AUCD staff photoAUCD Staff at the 2018 Conference:
L-R (back row): Laura Martin, Dawn Rudolph, E. Troy Washington, Natalie Martinez, Sarah DeMaio, Adriane K. Griffen, Sarah Mueller,  Danielle Webber, Oksana Klimova, Rylin Rodgers, Denise Rozell, Luis Valdez, Jennifer Tuell, Gwendolyn E. Clark

(front row):
Ben Kaufman,  Jalyn Marks, Liz Weintraub, Andy Imparato, Dorothy Garcia, John Tschida, Tanisha Clarke, Anna Costalas


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John Tschida, MPP

Executive Director | Executive Team

Gwendolyn E. Clark

Administrative Specialist | Operations and Meetings Team

Tanisha Clarke, MPH

Senior Manager, Disability and Public Health | Public Health Team

Caitlyn Conklin

Operations and Meetings Assistant | Operations and Meetings Team

Anna Costalas, MPA

Resource and Dissemination Manager | Communications and Information Dissemination

Jackie Czyzia, MPH

Senior Program Manager, MCH Technical Assistance | MCH TA Team

Sarah DeMaio, MSW

Senior Program Manager | UCEDD TA Team

Emma Fox, MPH

Program Specialist | MCH TA Team

Dorothy Garcia, MPP

Senior Manager, Global Impact | Global Impact and Policy

Adriane K. Griffen, DrPH, MPH, MCHES

Senior Director, Public Health & Leadership | Public Health Team

Maureen Johnson

Program Specialist | UCEDD and MCH TA Teams

Katie Johnson, MPA

Program Specialist | UCEDD TA Team

Jordan A. Kerr, BSPH

Program Specialist | Public Health Team

Oksana Klimova, M.Sc. Appl. Math

Director of Web Services | Web Services and Data Coordination

Laura Martin, MA

Senior Director, Operations & Development | Operations and Meetings Team

Natalie Martinez

Data Support Manager | UCEDD and MCH TA Teams

Siddarth Nagaraj, MALD

Senior Program Specialist | Global Impact and Policy

Rylin Rodgers

Director of Public Policy | Public Policy Team

Denise Rozell, JD

Director of Policy Innovation | Education and Employment Team

Dawn Rudolph, MSEd

Senior Director, Technical Assistance & Network Engagement | UCEDD and MCH TA Teams

John Tschida, MPP

Executive Director | Executive Team

Jennifer Tuell, MA

Executive and Accessibility Specialist | Executive Team

Luis Valdez, MPH

Program Specialist | UCEDD and MCH TA Teams

E. Troy Washington, MPA, JD

Senior Director of Finance and Grants Administration | Finance and Grants

Danielle Webber, MSW

Act Early Program Manager | Public Health Team

Liz Weintraub

Senior Advocacy Specialist | Public Policy Team

Lauren Blachowiak, MEd
2020-2021 AUCD Disability Policy Fellow

COVID-19 Project Staff

Danielle Augustin, MS, CHWC
Program Manager for the Technical Assistance and Training Center on Disability Inclusion in Emergency Preparedness

Hannah Getachew-Smith, MPH, CHES
Project Evaluator

Elizabeth (Betsey) Howe, PhD
CDC Fellow for the Act Early Response to COVID-19 Project

Lex Owen, MSW, PhD
Public Health and Disability Inclusion Practice Fellow

Harpur Schwartz, MSPH, CHES, CLC
Act Early/COVID-19 Program Specialist

Sue Wolf-Fordham, JD, MPA
Senior Manager, National Technical Assistance Center on Disability Inclusion and Emergency Preparedness