Mark Johnson, M.Ed. is presently Director of Advocacy at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta, GA and Chair of The ADA Legacy Project. He holds a Masters Degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Mark is a graduate of the Leadership Denver Program and Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC’s) Regional Leadership Institute and has 35+ years of disability rights experience. He is a Past President, Fund for Southern Communities, a progressive fund that supports social change in NC, SC and GA and a founder of ADAPT.