October 10, 2012 The Disabilities Rights Center is pleased to announce the election of Paul Levy as President, and Joanne Malloy as Vice President, of DRC’s Board of Directors.
Paul, a Concord resident, is a retired Associate Professor, most recently at Springfield College’s School of Human Services, and for many years was an attorney and community organizer with legal services and disability rights organizations. He holds advanced degrees in social work and law. Paul commented that, “DRC is a particularly creative, competent, and critical organization in the human rights and disability movement scenes in New Hampshire and New England, and I’m honored to be part of it in this or any capacity.”
Joanne, of Dunbarton, a longtime disability advocate, author, and practitioner, is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor at the UNH Institute on Disability and Project Director of RENEW, a school-to-career process for youth with emotional and behavioral challenges. “I am delighted to be a member of the Disabilities Right Center Board and very honored to be the Board Vice President for the coming year,” noted Joanne. “The work of the DRC is key to the protection of the rights of people with disabilities in New Hampshire. It is critical to our communities that we work together to make sure that all people have equal access to education, employment, housing, and services that ensure self-sufficiency, and the DRC plays a key role in that regard.”