Richard Devylder, Senior Advisor Accessible Transportation, U.S. Department of Transportation

In July 2010, President Obama appointed Richard Devylder as the U.S. Department of Transportation's first Senior Advisor for Accessible Transportation. Mr. Devylder advises the agency's efforts to develop and execute effective policy strategies to ensure all modes of transportation are accessible and integrated to meet the diverse functional needs of the public. He brings to this position deep experience from his previous positions as the Special Advisor to the Secretary for the California Emergency Management Agency and Director of its Office for Access and Functional Needs; and as a Deputy Director for the California Department of Rehabilitation. Mr. Devylder received his Bachelors of Arts in Speech Communication from California State University, Long Beach.

Richard Devylder presented on individual emergency preparedness and transportation. Click the links below to see his presentation slides.

"Richard Devylder on Individual Emergency Preparedness"

"Richard Devylder on Transportation"