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About the Group

Liaisons at the first meeting in August 2019
Digital Accessibility Liaisons advocate for an accessible experience that enhances usability for everyone. They promote digital accessibility at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill within their unit. Acting as the main contact for their unit helps to scale up the Digital Accessibility Office’s (DAO) outreach efforts across campus. Each liaison is a volunteer who wants to learn and promote digital accessibility best practices.

Community Building​

The liaison co-chairs organize monthly meetings to bring the group together. Attendees can interact with fellow liaisons to learn, share, and support each other​. Between meetings, liaisons can chat with each other and share resources on the Digital Accessibility Liaisons Team.

Focused Training and Discussion Topics​

Each meeting includes specific trainings or guest speakers based on the group’s interests. Liaisons present on the accessibility work they’re doing for campus. The DAO will request feedback from liaisons to gain insight for policies, processes, and related information. These topics and guest speakers are only available at the liaison monthly meetings.

2020-2021 Co-chairs

Cortney Alston

Training Specialist, Continuous Improvement, Staff Development & Engagement
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Aleah Howell

Multimedia and Visual Communications Specialist, University Libraries
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Heather Wire

Instructional Design Specialist, Department of Maternal and Child Health, Gillings School of Public Health
Contact Heather

Join the Conversation

You can request to join the Digital Accessibility Liaisons Team. Use it to connect with fellow liaisons, share resources, and discuss topics of interest between meetings.