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Board Liaison: Heather Harker
Member, Board of Trustees
Mr. Gregory Hlibok is Chief Legal Officer for ZVRS and Purple Communications, a communications service company. He previously worked at the Federal Communications Commission as chief of the Disability Rights Office in the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, overseeing rulemaking proceedings designed to ensure accessibility for persons with disabilities, including the implementation of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act and various issues on accessibility of communication technologies.
For many, Mr. Hlibok is remembered as a student leader during the Deaf President Now movement at Gallaudet in 1988. The leadership he displayed earned him recognition by television network ABC as its Person of the Week.
He serves on the Board of Trustees of his alma mater, Lexington School for the Deaf and Center. In October 2015, he received the Individual Leadership Award from the Howard County Commission on Disability Issues.
He is married to Charmaine Jacobs Hlibok, G-'95, and has four children.
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