David Morrissey, MPS

2007 Disability Policy Leadership Fellow
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David Morrissey, MPS

A former trainee at the Arkansas LEND - Partners for Inclusive Communities at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, David Morrissey, MPS, served as the 2007 AUCD Disability Policy Leadership Fellow. A leader in the nonprofit sector for over a decade, Morrissey has advanced missions of HIV/AIDS care and prevention, disability and independent living, and community volunteerism. He has presented internationally on developing disabled people's organizations and the transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities, with particular focus on Vietnam and its disability community. In 2010, he served as Private Sector Advisor in the United States delegation to the United Nations Universal Periodic Review of the U.S. human rights record. Morrissey was a member of the inaugural class of the Clinton School of Public Service where he earned his Master of Public Service degree and conducted service projects in the Arkansas Delta and in Vietnam.  Currently, David is the Executive Director of the U.S. International Council on Disabilities.