Andy Anderson serves as a disaster recovery advocate at Disability Rights North Carolina (DRNC). Anderson has over 30 years of experience working with the disability community in many different capacities. His experience includes direct residential care, clinical plan development, day programming services, advocacy, strategic planning, and government relations. In the different organizations and companies, he has helped to create, he has advocated for person-centered services, and worked toward improving access to mental health supports in rural areas. To his position at DRNC, Anderson brings both a deep commitment to the disability community and much personal experience supporting recovery efforts after recent NC storms. Anderson holds a B.A. in Public Administration and Political Science from North Carolina Central University. When he is not working or enjoying time with his wife and children, Anderson is a minister at Father’s Cup Overflow Ministries and is a William Friday Fellow. He serves on the North Carolina Social Services Commission, the Columbus County Partnership for Children, and Columbus County DREAM Center boards. Anderson is an American Marshall Fellow.