Dave Verban (he, him, his) is an advocate, a teacher, and an ally, who is interested in citizenship, equity, access, and community. He is currently TMG’s Senior Learning and Development Consultant, where he works to ensure the principles of self-determination and person-centered thinking are infused throughout the organization. He is also the Language Access Coordinator and a member of TMG’s Civil Rights Compliance team. In 19 years at TMG Dave has filled a variety of roles, always working to support TMG’s mission by amplifying the voices of people with disabilities, older adults, and their families. Prior to joining TMG, Dave worked in supported employment, and as an advocate for children and adults with disabilities and their families. In addition to his work with TMG, Dave also holds a part-time teaching position with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, where he teaches on men’s sexual health.