Executive Director of the Disability Law Center
Ms. Griffin is the Executive Director of the Disability Law Center. Previously, she served as Commissioner at the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) from January 2006 to January 2009, and served as the Acting Vice Chair of EEOC from January 2009 to December 2010. While at EEOC, Ms. Griffin established the Leadership for Employment of Americans with Disabilities (LEAD) Initiative, a national outreach and education campaign to address the declining number of employees with severe disabilities in the federal workforce. Ms. Griffin also served as Deputy Director of the Office of Personnel Management from December 2010 to August 2011 where she was responsible for implementing President Obama’s Executive Order on Increasing Employment of People with Disabilities in the Federal Government as well as establishing the first government-wide initiative on Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in the Federal Workforce. More recently, Ms. Griffin worked at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services as the Assistant Secretary for Disability Policy and Programs, where she provided leadership and supervision of management of the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Developmental Disability Services, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, and the Soldiers Homes in Holyoke and Chelsea.