2015 TASH Conference has ended
This year’s theme, “Celebrating 40 Years of Progressive Leadership,” acknowledges TASH’s 40 years of generating change within the disability community and anticipates a brighter, more inclusive future for people with disabilities in all aspects of life. Each year, the TASH Conference impacts the disability field by connecting attendees to innovative information and resources, facilitating connections between stakeholders within the disability movement, and helping attendees reignite their passion for an inclusive world.

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Edwin Canizalez

Director of Operations and Change Management
Washington, DC
Edwin Canizalez serves as the Director of Operations and Change Management at TASH.

He is responsible for the overall production of this conference. He feels fortunate to work with a team of talented professionals that make the TASH conference the great event that you will experience. 

Canizalez is a results-driven professional with a 16+ year successful leadership track record. Canizalez has history of program management in equal access matters for diverse populations including linguistic minorities and people with disabilities. His experience extends to multinational, government, non-profit, consulting, start-up, and publicly held business environments.

Prior to joining TASH, he managed quality control and contract compliance for a number of large government projects for DOJ, DHS, and FBI to name a few. He has also helped in the implementation of equal access initiatives in criminal courts at the State level in Nevada, Hawaii, and Vermont.

Canizalez has worked in U.S. Department of Education funded projects promoting parental involvement and his initiatives have been adopted in several states. He has served as trainer and panelist at the National Judicial College in matters of equal access and ethics. He a polyglot, fluent in five languages, and a former language teacher in Long Island, NY and Las Vegas (NV).

He looks forward to meeting all of you at the conference! 

My Speakers Sessions

Thursday, December 3

4:20pm PST