Contacts and Resources
The DNR Advisory Council on Disability Issues meets quarterly in the Tawes State Office Building in Annapolis. The Council is comprised of individuals from the community and representatives from the units within the DNR.
The Council provides support and guidance to the DNR regarding issues of facilities and services access and employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities. For additional information, contact DNR's ADA coordinator, Richard Allen at 410-260-8058 or you may send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Maryland Department of Natural Resources
Advisory Council on Disability Issues
2006 Membership Roster
Fred Cowell, Chairperson Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA)
Richard Allen, MDNR ADA Coordinator & Director of Fair Practices
John Purgason, MDNR ADA/504 Transition Plan Coordinator
Laura Bowne, MDNR Resource Planning & GIS ( Buildings Inventory)
Steve Goodmuth, MDNR Resource Planning & GIS
Larry Hughes, MD Wheelchair Athletic Promotions
Don Backe, Chesapeake Regional Accessible Boating @ Sandy Point SP
Frank Vanik, Community Member
Tip Ray, Accessiblity Consultant & Community Member
Richard Coalla, MDNR Boating-retired & Boating Access Issues
Ryan Haley, MDNR Wildlife & Heritage NR Technician
Julieanne White, DORS VR-Specialist Employment for AA County
Townsend Brown, Sr. Volunteer Advocate – Hunting & Fishing
Chassity Seymore, Harford County Recreation & Director of ARC organization
Sharon Neary, Volunteer Advocate
Clifton Rogers, Volunteer Advocate – Hunting
The Natural Resources Police 24-hour information number is 410-260-8880. For reporting violations or emergencies, you should call the Maryland Natural Resources Police at 410-260-8888.
TTY users may call via Maryland Relay at 1-800-735-2258 or 711.