William (Bill) Dailey, MPA

Bill Daily graduated from Azusa Pacific College in 1969 with a BA in Religion. In December of 2000 he completed a Masters of Public Administration from California State University, Fresno (CSUF). He is a Gerontology lecturer in the Public Health/Gerontology Department and also teachs periodically at Fresno City College as a faculty member in the Social Sciences department. He also works with Merlin his guide dog of eight years and he is considered an "elder" dog.

He has been appointed to the President's Committee on Disabilities and the Web Support Council by President Welty. He also collaborates with the campus Disability Institute and the Mayor's Committee on Disabilities. Currently he is a graduate doctoral student focusing in the area of Educational Leadership and Change in dealing with disabilities related to aging issues at Fielding Graduate University.

Bill Daily was appointed as a delegate to the White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA) held in December of 2005 in Washington DC.

Doctoral dissertation: Bridging the gap: Fostering a joint venture among aging and disability practitioners.

Bill's research interests include; grandparents role in raising their grandchildren, aging and disability issues facing elders as well as alternative housing and transportation issues.