Bill R Botten
Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, Senior Accessibility Specialist
Office of Technical and Information Services, U.S. Access Board
Bill Botten, serves as the Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator at the U.S. Access Board. The Access Board is an independent federal agency that develops and maintains accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and information technology under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other laws. Botten an Exercise Physiology graduate from the University of Kansas, joined the Access Board in May of 2000. His training experience includes hundreds of presentations over the last 30 years to local, state, and national audiences on injury prevention, disability awareness and sensitivity, and accessibility issues. Botten was part of a team that developed the new combined guidelines for the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Architectural Barriers Act and he specializes in access issues related to recreation facilities and outdoor developed areas.