County Executive Leopold Appoints Stephanie Flamino Pippen to Commission on Disability Issues
|Millersville mother of two brings valuable experience|
Annapolis (October 8, 2009) - County Executive John R. Leopold has named Stephanie Flamino Pippen of Millersville to the Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues for a three-year term. She replaces outgoing commissioner Francis D. Wright of Annapolis.
"Stephanie brings a wealth of experience to the Commission in her years of involvement in our public schools and community groups," County Executive Leopold said. "She also has personally overcome the challenges of raising children with disabilities and recovering from a stroke."
Pippen is an active member of the Special Education Citizens’ Advisory Committee, serving as secretary, and an active member of the Anne Arundel County Least Restrictive Environment Access Group. She is the Special Education parent liaison for Shipley’s Choice Elementary School, where she is an active member of the PTA. Pippen is vice president of Aspen Grove Landscape Co., and a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Jane Elberti of Annapolis, from the County’s Office of Planning and Zoning has been appointed as an ex-officio commission member, replacing Claudia O’Keeffe who has moved to the Department of Public Works. Yvonne R. Kranitz, of Annapolis, regional director of the Division of Rehabilitation Services, will serve as the agency’s representative.
The Anne Arundel County Commission on Disability Issues advises the County Executive and the County Council on the coordination and development of government policies, programs, and services for people with disabilities. For more information on the Commission, contact Pam Jordan, ADA coordinator and liaison to the County Executive for the Commission on Disability Issues, at 410-222-4383 voice. TTY users can call via Maryland Relay 7-1-1.
The Commission meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month, except December, in the Chesapeake Room at 2664 Riva Road, Annapolis.