Create a description of the goals and objectives of the ACAC;
Describe the qualities the ACAC is seeking in its members (skills, experience, knowledge, etc.)
Identify the projected time commitment needed from participants (projected number of meetings, length of meetings, preparation time, over what number of months or years);
Specify policies regarding expense reimbursement;
Establish and Announce a Recruiting and Selection Process:
Establish selection criteria for the type and diversity of representation you are seeking;
Undertake targeted recruiting, if necessary, to add the requisite mix of experience and skills to the ACAC;
Create an application for disability-specific organizations and people in the community to make nominations to the ACAC.
Avoid Haphazard or Random Recruitment
Take the time to think through the type of representation desired;
Avoid automatically thinking of and recruiting co-workers, colleagues, neighbors, friends, or acquaintances that have a disability or activity limitation. These individuals may or may not be qualified representatives.
Send the ACAC recruiting announcement and application to
Disability support and advocacy organizations;
Local newspapers, community newsletters, and other media;
If you do not know where to send recruiting materials, ask well-established disability-specific organizations to assist you;
Disability-specific organizations can also assist you with the selection of ACAC members;
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