Skip to main content

Meet Our Staff

Disability Resources for Students

Leadership Team


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

Vacant, Assistant Director, Academic Services

Vacant, Assistant Director, Student Services


Direct Access


Brad Elmendorf, Direct Access Specialist, brade(at)uw.edu

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


Access Coordinators, by Academic College Liaison role


Schools of: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work; Athletics and Housing Liaison

Meghan Matthews, Senior Access Coordinator, meghanm7(at)uw.edu

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

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

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

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

College of Arts and Sciences

Ashley Walton, Access Coordinator, ajwalton(at)uw.edu (Last Names A-G)

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

Adiam Tesfay, adiamt(at)uw.edu, Interim Access Coordinator(Last Names P-Z)


DRS Academic Services


Accessible Text & Technology

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

Classroom Access Services

vacant, Classroom Services Manager

Adaptive Technology

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

Operations

Christine Lew, Program Operations Manager, lew32(at)uw.edu

Support

Dr. Nina Parker Cohen, Academic Support Counselor

Support

Beth Blum, Academic Support Psychologist