Stephen David Simon is Executive Director of the City of Los Angeles Department on Disability, working to ensure that all City programs, services, activities, and facilities are accessible to all Angelenos. Immediately prior, he was Principal in the Los Angeles office of The Raben Group, a nationally recognized Progressive public policy firm addressing issues of disability, criminal justice, voting rights and domestic violence. He previously served as the City’s fifth AIDS Coordinator, responsible for development, implementation and oversight of the City’s HIV/AIDS policies and programs. Stephen was a founding attorney of the HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance (HALSA), and served as Associate Director, Government Affairs for AIDS Project Los Angeles. Stephen is President Emeritus of Stonewall Democrats, and currently a Board Member of the Foundation for a National AIDS Monument. Mr. Simon received his Juris Doctorate and Bachelors degrees at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).