Andy Imparato: How Can the Disability Community Become More Impactful?
Season 1 - Episode 6
Monday December 17th, 2018
Andrew Imparato has served as executive director of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) since 2013. As a disability rights lawyer and policy professional with more than 25 years of experience in government and advocacy roles, Imparato has worked with bipartisan policymakers to advance disability policy at the national level in the areas of civil rights, workforce development, and disability benefits. Prior to coming to AUCD, he was senior counsel and disability policy director for Chairman Tom Harkin on the US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions. He spent 11 years as President and CEO of the American Association of People with Disabilities. Imparato’s perspective is informed by his personal experience with bipolar disorder and he self identifies as a person with a disability.