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Executive Director

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Anne Sommers McIntosh


Anne C. Sommers McIntosh is the Executive Director of the National Council on Disability (NCD), responsible for the overall program management and operations of the independent federal agency. Anne joined NCD in 2008 as Legislative Affairs Specialist and has served as Director of Legislative Affairs and Outreach for the past 10 years, where she directed the agency’s Congressional affairs and communication activities. Prior to her time at NCD, she served as Policy Counsel at the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD). Anne earned her Juris Doctor degree from the William and Mary School of Law, where she attended as an Ann C. and R. Harvey Chappell, Jr. Fellow, and where her scholarly research regarding wrongful life litigation earned her the distinction of Benjamin Rush Health Law Scholar in 2005.

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

Ana Torres-Davis
Senior Attorney Advisor

Amy Nicholas
Senior Attorney Advisor

Amged Soliman
Senior Attorney Advisor


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.

Kimie Eacobacci
Legislative Affairs Specialist

Nick Sabula
Public Affairs Specialist


Administration, Finance, & Operations 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.

Lisa Grubb
Director of Administration, Finance, & Operations

Stacey S. Brown
Staff Assistant

​Netterie Lewis
Administrative Support Specialist

Keith Woods
Financial Management Analyst