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Kathy Eng Joins Access Board Staff as a Senior ICT Accessibility Specialist

Published: April 26, 2018 at 2:04PM

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From the U.S. Access Board:

Kathy Eng has joined the U.S. Access Board as a Senior ICT Accessibility Specialist where she will provide technical assistance and training to the public on the Board's Section 508 Standards for information and communication technology in the federal sector. She also will provide guidance on requirements for telecommunications equipment covered by Section 255 of the Communications Act.

Eng comes to the Board from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) where she served as an IT Accessibility Specialist and helped implement Section 508. She also serves as co-chair of the Best Practices Subcommittee on the Federal CIO Council Accessibility Community of Practice. Before joining DOJ, she worked at the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Accessible Systems & Technology where she led development of its Section 508 Trusted Tester methodology, training, and certification program. She also was employed by the Technology and Accessible Resources Give Employment Today (TARGET) Center at the U.S. Department of Agriculture. She has a background in assistive technology accommodations and a degree in Rehabilitation Engineering.