The AbleGamers Charity is led by an executive board of leaders from a wide range of industries.
MARK BARLET Executive Director / Founder
Mark founded AbleGamers in 2004 to support his friend who had MS. Himself a service connected disabled veteran, he has dedicated his life to equality for all people with disabilities.
CHRISTOPHER POWER Vice President
Christopher Power is a user experience researcher in inclusive and accessible design. He has spent the last 15 years passionately working to improve the way we design technology to be accessible to people with disabilities and older adults.
STEVE SPOHN Chief Operating Officer
Steve is the Chief Operating Office of AbleGamers. Author and gamer, Steve has used his own life story to move game accessibility forward.
Access technologies, R&D, policy development, legislative relations and drafting of Federal legislation, holder of patent for invention in film industry, consultation for major high technology companies, Federal and state agencies, members of Congress and staffs; business development.
Experienced program manager with proven track record of leading public outreach initiatives serving diverse communities for people with multiple barriers to socioeconomic advancement.
Craig Kaufman, the Senior Events Manager for AbleGamers, coordinates events for outreach and heads AbleGamer’s fundraising initiatives.