awareness and educate the community on issues relevant to people with a disability.

About the Council

Established in 1993. The 15 Member Board is appointed by the Mayor and Confirmed by the City Council. Our three (3) Executive Officers and 12 Members serve staggering three (3) year terms. Members consist of people with disabilities, members of the general public, family members and non-profit organizations, as well as state and local agencies.

If you are interested in serving on the MCPD, please fill out an application and submit it to the mayor's office.

Meetings

The MCPD have regularly scheduled meetings.
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Second Wednesday of every month
  • Meetings are currently being held via Zoom

The Council is limited to 15 members who each serve three year staggered terms. Members are appointed by the Mayor. If interested in serving on the MCPD an application needs to be submitted to the Mayor's Office. To complete the online board vacancy application, click on the link below. Paper applications may be picked up in the Mayor's Office or can be found by selecting the link below.

Online Board Application Form

Commission/Board PDF Application Form
(PDF, 39KB)

Members of the public, with or without disabilities, are encouraged to attend meetings to provide input and suggestions for projects.  Non-member volunteers are often needed to assist with projects, forums and focus groups.

Openings

 One opening at this time