Phase 2 Working Group Member Selection Criteria

Working Group Member Selection Critieria

General Criteria for Consultation Participants

  • Representation – the individual is recognized within a sector and represents one or more sectors/interests within the larger accessibility or business community
  • Accessibility Awareness – demonstrates a general understanding of accessibility challenges
  • Ability to Work in a Group – respectful of other perspectives, and demonstrates an ability to work through complex issues and build consensus
  • Diversity –participants represent a broad cross-section of interests, concerns, and subject matter expertise
  • Availability – available to fulfill responsibilities; willingness to commit time to the process
  • Professional or Lived Experience – significant experience in the accessibility or business sectors

Criteria for Working Group Members

  • Specific Expertise – demonstrates a unique and diverse understanding of the full range of accessibility and/or business perspectives demonstrates technical and practical expertise and understanding within the subject area of their working group
  • Consensus Building – fosters collaboration and demonstrates an ability to compromise and find common solutions
  • Problem-solving – able to develop and propose technical solutions within their area of expertise
  • Commitment – motivated to build a successful accessibility certification model; able to commit 5-10 hours over three weeks to discussion through a variety of channels 
  • Communication – ability to review complex ideas and communicate them clearly and concisely in written reports
  • Open Government Awareness – understands and supports Open Government requirements of the process