Organizational structure

Accessibility Standards Canada is a public organization that was created under the Accessible Canada Act. Accessibility Standards Canada is the first federal organization majority-led by persons with disabilities. It will be the government’s leader in creating accessibility standards.


Accessibility Standards Canada’s Board of Directors establishes the organization’s strategy and vision, supervises its activities and gives advice to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The directors and the CEO are Governor in Council appointees.

The CEO works full time. He supervises Accessibility Standards Canada’s activities.