STAFF EXPERTS & ADVOCATESPost Date: January 1, 2018
Paralyzed Veterans of America is the only Congressionally chartered veterans service organization dedicated solely for the benefit and representation of veterans with spinal cord injury or disease. Learn more about Our Mission.
You can find our experts in the nation’s capital, in the field, and across the country, providing services, research and resources to catastrophically disabled veterans, their caregivers, and their families.
Each staff member’s expertise is noted below. You can download individual expert pages by selecting the person’s name.
Deputy General Counsel
Veterans Law • Veterans Benefits • U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims • Paralyzed Veterans of America Corporate Governance • Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation • Paralyzed Veterans of America Education Foundation
Acting Associate Executive Director
Veterans Health Care • Veterans Service Organizations • Veterans Benefits • The Independent Budget • Federal Budget • Congressional Relations • Disability Civil Rights
Associate Executive Director
Veterans Benefits • Veterans Budget Appropriations • Gulf War Illness • Veterans Homeless Issues
Director of Field Services
Senior Associate Director
ADA Compliance • Transportation Accessibility • Long-Term Care in Medicare/Medicaid • Voting Accessibility
Interim Associate Executive Director
Veterans Benefits • Veterans Budget Appropriations Gulf War Illness • Veterans Homeless Issues
Architecture Program • Director of Architecture & Facilities
Accessibility • Design & Construction • ADA Compliance
Adaptive Sports and Recreation
Director, Sports and Recreation
Adaptive Sports and Recreation • Emergency Medical Procedures •
Spinal Cord Injury • Multiple Sclerosis (MS) • Traumatic Brain Injury
Senior Appellate Services Operations Manager
Veterans Benefits • Veterans Services • Regulatory Compliance
Fred Downs, Jr.
Prosthetics • Sensory Aids • Spinal Cord Injury • Vietnam War • Veterans Affairs Material Management • Orthotics • POW/MIA Affairs • Veteran Affairs Data Management • Medical/Surgical Standardization
Vocational Rehabilitation Assessments and Realistic Plan Development • Job Placement Services • Accomodations Assistance • Ergonomic Evaluations / Referrals • Post – Employment Support