2014 Symposium Speakers

Jana L. Erickson

Department of Justice logoJana L. Erickson serves as the Deputy Chief, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section (“DRS”) for the U.S. Department of Justice. Ms. Erickson joined the DRS in July 2010. As a Deputy Chief for Enforcement, she is responsible for the Section’s enforcement of Titles I, II and III of the ADA. She has devoted her career to disability/civil rights, working as a civil rights attorney for the U.S. Department of Education/Office for Civil Rights and a fair housing attorney with the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, Office of General Counsel. Her areas of expertise include fair housing and disability-related issues pursuant to Title II of the ADA, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Fair Housing Act, the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards, and the ADA Standards for Accessible Design.

Malcolm S. Medley

Malcolm S. Medley, appointed to Miami District Director for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in April 2011, serves as a member of the U.S. Federal Government Senior Executive Service. As EEOC Director, Mr. Medley directs operations, enforcement, outreach, and training in Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Prior to the EEOC, he held positions at corporate, municipal and state levels. His work has earned recognition from the Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, the Jamaican American Bar Association, the City of Quincy, and the Norfolk County District Attorney.

Jack Humburg, M.A., C.R.C.

Jack Humburg,Jack Humburg, M.A., C.R.C. is the Director of Housing Development and Americans with Disabilities Act Services with Boley Centers, Inc. where he is responsible for the development of affordable housing for individuals with disabilities in Pinellas County. Mr. Humburg serves as the State Network Administrator for the Florida Americans with Disabilities Act Leadership Network. In addition to his ADA responsibilities, he is the Chair of the Accessibility Advisory Committee of the Florida Building Code Commission. He holds a Master of Arts degree from Ball State University and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, and a Certified Professional of Occupancy.

Larry M. Schneider

Larry M. SchneiderLarry M. Schneider AIA served as a member of the Department of Community Affairs Special Task Force to rewrite the Florida Accessibility Code, which resulted in the 1990 edition of the Florida Accessibility Manual. He was the representing architect on the rewrite of the Florida Accessibility Code (FACBC) and was the lead person in the creation of the 2012 FACBC. He has served on the Florida Board of Building Codes and Standards, AIA Florida and AIA Florida/Caribbean Region. Currently, he is a representative on the ANSI A117.1 Committee that created the national guidelines for accessibility compliance and use and is the co-editor of the Pocket Guide to the Florida Accessibility Standards. 

Coach Howard Schnellenberger

Howard SchnellenbergerCoach Howard Schnellenberger’s coaching career spans nearly 50 years. His first head coaching job began with the Baltimore Colts, followed by the University of Miami, and then returned to coaching as the head coach for Florida Atlantic University. He also served as an assistant coach at the University of Kentucky, University of Alabama, Los Angeles Rams, and the undefeated 1972 Miami Dolphins. Many of the players he coached, more than 100 players, went on to play in the NFL. He is married to Beverlee Donnelly and has three sons and three grandchildren.

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