Mr. Houghton’s broad leadership and experience in the disability arena includes presidential and gubernatorial appointments and business consulting for Fortune 500 companies as well as nonprofit organizations. His accomplishments include the development of domestic and international programs that promote full inclusion for people with disabilities through sports and recreation. Mr. Houghton was appointed by President George W. Bush to the Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled (Committee) in February 2003, as a private citizen representing the interests of nonprofit agency employees with disabilities. In May 2006, Mr. Houghton was reappointed to serve a second term, in July 2006, he was unanimously elected by his peers as Committee Chairperson. In its 70-year history, he is the first private citizen and the first person with a disability to chair the Committee.
Andrew Houghton, President – Disability Inclusion Solutions, Inc.
Global Universal Design Commission
Global Universal Design Commission, Inc., (GUDC) a not-for-profit corporation, was established to develop Universal Design (UD) standards for buildings, products and services.
Global Universal Design Commission, Inc. (GUDC)
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