Summit Independent Living Center, Missoula
Travis has been a member of the Board of Directors since January 2008. Travis is a member of the Board’s legislative committee.
Travis first got involved in the disability rights movement as a student at the University of Montana with the student organization, Alliance for Disability and Students of the University of Montana (ADSUM), serving as the group’s president in 2001-02. Also as a student, Travis got involved with the national organization, National Youth Leadership Network, where he served for five years on the organization’s governing board, including a year as the board’s vice president. In 2006, he received a bachelor’s degree of social work from the University of Montana. Currently, Travis works as an advocacy coordinator at Summit Independent Living Center in Missoula.
As a person with a spinal cord injury, Travis knows first hand many of the challenges Montanan’s with disabilities face everyday and works with Disability Rights Montana to pursue it’s mission to protect and advocate for the human, legal, and civil rights of Montanan’s with disabilities while advancing dignity, equality, and self-determination.