ADA Conferences Speakers

Adler, Hope
Communications Project Manager

Aiken, Brooke
CBP Section 508 Program Manager, Office of Information Technology
Customs & Border Protection

Ailey, Sarah

Altman, David
Program Coordinator
Assistive Technology Partnership

Anderson, Douglas
CASp, R.A.S., Partner
LCM Architects

Anderson, Holly
Policy Liaison for Individuals with Disabilities
Office of Postsecondary Education U.S. Department of Education

Annunziato, Mark
Vice President of Engineering and Operations
Sound Associates

Arditti, Avi
Deputy Chief, Plain Language and Content Division,
Office of Communications U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Department of Homeland Security

Ayres, Bryan
Director of the Technology and Curriculum Access Center
Easter Seals Arkansas

Bailey, Bruce
Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology Specialist
US Access Board

Baquis, David
Accessibility Specialist
US Access Board

Barrett, Don
Section 508 Coordinator
Department of Education

Barton, Denise
Assistive Technology Specialist

Becker, Don
Video Producer
U.S. Geological Survey

Berg, Peter
ADA Technical Assistance Coordinator
Great Lakes Center

Bloomer, Ray
NCA Director of Education and Technical Assistance and NPS Accessibility Specialist
National Park Service Accessibility Branch and National Center on Accessibility

Bogosian, Mark
Director, Quality of Life Grants Program
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

Bostrom, James
Deputy Chief
Civil Rights Division U.S. Department of Justice

Brennan, Jacquie
DBTAC-Southwest ADA Center

Brewer, Judy
Director of the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

Bryant, Brian
Research Professor
Department of Special Education University of Texas at Austin

Burnham, Jonni
Acting Manager
Disability Resource Center-Department of Transportation

C. Baker, Robert
508 Governance Division OAST Dept of Homeland Security

Carson, Janice
Idaho Assistive Technology Project

Chamberlain, Helen
Program Director-Section 508
GSA-IT Accessibility and Workforce Division

Charlson, Brian
Director of Technology
The Carroll Center for the Blind

Charlson, Kim
American Council of the Blind ACB Audio Description Project

Chong, Curtis
Manager of Access Technology
New Mexico Commission for the Blind

Clinton-Brown, Cynthia
Executive Director
DHS OCIO Office of Accessible Systems & Technology (OAST)

Conway , Sally
Former, Deputy Chief, Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Craig, Dana
Deaf Interpreter

Creagan, Timothy
Senior Accessibility Specialist/Information Technology
US Access Board

Crowell, Pierce
508 Program Manager

Daniels, Michael
Executive Director
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology Inc.(FAAST)

Demaya, Diego
JD, Legal Specialist
Southwest ADA Center at ILRU

Doppelt Gray, Carolyn
Proskauer Rose LLP

Dorsey, Jennifer
Social Media Coordinator
NIH National Cancer Institute

Ehrhardt, Britt
Federal Communicators Network

Eng, Katherine
Senior ICT Accessibility Specialist
US Access Board

Eng, Kathy
DHS Team Lead for Testing
Office of Accessible Systems and Technology Department of Homeland Security

Feijoo, Ammie Farraj
21st Century IDEA Implementation Lead, Technology Transformation Services (TTS)
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Fessler, Dore
Procurement Analyst
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Floyd, Nicshan
Team Lead of Management Services
U.S Department of Homeland Security/Office of Accessibility Systems & Technology

Fraser, Carole
Universal Access Program Coordinator
New York Department of Environmental Conservation

Frieden, Lex
Director, Independent Living Research Utilization Program
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR)

Funk, Kevin
Senior Policy Advisor
General Services Administration (GSA)

Gallegos, Andrés
Robbins Salomon and Patt Ltd.

Gilman, Francie

Grott, Ray
Rehabilitation Engineering Technology Project at San Francisco State University

Hamilton, Deborah
Trial Attorney
Chicago District Office of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Harmon, Matthew T.
Director of Web Operations & Communications

Hartley, Michele
Media Accessibility Coordinator
Harpers Ferry Center National Park Service

Hayes, Brandy
Program Coordinator
Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission (IDHHC)

Hoffman, Allen
Office of Accessible Systems & Technology
Department of Homeland Security

Horan, Jennifer
Section 508 Program Manager
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Horton, Michael
Accessible Design & Development Advisor Office of Government-wide Policy
General Services Administration

Horton, Michael
Accessible Design and Development Advisory
General Services Administration (GSA)

Humphrey, Yolonda
Program Manager and Section 508 Coordinator

Ideishi, Roger

University of the Sciences

Jacobs, Steve

James, Kara
Director of Disability Services
University of Wisconsin-Stout

Jones, Crystal
Management and Program Analyst
Office of the Chief Information Officer U.S. Department of Education

Kaplan, Debora
Senior Advisor, Section 508 Policy Lead
Office of the CIO HHS

Kaplan, Deborah
508 Policy Lead and 508 Coordinator
Department of Health and Human Services

Kline, Jeff
Program Director
Statewide EIR Accessibility Texas Department of Information Resources

Koudry, Alexander
Center for Information Technology Access GSA

Ladau, Emily
Communications Consultant

LaZear, Gus
Vice President
Arizona Bridge to Independent Living General Manager of SpoFit

Ledbetter, Donna
Writer/Editor and Section 508 Coordinator
National Institute of Corrections Federal Bureau of Prisons U.S. Department of Justice

Levy, Alison
Disability Employment Program Manager
U.S. Department of Agriculture

Lippincott, Ben
Industry Relations Manager
Wireless Rehabilitation Engineering and Research Center

Lujano, Bob
Information Specialist at National Center on Health
Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) Birmingham AL

M. Law, Chris
Accessibility Track Consulting LLC

Magasi, Susan
Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy
University of Illinois at Chicago

Maynor, Kate
Acting HHS Section 508 Official and Office of the Secretary (OS) 508 Coordinator
U.S. Department of Health and Human Resources

Mazrui, Jamal
Accessibility Clearinghouse Federal Communications Commission

Mazz, Marsha
Director, Office of Technical and Information Services
US Access Board

Morin, Gary
Program Analyst
NIH Office of the Chief Information Officer

Murdock, Cheri
Accessibility Program Lead Analyst
Yosemite National Park

Nielson, Andrew
ICT Accessibility Subject Matter Expert
Office of Government-wide Policy GSA

Pace, Brandon
Enterprise Application Administrator
U.S Department of Homeland Security/Office of Accessibility Systems & Technology

Page, Carol
South Carolina Assistive Technology Program at the USC School of Medicine

Panko Reis, Judy
Healthcare Policy Analyst
Access Living

Pavithran, Sachin
Program Director
Utah Assistive Technology Program (UATP)

Pekarik J., Andrew
Senior Research Analyst
Smithsonian Institution

Peters, Janet
Principal / Project Coordinator
Great Lakes ADA Center

Peterson, William
Executive Director
Office of Accessible Systems & Technology-Department of Homeland Security

Pichler, Cindi
Senior Assistive Technology Specialist
Independence First

Pines, Robert
Public Affairs Specialist
NIH National Center for Complementary & Integrative Health

Pittman, Katie
Special Assistant
Veterans Health Administration

Plummer, Laura
Rehabilitation Technologist/Sensory Specialist
Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute University of Wisconsin-Stout

Reed, Eric
Deputy Director
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology

Reese, Bernetta
Web and New Media Manager (Acting)
First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet)

Rew, Mark
Team Lead
Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program

Richardson, Carl
State House ADA Coordinator
Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Robinson, Norman
Office of Accessible Systems & Technology
Department of Homeland Security

Roe, Samantha
Whole Family Project Coordinator and Youth Advocate
The Whole Person

Rosenblum, Howard
Chief Executive Officer

Sajka, Janina
Linux Foundation and Executive Chair for Accessible Platform Architectures Workgroup W3C

Salmen, John
Universal Designers Consultants Inc.

Siegel, Betty
Director of VSA and Accessibility
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Sirk, Betsy
Information Technology Program Manager

Sirk, Betsy
Information Technology (IT) Program Manager
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Sitten, Robin
Educational Resources Specialist
Perkins eLearning Perkins School for the Blind

Stafford-Mallis, Valerie
Business Development Manager
Alternative Communication Services (ACS) LLC

Stapleton, Dick
Deputy Director
Digital Communications Division HHS

Stenger, Dave
Senior Management Specialist
Section 508 SME GSA

Sullivan, John
Government-wide Section 508 Program Director

Tobiason, John
Digital and Social Media Specialist
Harpers Ferry Center for Media Services National Park Service

Triggs, Terry
Front Line Manager
508 Customer Support IRS

Urban, Mark D.
HHS Program Team Co-Chair and CDC Section 508 Coordinator

Vallier, Desirae
Technology Specialist
Assistive Technology Partnership

Vanderheiden, Gregg
Director of Trace R&D Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Vogelman, Linda
Assistant Director of Independent Living Services
Society’s Assets

Voigt, Alice
Accessibility Specialist (NCA)
Indiana University

W, Benjamin
Program Manager
Central Intelligence Agency

Wells, Talley
Attorney and Director
Atlanta Legal Aid Society Inc.

Williams, Dan
U.S. Web Design System, Technology Transformation Services (TTS)
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)

Williams, Gerard
Section 504 Compliance Officer
Consumer Affairs and Outreach Division (CAOD) FCC

Winnegar, Andrew
Southwest ADA Center

Winnegar, Andy
Training Associate at SouthWest ADA

Wintrol, Jan

The Ivymount School

Wodatch, John
Former, Chief Disability Rights Section
Civil Rights Division United States Department of Justice

Wyant, Jay
Chief Information Accessibility Officer
Minnesota State CIO Office

York, Sherril
Executive Director of the National Center on Accessibility (NCA)
Indiana University