Upcoming Webinars

ADA Paratransit

Program Description:

On April 25, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. (ET), The TASA Group, in conjunction with paratransit specialist Melissa Gemelli, presented a free, one-hour interactive webinar presentation, ADA Paratransit, for all legal professionals. During this presentation, Melissa discussed:

  • The definition of ADA Paratransit
  • Eligibility
  • Eligibility decisions
  • Appeals process
  • Service criteria
  • Provisions of service

Disclaimer: Please remember that if you are applying for CLE credit you must attend for the full 60 minutes of the LIVE presentation, not the ONDemand version. If a participant is seeking credit in states we are not approved to issue credit and the participating party seeking credit incurs a fee to receive said credit, it is not the obligation of TASA to remit payment for such credit. It is the participant's obligation to remit payment to the state in which they would like to receive credit.

About the Expert:

Melissa M. Gemelli is the Director of Paratransit Services for the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority (LANTA). She has 19 years of experience in providing paratransit under ADA and other Pennsylvania funded programs. She is responsible for policy development, program monitoring and outreach. Ms. Gemelli is also responsible for ensuring LANTA’s compliance with the paratransit rules and regulations issued by the Federal Transit Administration, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) and various local governmental agencies. Ms. Gemelli was instrumental in designing and implementing LANTA’s in-person fundamental assessment program, which is used to independently assess individuals’ function abilities to use LANTA’s fixed route service. Melissa is also a Certified Public Accountant and a Chartered Global Management Accountant.

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