Lee Schulz

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Lee Schulz has served as the Executive Director for IndependenceFirst in Milwaukee, Wisconsin since 1986. In this position he has guided a small organization of seven with a $260,000 budget to a dynamic organization of 106 in-house staff and 1,600 PCWs with a budget of $31 million. IndependenceFirst has developed several innovative programs such as the statewide Women and Abuse Program, Alternative Financing Program, Home Ownership Program, the Try a Gadget Resource Center, and the Personal Assistance Program. IndependenceFirst has Fee for Service contracts with six smaller non-profit organizations for financial and computer services.

Mr. Schulz has served several terms on the National Council for Independent Living’s (NCIL) Board of Directors, served on the State Independent Living Council (SILC), co-founded Wisconsin’s Association of Independent Living Centers (WCILC), served on several research and training center advisory committees on disability related issues, and served on several local non-profit board of directors.

Contact Info: 

Email: lschulz@independencefirst.org
Facebook: @IndependenceFirst
Website: IndependenceFirst
Phone: 414-291-7520
IndependenceFirst, 1525 North 24th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53205

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