Randy W Dipner

Meeting the Challenge, Inc


Mr. Dipner is a founder of Meeting the Challenge, Inc. He holds degrees in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering and Computer & Information Science from the Ohio State University He is the Project Advisor for the Rocky Mountain Regional Disability and Business Technical Assistance Center. This information center provides ADA information to businesses and individuals throughout the six-state rocky mountain region. The Center is one of 10 funded by the U.S. Department of Education. The Center serves clients with training, printed materials, answers to technical questions, and referrals to other community resources. He has completed ADA Self-Evaluations and Transition Plans for school districts and city governments. He has conducted over 200 facility accessibility surveys for retail, medical, office, and apartment complexes. He has produced Section 504 Self-Evaluations and Transition Plans for HUD and USDA funded housing projects. He has authored and presented numerous training sessions on the ADA and, in particular, physical accessibility. He was a member of the U.S. Access Board ADAAG Review Federal Advisory Committee responsible for a complete review and rewrite of the ADAAG and received National Performance Review award from Vice President Gore for this effort. He was a member of the U.S. Access Board Federal Advisory Committee on Accessible Electronic and Information Technology. He is currently on the ANSI A117.