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The U.S. Access Board’s Technical Assistance phone number is now 202-272-0080 extension 3.

Access Board Staff

Bruce Bailey

IT Specialist
Office of Technical and Information Services

Bruce Bailey (he/him) has lead responsibility for the Access Board website and with providing Technical Assistance on Section 508, especially as that regulation relates to websites, software, and hardware.  Bruce supports Access Board members serving on Election Assistance Commission (EAC) boards and committees.  Bruce also serves as the Access Board 508 Program Manager.

Bruce Bailey has worked for thirty years in the field of assistive technology, with the last ten years at the Access Board.  Since 2001, Bruce has been an invited expert with the W3C WAI Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (AG WG).  Prior to joining the Access Board, Bruce worked at U.S. Department of Education (ED) and, prior to that, with the State of Maryland, Division of Rehabilitation Services (MD DORS).

Bruce Bailey has a B.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and an M.Ed. from State University of New York at Albany (SUNYA).  Bruce lives in Frederick, Maryland.

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