Maddie, Forever
in my heart

Sufra, Making
her own mark

Official Website of Author, Consultant, Trainer
& Keynote - Motivational Speaker
Michele S. Ohmes & Sufra

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Consulting - a sampling of clients
  • Dubuque, Iowa
  • University of Iowa
  • MoDOT
  • Benton County, MO
  • Overland Park, KS
  • Clinton, MO
  • City of Kansas City, MO - Consultant & Eventual employee
  • Black & Veatch
  • George Butler Associates
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Ottawa, KS
  • Wallace Architects
  • Webb City, MO
  • Carthage, MO
  • DFW Airport - Dallas, TX
  • KC Chiefs and KC Royals Stadiums
  • Multiple Apartment complexes and Housing projects
  • United Cerebral Palsy
  • Lee's Summit, MO
  • Social Security Administration
  • Bricktown, Oklahoma
  • Multiple other Engineering and Architectural firms
  • Several legal firms as an expert witness
Trainings Technical - Presentations disABILITY issues including interfacing, facilities, PROW - Diversity - Customer Service - Employment - Keynote and Motivational - Universal/Lifetime Aging in Place Housing Design
  • U.S. Access Board
  • AASHTO - American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials
  • APWA - American Public Works Association International Congresses, Regional, Statewide, & Local
  • NOD - National Organization on Disabilities
  • Legislative Briefing Washington D.C. Public Works & Disaster Preparedness
  • ACI-NA - Airports Council International - North America
  • NRPA - National Recreation & Parks Association
  • National Locksmith Association
  • MoDOT - Missouri Department of Transportation
  • Missouri Governor's Council on Housing
  • Missouri Housing Development Corporation
  • Missouri Department of Historic Preservation
  • City of Oklahoma full day training
  • Statewide Universal Design Conferences
  • Law Enforcement agencies including Kansas City MO, State Highway Patrol, Sheriff's and local police departments
  • Multiple architectural and engineering firms
  • Social Security Administration
  • HUD - Federal Housing & Urban Development
  • Universities such as University of Missouri, University of Iowa, Fort Hays KS University, Maryville University St. Louis, Johnson County Community College KS
  • Multiple Disability Organizations such as the Polio Foundation, Epilepsy Foundation, United Cerebral Palsy, and Diabetic Training Center
  • Endless local and regional organizational trainings or presentations including Libraries, Lions, Locksmiths, Masons, Engineers, Women's organizations, Church groups, Senior Citizen organizations, and local community training days with me as a presenter or keynote speaker.
  • Brownsville, TX Employment Workshop
  • United Cerebral Palsy KC
  • GUCC - Georgia Underground Cable Contractors
  • Indiana APWA Statewide Chapter
  • MoDOT Managers Statewide Diversity Day
  • American Business Woman's Association
  • Multiple local association meetings
  • IFMA - International Facilities Management Association Congress Web training and local
  • Natinal Retail Construction Expo
  • League of Kansas Municipalities Annual Conference
  • KCMBA Construction Law Committee
  • Arizona Office of Disabilities Conference
  • ADA Project Region VII DBTAC National Training Conference
  • Missouri Association of Counties
  • Missouri Valley Section - Institute if Transportation Engineers
  • Missouri Parks & Recreation Association
  • ADA and Accessibility 'Let's Get Practical' Published by APWA
  • Fordyce letter multiple articles on employment and the ADA
  • Indiana LTAP Newsletter series of articles and future monthly ADA corner articles on Public Rights of Way and the ADA
  • Dania Press, Dania Beach FL - Monthly articles both motivational and technical related to disABILITY issues
  • Public on line. Monthly articles
  • Prepared, produced and presented on a Kansas City MO weekly cable show for 1-2 years about disABILITY issues
  • Periodical articles for The APWA reporter related to the ADA and public works facilities and public rights of way and accessibility
  • Miscellaneous one time articles for other newsletters

For more information, contact Michele and Maddie:
Phone: 816.350.2487