Gerard Williams

Federal Communication Commissionn

Section 504 Compliance Officer

Gerard Williams is the Section 504 Compliance Officer at the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) and a certified professional American Sign Language interpreter. As the 504 Compliance officer he is responsible for ensuring that people with disabilities have access to the programs and activities of the FCC through policy, accommodation provision, and consultation with stakeholders. A graduate of the George Washington University’s Theatre Arts Department with a Master’s Degree in Interpretation from Gallaudet University in Washington, DC, he moved to the FCC in 2014 from successful private practice as an ASL interpreter. As a father of two in a bilingual household (ASL and English), he is passionate about the intersection of technology, accessibility, and family.