Elise C Niedermeier
- LEND Fellow
Elise (she/her) has a dual master's in Social Work and Public Health from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and is a Certified ADA Coordinator through the University of Missouri and the Great Plains ADA Center. She has over ten years of experience working at the intersections of disability, gender and racial justice and is currently the ADA Coordinator and a Community Outreach and Access Coordinator for the Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board (MPRB) where she leads the implementation of MPRB's ADA Transition Plan and ADA Action Plan and works across departments to look at how race, gender, and ability impact the ways people interact with the Minneapolis parks. As a LEND Community Fellow, Elise is excited to learn more about NDDs while also building interdisciplinary professional and community connections that will inform the future development of MPRB programs, built space and policy to better serve children with NDDs and their families and to support them in accessing health and wellness opportunities in the Minneapolis Parks.