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The Alabama Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (AGCEPD) provides a forum for information exchange among committee members to increase awareness of people with disabilities and the barriers they encounter in their daily lives, particularly in the workplace.


In 1947, Gov. Jim Folsom issued an executive order to establish the Alabama Governor's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities in an effort to assist veterans returning from World War II. The Governor's Committee became the state's counterpart to the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. The executive order was changed to state law in 1964, when the committee was assigned to the Division of Rehabilitation Services in the State Department of Education and remained with this agency when it became the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services in 1995.


National Disability Employment Awareness Month 2021

Please submit your nomination to


For questions,

contact your local committee


Download: 2021 NDEAM Award Nominations.dotm






Birmingham-contact debbie.bryant@rehab.alabama.gov
Covington-contact patrick.daughterty@rehab.alabama.gov
DeKalb Co.- contact susan.ferguson@rehab.alabama.gov
Dothan – contact pam.solomon@rehab.alabama.gov
East AL – contact steve.smith@rehab.alabama.gov
Etowah Co/Calhoun Co. . – contact daniel.spencer@rehab.alabama.gov
Huntsville-contact cassie.shropshire@rehab.alabama.gov
Mobile – contact joel.sterling@rehab.alabama.gov
Montgomery – contact anna.taylor@rehab.alabama.gov
North AL – contact omar.smith@rehab.alabama.gov
Shoals – contact nick.conway@rehab.alabama.gov
Talladega – contact daniel.spencer@rehab.alabama.gov  
West AL – contact willie.johnson@rehab.alabama.gov