I have been a disability advocate for over 25 years (1990) and continue to bring awareness about the needs and concerns of the disability community.
I grew up in and around Southern California and Las Vegas Nevada after father retired from the military. I returned to upstate New York to help with my family in 1994 and I have remained here since.
I have received an associate degree in 1998 from Adirondack Community College Queensbury New York in Business Administration
My hobbies include visiting historical sites, traveling, cooking, bird watching, and photography.
I have been a human rights disability defender and an advocate for persons with disabilities for the last twenty five years (1990), and I continue to advocate to help persons with disabilities to achieve independence and success in their lives.
I have conducted disability sensitivity training for various companies and continue to do disability consulting and training work for compliance with disability civil rights laws.
I’m currently writing a book on disability civil rights laws title: Disability Civil Rights Laws and Movements: An in depths look at the Executive Branch role from the President Woodrow Wilson through President George W. Bush administrations. I have received two grants from the following libraries to aid in traveling to the library;
• John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum “Arthur M. Schlesinger Fellowship”
• Franklin & Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Hyde Park, NY
I continue to seek out grants to help in accomplishing the goal of being able to travel to the different Presidential Library to finish the work and publish a book. As of to date I have completed eight other presidents.
One of my major goals for the next 10 years is to see acceptability and inclusion of persons with disabilities in the community and workplace. I will be able to accomplish the first part of this goal through education and awareness of the needs of the disabled community as human rights disability defender. Second part of the goal is to work with the community and the workplace to implement solution of full inclusion of the Disabled Community.