Lewis Kraus, MPH, MCP, is the Co-Director of the Pacific ADA Center. At the Center, he has been the lead for emergency preparedness and management and accessible technology areas. He also leads and coordinates the research for the Pacific ADA Center, including community living research for the ADA Participation Action Research Consortium. Mr. Kraus is also the author of the Annual Report on Disability Statistics in the United States and leads project work in local disability statistics. Previously, he conducted policy research into personal assistance services (PAS) in the workplace in the United States and the implementation of PAS in emergency preparedness shelters. He received a Master's Degrees in Public Health and City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley.