Michele Ohmes

thumbnail image Michele S. Ohmes is an Americans with Disabilities Act specialist and wheelchair user who works with public works departments, facility managers, and contractors. Her design manual — ADA and Accessibility: Let's Get Practical — is available on CD-ROM through the American Public Works Association's Web site. Author's note: Michele & Associates does not render legal advice and has no enforcement authority regarding the ADA or other federal disability-rights legislation.

Pam Broviak

thumbnail image A former senior editor of PUBLIC WORKS, Pam Broviak publishes the Public Works Group Blog at http://www.publicworksgroup.com/blog. (All views expressed in this blog are her own and not those of PUBLIC WORKS.)

Stephanie Johnston

thumbnail image As Editor in Chief of Public Works, Stephanie Johnston directs the brand’s magazine, website, e-newsletters, and contributes to webcasts and other digital initiatives. In addition to the American Public Works Association, she belongs to the American Society of Civil Engineers, American Water Works Association, Water Environment Federation, American Society of Business Publication Editors, and Construction Writers Association. She has a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Augustana College (1984) and a master’s from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism (1985). Before joining Public Works in 2006, she oversaw content development for publications in the agricultural, legal, and construction industries.