Policy & Legal Team
The Policy & Legal Team analyzes federal laws, regulations, programs, policies, and case law precedent; and proposes and develops NCD policy positions that have a national, state and international impact on the lives of people with disabilities.
Joan M. Durocher
General Counsel & Director of Policy
Senior Attorney Advisor
Geraldine-Drake Hawkins, Ph.D.
Senior Policy Analyst
Legislative Affairs & Outreach Team
The Legislative Affairs & Outreach Team closely monitors Congressional activity on issues critical to the disability community and cultivates and maintains effective working relationships with NCD stakeholders at the federal, state, and local levels.
Director of Legislative Affairs & Outreach
Legislative Affairs Specialist
Public Affairs Specialist
Finance, Operations & Administration Team
The Finance, Operations & Administration Team provides critical staff support and monitors the agency's finance and accounting, information technology, and human resources management, as well as partners with the policy and outreach teams to build strategic relationships that are critical to the agency's work.
Sharon M. Lisa Grubb
Stacey S. Brown
Administrative Support Assistant