Belinda has a 19-year track record of proven leadership skills and capabilities with more than 30 years of experience operating community-based employment and day service programs for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Her past experience includes: Supervisory Resource Specialist, Department on Disability Services, Washington, DC; Program Director, Supported Employment, St. John’s Community Services, Washington, DC and Adjunct Professor, Rehabilitation Counseling Program, University of the District of Columbia. Belinda is a strong advocate for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and wholeheartedly believes that everyone can work with the proper supports. She has provided ADA training to federal and private agencies and developed educational curriculums for employers that were used to bridge the gap and myths associated with hiring persons with disabilities. Belinda obtained a dual B.A. degree in Psychology and Rehabilitation Counseling from Wilberforce University and received her M.Ed. with a concentration in Rehabilitation Counseling from Kent State University. She enjoys hand dancing, shopping for antiques and spending time with her family.