Henry Claypool has 30+ years of experience developing and implementing disability policy at the federal, state, and local level. He is the former director of the United States Department of Health and Human Services Office on Disability and a founding principal deputy administrator of the Administration for Community Living.

Mr. Claypool served as a presidentially appointed member of the Federal Commission on Long-Term Care, advising Congress on how long-term care can be better provided and financed for the nation’s older adults and people with disabilities, now and in the future. He also served as executive vice president of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), which promotes equal opportunity, economic power, independent living and political participation for people with disabilities. He is an affiliated faculty member at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University, a technology policy consultant for AAPD, and principal of Claypool Consulting.