Jennifer Perry

Access Specialist

203 Dolgen Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: (732) 449-3621

Jennifer Perry

Jennifer joined the Yang-Tan Institute in 2014 to support the Northeast ADA Center. Jennifer has worked in the accessibility field for over 20 years, providing accessibility training and technical assistance to architects and code officials nationwide. 

She previously worked for the United Spinal Association as a Compliance Specialist, providing plan review, site assessments, and training programs to assist design professionals and building owners with state and federal accessibility compliance concerns.

Prior to her role as a Compliance Specialist, Jennifer worked in United Spinal’s Government Relations Program in both Advocacy and Legislative roles. She is certified by the International Code Council (ICC) as an Accessibility Specialist/Plans Examiner and has served on several ICC Task Groups, including the Visitability and Government Relations Task Groups. She was a member of the Philadelphia Accessibility Advisory Board from 1998–2005, and currently serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the Housing Equality Center of Pennsylvania.


BA 1996 - King’s College, Political Science & French
Wilkes-Barre, PA ICC Accessibility Specialist/Plans Examiner