Joseph M. Tringali is Director of Services at the Stavros Center for Independent Living in Amherst, Massachusetts. In his role as Director, he supervises the implementation of direct service contracts and coordinates housing advocacy and housing initiatives.
Mr. Tringali has been involved in working towards transitioning individuals from institutionalization to community living both as a Peer Advocate Counselor as well an Access Housing Coordinator. As a Coordinator of Community Development he developed comprehensive consultation services for accessible environments, working with local and regional authorities to ensure access.
Mr. Tringali graduated from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with a B.S. in Communication Studies. He is a member of the Massachusetts Statewide Independent Living Council and has acted both as Vice-Chairman and Chairman