National Council on Disability

National Council on Disability

National Council on Disability

Overview
Headquarters

1331 F Street Northwest,Suite 850,Washington, DC 20004

Type of Company

Private

Industries

Government

Company Description

NCD is an independent federal agency charged with advising the President, Congress, and other federal agencies regarding policies, programs, practices, and procedures that affect people with disabilities. NCD is comprised of a team of fifteen Presidential appointees , an Executive Director appointed by the Chairman, and eleven, full-time professional staff. NCD's Mission NCD's mission is to be a trusted advisor, in collaboration with people with disabilities to: The President The Congress Federal entities State, tribal communities, and local governments; and Other entities and organizations NCD fulfills its advisory roles regarding disability policies, programs, procedures, and practices that enhance equal opportunity by: Convening stakeholders to acquire timely and relevant input for recommendations and action steps Gathering and analyzing data and other information Engaging and influencing current debates and agendas Identifying and formulating solutions to emerging and long-standing challenges; and Providing tools to facilitate effective implementation History of NCD NCD has a proud history. First established as a small advisory Council within the Department of Education in 1978, NCD was transformed into an independent agency in 1984 and charged with reviewing all federal disability programs and policies. In 1986, NCD recommended enactment of an Americans with Disabilities Act, and then drafted the first version of the bill introduce in the House and Senate in 1988. Since enactment of the ADA in 1990, NCD has continued to play a leading role in analyzing the needs of people with disabilities, crafting policy solutions, and advising the President and Congress.

Executives & Employees

Executive Director

Executive Director

General Counsel & Director of Policy

Director of Legislative Affairs & Outreach

Director-External Affairs & Communications

Attorney Advisor

Attorney Advisor

Attorney Advisor

Legislative Affairs Specialist

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer at Granite State Independent Living

Vice Chairperson at National Council on Disability

Deputy Director at United States Military Academy

Vice Chairperson at National Council on Disability

Vice Chairperson at National Council on Disability

Director at Vaxil Bio Ltd.

Former Director of Consumer & Regulatory Affairs & Captel Customer Service at Ultratech, Inc.

Executive Director at National Council on Disability

General Counsel & Director of Policy at National Council on Disability

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