David Capozzi is the Executive Director of the U.S. Access Board. The Access Board is the only federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities. David is responsible for $8 million in program expenditures and manages a staff of 28 professionals and support staff who develop accessibility guidelines for the Americans with Disabilities Act, Architectural Barriers Act, Communications Act, and accessibility standards for information and communication technology and medical diagnostic equipment under 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.