Mayor Lee Announces the Appointment of Nicole Bohn as Director of Mayor’s Office on Disability
Mayor Edwin M. Lee today issued the following statement on the appointment of Nicole Bohn as Director of the Mayor’s Office on Disability (MOD):
“I am thrilled to announce Nicole Bohn as Director of the Mayor’s Office on Disability. Ms. Bohn’s 20 years of extensive experience as a San Francisco resident working in the field of disability services and universal accessibility makes her uniquely qualified to advance the important mission of MOD.
As a long-time champion of disability rights and an administrator of physical, programmatic and electronic accessibility programs and laws, I look forward to her leadership in the MOD’s continued goal of being a strategic partner in important San Francisco initiatives that impact the disabled community.”
About Nicole Bohn:
Ms. Bohn began her professional career in 1997 providing crisis intervention and reasonable accommodation counseling services for individuals with disabilities. She worked at the University of San Francisco from 1997 to 2008, during which time she was progressively responsible for managing and overseeing the University’s reasonable accommodation program and policies. Most recently, Ms. Bohn served as the Director of the Disability Programs and Resource Center at San Francisco State University, leading and coordinating centralized compliance efforts for a campus with more than 30,000 students and 3,800 employees during the last eight years. In that capacity she was responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the University’s Disability Programs and Resource Center, ensured compliance with all applicable laws, and expertly led staff in building sustainable programs and activities that support accessibility and principles of Universal Design. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin; and a Master of Arts in Counseling and a Master of Fine Arts in Writing from the University of San Francisco.
Ms. Bohn assumed the MOD Director position on January 23, 2017.