David M Capozzi

Executive Director
US Access Board


David Capozzi is the Executive Director of the U.S. Access Board. The Access Board is the only Federal agency whose mission is accessibility for people with disabilities. David is responsible for $7 million in program expenditures and manages a staff of 26 professionals and support staff who develop accessibility guidelines for the Americans with Disabilities Act, Architectural Barriers Act, Telecommunications Act, and accessibility standards for electronic and information technology under section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. He is also responsible for implementing the Board's Architectural Barriers Act enforcement program, along with the Board's training, technical assistance, and research programs. David was previously Director of Project ACTION and Vice President of Advocacy for Easter Seals and was the National Advocacy Director for the Paralyzed Veterans of America. He graduated from the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo School of Law and was an honors graduate and Phi Beta Kappa recipient at SUNY at Buffalo with an undergraduate degree in Psychology.