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Director of Constituent Services,

Disability Rights-NC


Iris Peoples Green, J.D.

Iris People Green joined DRNC when it became the state’s Protection & Advocacy agency in 2007. In 2019, Green took on the challenge to lead the agency’s emergency management and disaster relief efforts as the supervising attorney of DRNC’s Disaster, Displacement, and Disability project. In this role, Green assisted people with disabilities who were affected by Hurricane Florence. In 2020, she became Director of Constituent Services, a new position focused on increasing underserved populations and hard-to-reach communities. As part of her work to expand DRNC’s community engagement efforts, Green oversees the Disaster Recovery and Information and Referral Teams. In addition, green volunteers with Watts Missionary Baptist Church and serves on the Johnston UNC Health Foundation board outside of work. She is also an active member of her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha. She received her bachelor’s degree in political science from South Carolina State University and her law degree from North Carolina Central University School of Law.

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