Accessible Adventures Day
Thursday, May 7, 2015
11:00am – 2:30pm
Nasser Family Plaza (In front of the Gym)
Be a part of SF State Accessible Adventures Day on Thursday May 7th from 11am-2:30pm at Nasser Family Plaza in front of the Gymnasium Building. It’s all about accessible adventures and recreational activities available to students, staff and faculty with disabilities, and their fellow students and colleagues. Learn about the possibilities for inclusive, active and creative fun. This is a free campus wide event and everyone is invited.
Check out demos of accessibly designed sports and travel equipment including test riding adaptive cycles; enjoy performances and inclusive games; learn about SF State courses and programs offering unique accessible and inclusive activities, services and adventures; and discover accessible adventures in the Bay Area and Beyond from over twenty organizations.
Commodore; Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS)
Location: Nasser Family plaza Time: 12:15pm
Cristina began sailing with the Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS) in 2007 and joined its board in 2008. Currently Cristina serves as Commodore, previously serving as Rear Commodore and Vice Commodore. She sails in the keelboat program and in the small boat program, using a servo-controlled joystick to sail singlehanded. Cristina competes as often as possible in regattas and has competed in the 2011 Mobility Cup (3rd Place in the Liberty Division), 2013 Access Class European Championship (1st Place in the Liberty Servo Division), and the 2013 Access Class North American Championship (2nd Place in the Liberty Servo Division). Cristina also serves ex officio on the Board of Directors of South Beach Yacht Club. When San Francisco hosted the 34th America's Cup, Cristina served on the America’s Cup Organizing Committee and chaired its Audit Committee.
In her professional life, Cristina is an attorney with Shartsis Friese LLP. Her practice focuses on trademark prosecution and counseling. Actively involved with diversity initiatives within the legal profession, she serves as the Co-Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco’s Disability Rights Committee. Cristina also serves via mayoral appointment as a member of the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, which oversees public transportation, traffic and parking in San Francisco.
Participating SF State Programs & Organizations
Campus Recreation Department
Recreation, Parks, & Tourism Department
Disability, Programs & Resources Center (DPRC)
Paul Longmore Institute
Participating Community Programs & Organizations
CA State Parks, Accessibility Division
Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS)
Bay Area Outreach Recreation Program (BORP)
Crissy Field Center
Disabled Sports USA Far West
Environmental Traveling Companions
Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Mid-Peninsula Open Space District
Pacific Leadership Institute
San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department
Contact Todd Higgins in the DPRC at firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday, April 28th, 2015, if you would like to request reasonable accommodations for this event.