Claypool Joins AAPD Policy Team
WASHINGTON, DC - The American Association of People with Disabilities
(AAPD) is pleased to announce Mr. Henry Claypool
as the new Executive Vice President for Policy
has spent his
career advocating for the rights and needs of people living with disabilities.
Most recently, he
served as the Senior Advisor for Disability Policy
to Kathleen Sebelius, the Secretary of Health & Human Services.
Secretary Sebelius described Henry as a passionate disability advocate who "brought to his work a passion for advocacy, a sharp understanding of policy, and a deep commitment to improving the lives of people with disabilities and older adults."
brings a wealth of experience and passion to AAPD
"With Mr. Claypool's
wealth of knowledge and expertise, he
will lead the charge to develop innovative policy solutions to persistent challenges facing our community."
Mr. Claypool's immediate priorities include leading the development of a strategic policy agenda to create new opportunities to achieve economic self-sufficiency, made possible by the Affordable Care Act.
efforts will be designed to address the interest of a broad range of constituencies that fall under the civil rights protects of the ADA.