Mark Urban


The honorable Mark Urban is Chairman of the North Carolina Governor's Advocacy Council for Persons with Disabilities. He is a member and pas Chair of the Board of Directors for the INternational Center for Disability Resources on the Internet (, and a member and past Vice CHairman of the International Committee for Information Technology Standards, V2 (IT Access Interfaces). He was chief executive of a municipality during the implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and a reservist in the United States Navy. He is an experienced technical architect and IT policy developer. Mark currently does project management and consulting on accessibility and related IT and disability matters with federal, state, and local agencies and the businesses that supply them.

Mark lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his supportive friends and family, two cats, and two attack Chihuahuas. To them and their support of his endeavors, he sincerely dedicates this book.

Books from Mark

[Book Cover] Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance
Web Accessibility: Web Standards and Regulatory Compliance (Author)
From Friends of Ed, released July 24th, 2006
The power of the Web lies in the fact that anyone and everyone can access it, and this should also extend to users with disabilities. Accessibility is about making websites accessible to those with aural, visual, or physical disabilities, or rather, constructing...