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: Medicine, Nursing, Public Health, & Health Sciences

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

Schools and Colleges: Built Environments, Dentistry, Engineering, Evans School of Public Affairs, Information School, & Law

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

Schools and Colleges: Education, Environment, Foster School of Business, Social Work, & Pharmacy

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)

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

Olivia Acuff, Access Coordinator, oacuff(at)uw.edu (Last Names P-Z)

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, cares91(at)uw.edu

Testing Services

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

Classroom Access Services

Wren Tomelly, Academic Services Manager,  wrenit(at)uw.edu

DRS Support Staff


Travis Hyde, Program Operations Manager, travissh(at)uw.edu


Beth Blum, Academic Support Psychologist