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Melissa kaye d ortiz

Melissa-Kaye D. Ortiz departed Jan. 25, 2018

Health and Human Services (joined: June 11, 2017)

Commissioner of the Administration On Disabilities | $124,406 | Financial Disclosure »

Bio, via Administration for Community Living:

Melissa Ortiz believes that everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, regardless of disability. Her mission is to provide people with disabilities with the necessary tools and supports to live independently. Her belief is that these fundamental rights are woven into our national fabric. In her role as Commissioner of the Administration on Disabilities, she is enthusiastic about working on behalf of Americans with disabilities. She has worked in the classroom in Nashville, Tennessee, in the nonprofit sector in Washington, DC and New York City, on a number of political campaigns around the country, and has bent the ear of some of the country’s most powerful leaders in the process. She identifies as a “happy patriot” and is committed to driving a dialogue between both sides of the political aisle and people with disabilities. She is uniquely suited to bridge the gap between these groups and is passionate about creating solutions. She currently resides in Washington, D.C. with her husband Tony and service dog dachshund, Annie Oakley.

Former Positions Outside Government

  • Able Americans Founder/Princip al (This is not a licensed or registered business. Filer earned no income. Filer provided advocacy activities on behalf of this entity.)
  • Parental Rights.Org Outreach Coordinator (This was a contract position. Filer was paid a specific amount per project.)

Former Compensation Sources

  • Parental Rights.Org Helped introduce the organization to groups in the disability community. Set up meetings with key members of Congress & their staffs to discuss the impact of parental rights, or the lack thereof, on people with disabilities who are parents.

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Employment Assets

Description Value Income
Parental Rights.Org (Nonprofit organization supporting parental rights. ) (Spouse does NOT have any retirement benefits associated with this employer) $8,000

Liabilities

Creditor Name Creditor Type Amount Rate Year Incurred
Navient Student Loan $100,001 - $250,000 6% 2008

Spouse's Employment Assets

Description Value Income Type Income Amount
Diamond Health Care Corporation (Outpatient Psychiatric Care/Core Services) (Total fees for 2016 and 2017.) salary
The Container Store (Retail) salary

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