Shari Myers

Shari Myers is a Disaster Operations Coordinator with the Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies. She manages international and domestic disaster operations, supporting grassroots, disability-led organizations responding to their communities and training government, non-government, and contract emergency responders with a focus on serving persons with disabilities. She partners with disabled individuals and stakeholder organizations to monitor and evaluate traditional disaster response for compliance with requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). From 2016 to January 2023, she was a Disability Integration Coordinator at American Red Cross National Headquarters where she managed the integration of the Department of Justice Emergency Shelter Checklist into the Red Cross Service Delivery Site Survey; contributed to the development of a new National Shelter System to include detailed documentation of shelter accessibility and needs for modification; and led a team of disabled volunteers and employees developing and implementing a Disaster Disability Integration Program.