Pamela Williamson is the Assistant Project Director of the Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt Institute of Syracuse University. The Southeast ADA Center, funded in 1991, is one of ten regional information centers on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR) of the U.S. Department of Education. Ms. Williamson has served for over 20 years in the leadership of the Southeast ADA Center including Project Director, and Director of Training and Technical Assistance, where she coordinated the project’s core services of training and technical assistance. Ms. Williamson is an expert on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Air Carrier Access Act, accessible information technology, and building effective grassroots networks. Prior to her position with the Southeast ADA Center, she worked as the Protection and Advocacy for Individual Rights (PAIR) Coordinator and Advocate for the Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities in South Carolina. Her past experience also includes working with children who receive special education services and geriatric populations.
Ms. Williamson has close family members with significant disabilities and has worked professionally with people with disabilities for over 25 years.