Matthew Wangeman has been a disability advocate for over 30 years at the local, state and national levels. He has a B.S. in Business Administration and a Master's in City Planning from the University of California at Berkeley. Matthew has been invited to speak at various National and State conferences about leadership and he is a leader in promoting disability rights in Arizona. Matthew assisted in the development and implementation of the Disability Studies Minor at NAU which happens to be the only minor in Arizona of its kind. Matthew was the chairperson for the Arizona DD Council several years ago and he was also a board member for the Protection & Advocacy Agency in his state. He is especially proud of his fourteen year old Son who he loves and admires! Matthew currently works at the Institute for Human Development as a researcher and an instructor in the Disability Studies Minor at Northern Arizona University.