Brianne Burger, MS, currently serves as director/liaison for the Special Institutions inside the U.S. Department of Education (DoE), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS). She supports four institutions: the American Printing House for the Blind, Gallaudet University, the Helen Keller National Center for the Deaf-Blind, and the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. She currently represents the DoE on the Federal Communications Commission’s Disability Advisory Committee and was reappointed to serve a second term. Prior to DoE/OSERS, Burger served as the National Disability Emphasis Program manager, the Selective Placement program manager, and the Reasonable Accommodations manager for the Natural Resources Conservation Service at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). She was also co-founder and two-term president of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Employee Association for the USDA. Burger’s first federal position was with the Administration for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, where she supported the administration of the National Network of University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service; the National Training Initiative on the Consortium to Enhance Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities; and the Protection and Advocacy services for people with disabilities. Before joining federal service, Burger coordinated several federal grants for Gallaudet University to create new accommodations, education methods, and training for people with a variety of disabilities through the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, the National Science Foundation, and the DoE. She is also a proud alumna of Gallaudet University.