Nina Spiegelman has a 21 year-old son with autism and is an active participant in parent advocacy efforts on behalf of the East Bay autism and developmental disability communities. She has played a key role in developing the East Bay Parents Housing Network into an effective family support and education group. She is currently working to focus attention of local agencies on the urgent need to improve crisis prevention and intervention services.
Nina is an Associate Regional Counsel in the Office of Regional Counsel at the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Southwest Regional Office based in San Francisco. For over 30 years she has supervised attorneys providing legal support for the agency's implementation and enforcement of federal environmental statutes.