Mark Leeper - CEO

Mark Leeper, the DAC Executive Director, has dealt with depression and anxiety for most of his adult lifeHe formed Disability Action Center NW in 1992 from a prior disability project he worked on. He has a long career as an advocate, activist, speaker, writer, and peer counselor on the Independent Living philosophy and has extensive training in the Americans with Disabilities Act.  He knows that it’s the relationships and friendships that make all the difference.

“I’m pulling for you; we’re all in this together” – Red Green