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A Meet and Greet With Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s (MTA) First All-Agency Chief Accessibility Officer Quemuel Arroyo
April 29, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
The COMTO National Accessibility Advisory Council and COMTO New York are hosting a meet and greet with MTA’s first all-agency Chief Accessibility Officer, Quemuel Arroyo. Join us for the unique opportunity to learn more about Mr. Arroyo, his plans for the MTA and the future of accessibility. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Quemuel Arroyo spent five years at the New York City Department of Transportation as Chief Accessibility Specialist and ADA Coordinator/Disability Service Facilitator. In these roles, he established the agency’s strategic plan on accessibility policy while representing NYCDOT on all matters of accessibility locally and internationally, including speaking at the United Nations and Chairing an International Summit on Sustainable & Accessible Transport at the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. Most recently, Arroyo served as Interim President & Global Head of Community for GetCharged Inc, overseeing government relations and strategic partnerships.
Born in the Dominican Republic, Arroyo immigrated to New York in 1997. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree in Management and Leadership from New York University’s Wagner School of Public Policy. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in Urban Design & Architecture Studies from New York University. Arroyo currently serves as a Board Member for New York City Outward Bound and previously served on the Board of NYU’s Alumni Association.