Disability Access Review and Advisory Committee

Staff Liaison: Kevin Carr 

Scope:  The Disability Access Review and Advisory Committee (DARAC) is charged with identifying existing needs and emerging issues within the disability community; providing recommendations to the President as to how NFPA can provide leadership on such issues; working to ensure that NFPA’s code and standard development process reflects the latest thinking on disability issues, access provisions and other matters which impact the disability community; and providing program recommendations on subjects relating to Risk Watch, Learn Not to Burn, Remembering When and other NFPA public education/outreach efforts.


  • Toby Olson, Chair, Governor's Committee on Disability Issues and Employment, Olympia, WA
  • Stephen Spinetto, Vice-Chair, Boston, MA
  • Rocky Burks, Rohnert Park, CA
  • Marilyn Golden, Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund (DREDF), Berkeley, CA
  • Jessica Hubert, Guardian Services, Inc., Bourbonnais, IL
  • Marsha Mazz, United Spinal Association, Hyattsville, MD
  • Gail Minger, Michael H. Minger Foundation, Seneca, SC
  • Tom Norton, Norel Service Company, Concord, MA
  • Mary Troupe, Centene Corporation, National Community Engagement & Advocacy, Clayton, MO



  • September 28-30, 2015, Washington, DC, Minutes
  • June 8-9, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, Minutes
  • June 9-10, 2013, Chicago, IL,  Minutes
  • June 5-6, 2010, Las Vegas, NV, Minutes
  • June 5-6, 2009, Chicago, IL,  Minutes
  • September 29-30, 2008, Washington, DC, Minutes
  • April 26-27, 2007, St. Louis, MO, Minutes
  • July 20-21, 2006, Boston, MA, Minutes
  • December 6-7, 2005, Lake Buena Vista, FL, Minutes
  • June 5, 2005, Las Vegas, NV, Minutes