Bradley R. Stephenson
NDAA Board member
Brad began participating in NDAA’s adaptive sailing program during the summer of 2012 after relocating to Vermont from Texas. He competed in several Martin 16 Regattas in 2013, including Coupe de Quebec, Mobility Cup and the Lake Champlain Invitational Regatta.
An attorney, Stephenson focuses his legal work in the area of disability law. He serves on the City of Burlington Committee on Accessibility. He served on the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) at the National Institutes of Health from 2010-2013.
Prior to law school, Stephenson worked as a U.S. government instructor at Tarrant County College; as an account executive for Dublin & Associates, a respected San Antonio public relations firm; and as a research analyst for The Tarrance Group, one of the top political research firms in the nation.
Stephenson earned his law degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas in 2005 and his M.A. from the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University in 1998. Stephenson graduated with a B.A. from Trinity University in 1995.
In addition to adaptive sailing, Stephenson enjoys reading, guitar, and travel. He lives in Burlington with his wife, and two daughters. Stephenson received a diagnosis of muscular dystrophy in 1985.