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J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.

ADA in Illinois:
Reflecting on the past 25 years, today, and the next 25 years

Featuring Marca Bristo, Barry Taylor, and Robin Jones

Monday, October 19, 2015

Chase Tower
10 South Dearborn Street,
56th Floor
Chicago, IL 60603




Welcome

"ADA in Illinois: Reflecting on the past 25 years, today, and the next 25 years," will employ three professionals in the disability rights advocacy community; a mix of advocates who were instrumental in the passage of the original legislation and are ardent supporters to uphold the law for the people it helps.

The general theme of the panel discussion is the ADA in Illinois and will focus on three themes: (1) reflecting on the past 25 years, (2) current events, and (3) the experts’ vision for the next 25 years.

The panel will feature:
Marca Bristo – President and CEO, Access Living
Barry Taylor – Vice President for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation, Equip for Equality
Robin Jones – Principal Investigator and Project Director, Great Lakes ADA

The event will be moderated by:
Norma Borcherding – Managing Director, Unique Customer Segment Executive, Chase

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This event will be open to the public. For JPMorgan Chase & Co. employees, this event will be available via Live Streaming and Dial In world wide.

Schedule
Monday, October 19, 2015
11-11:30 AM - Check In
11:30 AM-12:45 PM - Panel
   Discussion
12:45-2 PM - Reception

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
Unfortunately, walk-in guests will not be accommodated at this time.

Open to the public!

Early Registration:
September 1 – October 2
Late Registration:
October 3 – October 14

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Access Ability’s mission is to foster inclusivity at JPMorgan Chase. In line with its mission, the Access Ability leaders feel that it is imperative that this event be available to all people worldwide and will be utilizing technology to reach JPMorgan Chase employees on all continents.

Speakers

Marca Bristo

Marca Bristo
President and CEO, Access Living

Barry Taylor

Barry Taylor VP for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation,
Equip for Equality

Robin Jones

Robin Jones
Principal Investigator and Project Director,
Great Lakes ADA

Norma Borcherding

Norma Borcherding
Managing Director,
Unique Customer Segment Executive, Chase

Marca Bristo

Marca Bristo
President and CEO,
Access Living

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Marca Bristo, is President & CEO of Access Living, one of the nation’s leading disability rights organizations. She has helped craft local, national and international reforms to protect the rights of people with disabilities and equip them with tools to lead independent lifestyles.

In 1994, President Clinton appointed Bristo to head the National Council on Disability. She is the most recent emeritus President of the United States International Council on Disabilities, is a member of Human Rights Watch Disability Advisory Committee, and the co-chair for the ADA 25 Chicago Steering Committee. Bristo is a Trustee of Rush University, a Life Member of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, a member of The Chicago Network, and a Leadership Greater Chicago Alumni.

Bristo’s has received numerous awards including: Chicago Foundation for Women; IMPACT Award; Chicagoan of the Year, Chicago Magazine; The Henry B. Betts Laureate, 1993; Americans with Disabilities Act Award for her role in the creation and passage of the law; and the Distinguished Service Award of the President of the United States.

She earned a B.A. from Beloit College and a B.S. in Nursing from Rush University.

Barry Taylor

Barry Taylor
VP for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation,
Equip for Equality

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Barry Taylor is the Vice President for Civil Rights and Systemic Litigation at Equip for Equality, where has worked since 1996. At Equip for Equality, he has overseen many individual and systemic disability discrimination cases including successful federal ADA suits against the National Board of Medical Examiners, the Chicago Police Department, and the Chicago Transit Authority. He is currently co-counsel in five ADA class actions, including lead counsel in Ligas v. Norwood, a class action on behalf of people with developmental disabilities who are seeking community services. Barry has given numerous presentations on the ADA across the country to people with disabilities, family members, attorneys, employers, businesses, service providers and advocacy organizations.

Barry has served as the Chairperson of the Disability Rights Consortium, Chairperson of the Regional Transit Authority’s ADA Advisory Committee; Chairperson of Season of Concern, Chairperson of the Legal Committee for the National Association of Protection and Advocacy Systems, Chairperson of the Chicago Bar Association’s Legal Aid Committee, Chairperson of the Chicago Bar Association’s Mental Health and Disability Law Committee, and Co-Chairperson of the Chicago Bar Foundation’s Pro Bono Week.

He has been an Adjunct Professor at John Marshall Law School, and in 2001, Chicago Lawyer Magazine named him one of “40 Illinois Attorneys Under 40 to Watch.” He has served on Senator Dick Durbin’s Federal Judicial Screening Committee and currently serves on the Governor’s Task Force on the Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities.

Prior to coming to Equip for Equality, Barry was the AIDS Project Attorney in the Midwest Regional Office of Lambda Legal working to advance the civil rights of people living with HIV/AIDS. His caseload included a successful challenge to discriminatory inquiries by the Chicago Public Schools on teacher applications.

From 1988 - 1993, Barry was a litigation associate at the Chicago law firm of Peterson & Ross. He is a 1988 graduate of the University of Illinois College of Law, where he also received his undergraduate degree in 1985.

Robin Jones

Robin Jones
Principal Investigator and Project Director,
Great Lakes ADA

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Robin Jones, MPA is the Principal Investigator and Project Director of the Great Lakes ADA Center, a member of the ADA National Network. The Center is located at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Robin has served as the director of the Center since its inception in 1991. The ADA National Network is comprised of 10 regional Centers that provide information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Services are tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.

Robin’ s academic preparation includes degrees in Public Administration and Occupational Therapy. She is an instructor within the Department of Disability and Human Development teaching courses in disability policy, community integration and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.integration and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

Robin is actively involved in providing training, consultation and technical assistance on the provisions of the ADA and related laws to business, employers, government and educational entities, architects, social service organizations and people with disabilities and their families. Robin serves as co-chairperson of the Illinois Task Force on Employment and Economic Opportunity for Persons with Disabilities’ and a member of the ADA 25 Legacy Council and the ADA25 Chicago Steering Committee. Most recently, Robin has been serving as a member of the organizing committee for the newly re-established Chicagoland Business Leadership Network.

Norma Borcherding

Panel Moderator

Norma Borcherding
Managing Director,
Unique Customer Segment Executive, Chase

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Norma is Unique Customer Segment Executive. She oversees customer segments that include the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act; American Disabilities Act or Customer Accessibility, and is a 25 year veteran of the financial services industry.

She manages the ADA Policy and the ADA Program through oversight of the framework, governance, controls, compliance, monitoring, testing and reporting across all affected Business Units.

In addition, she oversees the SCRA Policy and Program across all affected lines of business through the execution of the SCRA compliance program, structure, framework, governance, controls, monitoring/testing and reporting.

Norma’s career has focused on Operations, Program Management and Finance beginning in 1980 when she joined the Finance office of Newell/Rubbermaid Corporation.

In 1990, Norma took a Controller role with BancOne Corporation and moved up the ranks to the position of CFO and then Director of Purchasing Operations.

Her career transitioned in 1998 from Finance to Program Manager, assuming a significant leadership role in the Y2K Program. Over the past 10 years Norma has lead several multi-year complex and merger related programs, joining Global Commercial Card in 2008 as the Managing Director and Senior Program Manager for Payment 4 PMO. Norma holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dayton – Dayton, Ohio and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, Rockford College – Rockford, Illinois. In addition, she holds a CPA and a PMP designation, and is frequently asked to speak at women’s and diversity events.

Norma enjoys yoga, the theater and loves to travel whenever possible. She possesses a basic knowledge of Spanish and French.

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