Alexandria, Va., Dec. 22, 2023 – The American Council of the Blind (ACB) announces that Claire Stanley is joining ACB as the new Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs. Claire has been involved in the field of disability advocacy for over a decade. In her last role as a Public Policy Analyst at the National Disability Rights Network, she advocated for policies that impacted people with disabilities, and also collaborated with other disability organizations including ACB.
In fact, this is not Claire’s first time at ACB. She held the role of Advocacy and Outreach Specialist at ACB from 2018 to 2020. She has also been on the transportation committee since 2021.
We are very glad to welcome Claire back in a full-time capacity as the new Director of Advocacy and Governmental Affairs! She will be located in ACB’s Alexandria location. Her first day in the office will be January 16, 2024.