NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY
The National Association of Wetland Managers (NAWM) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in administration of its programs or activities, whether carried out by NAWM directly, through a contractor, or any other entity with whom NAWM arranges to carry out its programs, services and activities. NAWM does not intimidate or retaliate against any individual or group because they have exercised their rights to participate in actions protected, or oppose action prohibited, by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7, or for the purpose of interfering with such rights.
NAWM collects and maintains demographic data on the race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability status of the population it serves.
NAWM continually seeks effective ways to accommodate those with visual or hearing impairments. NAWM also takes reasonable steps to ensure that persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) will have meaningful access and an equal opportunity to participate in our services, activities, programs, and other benefits.
NAWM designated civil rights coordinator: Marla Stelk, Executive Director
The NAWM Executive Director is responsible for coordination of compliance efforts and receipt of inquiries concerning non-discrimination requirements implemented by 40 C.F.R. Parts 5 and 7 (Non-discrimination in Programs or Activities Receiving Federal Assistance from the Environmental Protection Agency), including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and Section 13 of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972 (hereinafter referred to collectively as the federal non-discrimination laws).
If you have any questions about this notice or any of NAWM’s non-discrimination programs, policies, or procedures, you may contact:
Marla Stelk, Executive Director
500 Washington Street, Suite 201
Portland, ME 04103
207-892-3399 Ext 11
If you believe that you have been discriminated against with respect to a NAWM’s program or activity, you may contact the Executive Director identified above or visit our website at nawm.org to learn how and where to file a complaint of discrimination.