Jenny Sykes

Jenny SykesTechnical Information Specialist, M.S.
Curriculum Vita (PDF)

Jenny has worked in the field of disability services for over twenty-five years.  Her interest began early due to growing up with family members with disabilities.  She saw the impact of disability discrimination and wanted to become an advocate for change.

Jenny has worked in community health centers, food banks, and shelters for families with no housing.  In 2000, she began working specifically with individuals with disabilities as a Case Manager.  Since then, her experience has been with state and local government operations.

Since locating to Florida, Jenny has held a variety of roles.  She worked for the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD) as a Supports Consultant, Supported Employment Coordinator, and Licensing Specialist.  While with APD, Jenny coordinated Disability Mentoring Day activities in central Florida.  Jenny was also a Senior Counselor for Florida Vocational Rehabilitation and a part-time Care Manager for an elder-care service.  Before joining the Southeast ADA Center, she was the ADA Specialist for the City of Lakeland, Florida.

Jenny received her undergraduate degree in Human Services from the University of Massachusetts and her Master of Science in Counseling from California State University.  Jenny is certified as an ADA Coordinator by the University of Missouri-College of Human and Environmental Science, School of Architectural Studies.