Howard A. Rosenblum will be the future CEO, National Association of the Deaf on March 31, 2011. He is a Deaf Attorney that he focuses his legal practice in the areas of disability rights, mental health issues, and special education. He has been involved in major litigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other disability rights laws. He has provided numerous workshops on the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, and other laws impacting the rights of people with disabilities. He said "The Governor's Proposal is wrong and illegal".