Dedicated, enthusiastic, and a creative problem solver, Elizabeth is driven to help mission-focused organizations succeed.
She has over 20 years of experience working with nonprofits, government agencies, and academic institutions. With a background in public health and nonprofit management, and lived experience as a person with hearing loss, she is poised to coach, guide, and plan for success.
Elizabeth is the founder of the Seattle Cultural Accessibility Consortium, a grassroots effort to connect arts and cultural organizations with information and resources to improve accessibility for people of all abilities. The Consortium is the first of its kind in the Seattle area to address inequities in accessing arts events, programs, and spaces. Her creation of the Consortium emerged from deep listening to the arts and disability communities about the gaps in accessibility.
Drop me a note if:
You are not sure how to begin integrating accessibility into your organization.
You want to do an accessibility audit of your organization's practices.
Your nonprofit needs help building its capacity.
You are in need of storytelling to communicate program impact or for fundraising purposes.
You are planning a fundraising event and want to make it accessible for all.
- Re-imagining Inclusion in the Arts Sector for People with Disabilities
- Enduring COVID- Sharing Critical Information
- How Embracing Universal Design Could Make the World Better After COVID-19
- Curb Cuts and Universal Design: How I Use My Invisible Disability to Advocate for Arts Accessibility
- 8 Ways to Make Fundraising More Accessible for People With Disabilities
- Creating Accessible Virtual Meetings: Logistics and Marketing Tips — Part 1
- Creating Accessible Virtual Meetings: Meeting Participation — Part 2
- Information on Face Coverings for Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Blind Community Members
- Doing Good column in ParentMap (2013-2014)