National Council On Disability Welcomes New Presidential Appointees


Publish Date:
November 23, 2016
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The National Council on Disability (NCD) – an independent federal agency that recommends disability policy to the President, Congress and other federal agencies – welcomed President Barack Obama’s intent to appoint three new council members to the agency.  The Obama Administration announced its intention November 18.

The Council’s incoming members, Billy W. Altom, Dr. Rabia Belt and Dr. Wendy S. Harbour will join Council Member Benro T. Ogunyipe and NCD Chair Clyde Terry, who were both newly reappointed for second terms by the President; and Council Members Lt. Col. Daniel Gade (retired), Bob Brown, Neil Romano and James T. Brett when the appointment process is completed. Biographies for the incoming council members are provided at the end of this release.

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