Victor _Calise

Victor Calise

New York City's Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

As Commissioner, Victor sets disability policy, advises the Mayor and city agencies, creates partnerships and initiatives that better the lives of people with disabilities, advocates for the passage of legislation; and is the chair of the Accessibility Committee of the NYC Building Code. Under his leadership he is working to make New York City the most accessible city in the world in Transportation, Employment, Education and Access to city services and programs. Prior to leading MOPD, Victor joined the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator.