U.S. Dept. of Justice (Retired)
Sally Conway, Former Deputy Chief of the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, directs the Department's wide reaching ADA Technical Assistance Program, which carries out a variety of activities to promote voluntary compliance with the ADA, providing free information and technical assistance directly to businesses, State and local governments, people with disabilities, and the general public. These activities include the development of a broad variety of technical assistance materials and the operation of the Department's nationwide ADA Information Line and the popular ADA website. Ms. Conway has worked in the fields of disability and civil rights for more than 30 years. She has conducted training sessions, workshops, and presentations on the ADA for representatives from the public and private sectors, and people with disabilities throughout the country. She also oversees the Department's innovative ADA Mediation Program, which provides businesses, State and local governments, and people with disabilities an efficient, effective, and voluntary alternative for resolving complaints under the ADA . She also serves as Congressional Liaison for ADA and other disability-related matters. Prior to coming to the Department in 1994, Ms. Conway worked as a program director for Granite State Independent Living in New Hampshire, as an investigator for the NH Commission for Human Rights, as the director of medical social work in a hospital, and as a music teacher in the public schools.