Douglas J. Usiak, BS

Doug Usiak.

Doug leads our dissemination and training efforts, as well as consumer recruitment, focus group moderation and survey administration. 

As a consumer and disabled veteran, he reviews all media and materials to ensure we fully address both accessibility and usability issues. He has been executive director of WNY Independent Living, Inc. since 1983. Doug served as principal investigator for the RRTC on Independent Living Management from 2000-2006, coordinating a team of faculty from three universities to create materials still used in IL management training to the present day.