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Meet Our Staff

Disability Resources for Students

Leadership Team


Adiam Tesfay, Director, adiamt(at)uw.edu

Andy Andrews, Assistant Director, Academic Services, andy4(at)uw.edu

Brad Elmendorf, Assistant Director, Student Services. brade(at)uw.edu


Student Services Team


Access Coordinators, by Academic College Liaison role

Schools of: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work

Kowan Russell, Senior Access Coordinator, kowanr(at)uw.edu

Schools and Colleges: Built Environments, Engineering, Information School, Law

Olivia Acuff, Access Coordinator, oacuff(at)uw.edu

Britt Neff, Access Coordinator, neffb(at)uw.edu (on leave)

Schools and Colleges: Education, Environment, Foster School of Business, Evans School of Public Affairs, Law

Ashley Walton, Access Coordinator, ajwalton(at)uw.edu

College of Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Britton, Access Coordinator, jenbri55(at)uw.edu (Last Names A-G) (Interim- Last Names U-Z) 

Ana Palma, Access Coordinator, palmaa2(at)uw.edu (Last Names H-O) (Interim- Last Names P, Q) 

Olivia Acuff, Access Coordinator, aocuff(at)uw.edu (Interim- Last Names R, S, T)

Direct Access

Monique Chhabra, Direct Access Coordinator, mchhabra(at)uw.edu


DRS Academic Services Team


Accessible Text & Technology

Shannon Garcia, Program Manager, lea(at)uw.edu

Adaptive Technology

Carole Ockerman, Adaptive Technology Coordinator, cares19(at)uw.edu

Testing Services

Andrew Lyon, Testing Services Manager, lyonel(at)uw.edu


DRS Support Staff


Operations

vacant, Program Operations Specialist, (at)uw.edu

Support

Beth Blum, Academic Support Psychologist