The Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee (GRAAC) is a municipal advisory committee that gives advice to the councils of the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo, the Region of Waterloo and townships in the region.

On this page:

  1. About the committee
  2. Mission
  3. Join GRAAC
  4. Staff contacts
  5. Meeting dates, agendas and minutes

About the committee

GRAAC is a cross-disability municipal advisory committee that gives advice to the councils of:

  • the cities of Kitchener and Waterloo
  • the Region of Waterloo
  • the townships of Woolwich, Wellesley, Wilmot and North Dumfries

Members:

  • have experience and knowledge in the field of disability
  • have a lived disability experiences or are agencies serving persons with disabilities
  • must have a willingness to work collaboratively within the framework of a municipal advisory committee

The councils of the participating municipalities adopted the GRAAC terms of reference.


Mission

The Grand River Accessibility Advisory Committee helps the participating municipalities fulfill the purpose of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act by giving advice in regard to the removal of barriers (physical, architectural, technological, informational, communicational, attitudinal and policy/practice).


Join GRAAC

Applications for GRAAC are closed at this time. Please subscribe to this page to get an email when we begin accepting applications again.


Staff contacts

Please contact the staff from your municipality directly:

MunicipalityStaff contact

Region of Waterloo

Emily Moore

Phone: 226-753-2202
TTY: 519-575-4608
Email Emily

City of Waterloo

Amy Ross

Phone: 519-884-6294
TTY: 1-866-786-3941
Email Amy

Woolwich

Alex Smyth

Phone: 519-502-2392
Email Alex

Wilmot

Kaitlin Bos

Phone: 519-634-8444
Email Kaitlin

Wellesley

Amy Harron

Phone: 519-699-3968
Email Amy

North Dumfries

Phone: 519-632-8800
TTY: 519-621-9595
Email North Dumfries

Meeting dates, agendas and minutes

Date Agenda Minutes
September 28, 2023 Agenda Minutes
October 26, 2023 Agenda Minutes
November 23, 2023 Agenda Minutes
December 21, 2023 Agenda Minutes
January 25, 2024 Agenda Minutes
February 22, 2024 Agenda Minutes
March 28, 2024 Agenda Minutes
April 25, 2024 Agenda Minutes to come
May 23, 2024 Agenda to come Minutes to come
June 27, 2024 Agenda to come Minutes to come
September 26, 2024 Agenda to come Minutes to come
October 24, 2024 Agenda to come Minutes to come
November 28, 2024 Agenda to come Minutes to come
December 19, 2024 Agenda to come Minutes to come

Earlier agendas and minutes are available on Laserfiche: