The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People
Faith Gross is a Rights Advocate with The Legal Center for People with Disabilities and Older People, Colorado's protection and advocacy system. She has coordinated the federally authorized and funded Protection and Advocacy for Voting Access Program (PAVA) since it began in late 2003, and is recognized throughout Colorado for her advocacy and knowledge related to accessible voting for individuals with disabilities. Faith is a member of the Colorado Lawyers Committee Election Task Force, the Secretary of State's Best Practices and Vision in Elections Commission, the Secretary of State's Accessibility, Privacy and Independence Task Force, and the Just Vote Colorado/Election Protection Steering Committee. She has testified many times at the Colorado Legislature and before several different election reform commissions and panels. Faith has served on the National Disability Rights Network's Voting Work Group since 2007 and has just completed a year as a member of the National Federation of the Blind's National Voting Work Group. A professional training consultant and former vocational rehabilitation counselor, Faith has worked in the Colorado Disability Community for more than 30 years. She has also served on the Statewide Independent Living Council, the Colorado Advisory Council for People with Disabilities, and the Denver Commission for People with Disabilities. She was the Colorado Regional Affiliate for the federal Region 8 ADA Technical Assistance Center from 1993-2001.