United Spinal exec named humanitarian of the year

Friday, March 2, 2018

NEW YORK – The president and CEO of the United Spinal Association has been named the 2018 “Peter Zarba Humanitarian of the Year” by the association’s New York City Chapter. Weisman has spent more than 35 years working to protect the rights of people with disabilities and to advocate for inclusion and accessibility. Prior to being named president and CEO, he was vice president and general counsel for the association. In all, Weisman has worked for the association, formerly Eastern Paralyzed Veterans Association, since 1979. He played a role in framing the American with Disabilities Act and participated in the signing ceremony.