Deborah V Buck
State IT Accessibility Initiatives Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center
Deborah V. Buck Director, State IT Accessibility Initiatives Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center (ITTATC) Georgia Tech's Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access (CATEA) PO Box 32 Delmar, NY 12054 518-439-1263 voice 518-439-3451 fax 518-441-7204 cell firstname.lastname@example.org Deborah Buck has over 20 years experience working in the field of disability and technology. Ms. Buck recently joined the Information Technology Technical Assistance and Training Center (ITTATC), at Georgia Institute of Technology, as the Director of State IT Accessibility Initiatives. Prior to joining the ITTATC Project, Ms. Buck was the Accessibility Program Manager at the NYS Office for Technology where she was responsible for accessibility-related policy and program development. For 10 years, Ms. Buck served as the Director of the NYS TRAID Project-NY's Assistive Technology Project, at the NYS Office of Advocate for Persons with Disabilities where she was involved in several state and corporation-based activities related to information technology and telecommunications accessibility. While director of NY's AT Project, Ms. Buck was one of the founding members and Chairperson of the Association of Tech Act Projects (ATAP) and Co-Chair of the Consortium for Citizens and Disabilities (CCD), Telecommunications and Information Technology Committee. Ms. Buck has broad experience in working to effect changes in policies and programs to improve access and services for persons with disabilities in educational, vocational, health care and social arenas. She has promoted and facilitated interagency collaboration and public private partnerships to leverage resources, improve policies and services, and increase options. She holds a MS, Rehabilitation Counseling from the University at Albany, NY and a BA, Sociology from Bishops University, Lennoxville, PQ, Canada.