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Volunteer Opportunity: accessABILITY Board of Directors

15 Mar 2017 11:33 AM | Deleted user

accessABILITY is currently seeking individuals to serve on their Board of Directors. accessABILITY is a 501(c)3 organization committed to helping individuals make the most out of life and the least out of disability.  They execute their mission by providing education and advocacy to all members of the community; by increasing awareness of the rights, needs and freedom of choice of individuals with disabilities; and by eliminating barriers that impede inclusion and equity.   All services are provided free of charge.

The center is located in Indianapolis and serves the counties of:  Marion, Boone, Hamilton, Hendricks, Hancock, Morgan, Johnson and Shelby. 

Job Overview:

The accessABILITY Board of Directors governs the overall execution of the organization’s mission.  Principally, the Board manages organizational finances and sets long term priorities for programs and services.  Additionally, the Board oversees the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), who is responsible for the day-to-day management of accessABILITY.  Overall, the members of the Board contribute the educational, management, legal, and financial skills needed to ensure long term organizational stability and ensure year-to-year excellence for accessABILITY’s services. 

Finally, Fifty-one percent (51%) of the Board of Directors must be individuals with disabilities. 

The Board of Directors currently has no maximum number of directors.  Terms are for three years. 


Building advocacy and inclusive communities with, and for, people who have disabilities.

accessABILITY’s mission is reflected in the following beliefs:

  • Consumer-controlled organizations ensure that the will and needs of people with disabilities are foremost—thus no less than 51% of our staff and governing board are persons with a disability.
  • Accessible communities benefit everyone.
  • Disability is a natural part of life.
  • Full inclusion in community life is the desired outcome for all people.

Interested parties should contact Tammy Themel, CEO & Executive Director, at tthemel@abilityindiana.org

For more information about accessABILITY, visit www.abilityindiana.org.

Prosperity Indiana
1099 N. Meridian Street, Suite 170
Indianapolis, IN 46204 
Phone // 317.222.1221 
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