Staff Directory

This directory includes all HDI staff.
Please note: To reach any staff member not listed here by phone you can call our automated attendant at 859-257-1714.
Mike Abell's Staff Photo

Mike Abell, PhD

Project Director
Phone: 502-252-1085
Chithra Adams's Staff Photo

Chithra Adams, PhD

Division Director
Phone: 859-218-0245

Deepti Adhikari

Instructional Design Specialist
Supported Employment Training Project (SETP)
Derby Akers staff photo. She is wearing a blue blouse with a pearl necklace and has shoulder-length blonde hair. She is smiling at the camera.

Derby Akers

Early Care and Education Coach: Professional Develeopment
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 813-4316
Mary Allen Staff Photo

Mary Allen

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Gwen Alston Staff Photo

Gwen Alston

Quality Review Supervisor
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 502-352-3660
Lisa Amstutz's Staff Photo

Lisa Amstutz

ASL Interpreter
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Danielle Augustin's Staff Photo

Danielle Augustin

Disability Education Health Coach
Kentucky Inclusive Health Collaborative (KIHC)
Phone: (859) 257-6086
Victor Avalos-Lopez's Staff Photo

Victor Avalos-Lopez

Developer Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core)

Pamela Ayer

IDEA TA Fiscal Coordinator
IDEA TA
Elizabeth Baez Staff Photo

Elizabeth Baez

Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Rebekah Banner Staff Photo

Rebekah Banner

Evaluation Analyst
Evaluation
Christina Espinosa Bard Staff Photo

Christina Espinosa Bard

Division Director, Community Education
HDI CATS, Quality Employment Technical Assistance Center, RETAIN
Hallie Smith Staff Photo

Hallie Barth

Early Care and Education Coach: Professional Development
Child Care Aware
Taylor Barton Staff Photo

Taylor Barton

Youth Peer Data Analyst
TAYLRD
Theresa Belluscio Staff Photo

Teresa Belluscio

Disability Program Specialist II
Summer Leadership Experience Camp, Supported Higher Education Project

Maria Beteta

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Chelsea Bocard's Staff Photo

Chelsea Bocard

Administrative Support Associate
Kentucky Post School Outcomes Center (KyPSO); Supported Employment Training Project (SETP)
Phone: (859) 218-5989
Walt Bower's Staff Photo

Walt Bower, PhD

Preservice Training Coordinator
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Phone: 859-257-3360
Susan Bowles Staff Photo

Susan Bowles

Professional Development Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-213-2611
Teresa Brandenburg Staff Photo

Teresa Brandenburg

Kentucky State Trainer
Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supported Employment

Mara Bravin

Project Assistant
Community Work Transition Project
Alice Brewer Staff Photo

Alice Brewer

Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (270) 706-8418
Teresa Brothers Johnson Staff Photo

Teresa Brothers Johnson

Quality Assurance Reviewer
Supports for Community Living Medicaid Waiver
Phone: 502-782-5498
April Brown Staff Photo

April Brown

Training Coach
Child Care Aware

James Brown

Rehabilitation Technologist/Accessibility Coordinator
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Patrica Brown

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver

Pamela Bryant

School Fiscal Monitor
IDEA TA
Susan Burgan Staff Photo

Susan Burgan

Parent Involvement Coordinator
SPDG Family/School Partnership
Phone: 606-524-0173
Tina Buster Staff Photo

Tina Buster

Staff Support Associate II
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)
Phone: (859) 218-0244
LaDonna Butler Staff Photo

LaDonna Butler

TA Specialist
Child Care Aware
Phone: 270-534-3456
Laura Butler staff photo. She is wearing a white shirt with a pink sweater and pearl necklace. She has shoulder-length brown hair and is smiling at the camera

Laura (Smith) Butler

Disability Program Administrator
Community Quality (NCI), Quality of Life survey, My Choice Kentucky
Phone: (859) 218-5959

Jessica Cain

Project Manager
Child Care Aware
Amber Call's Staff Photo

Amber Call

Professional Development Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (606) 759-7141 x66258
Jenny Calloway Staff Photo

Jenny Calloway

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Cory Cameron's Staff Photo

Cory Cameron

Illustration Coordinator
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)
Brandon Cannada Staff Photo

Brandon Cannada

Online Learning Manager
Child Care Aware, Project SCOPE, MHDD, FIT, RETAIN
Phone: 859-257-4918
Lisa Carrico Staff Photo

Lisa Carrico

Quality Administrator and Trainer
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 270-559-6367
Jerry Chaney Staff Photo

Jerry Chaney

Staff Support Associate II
Accounting
Phone: (859) 257-6599
Melissa Claar staff photo. She is wearing a UK Blue shirt and a necklace. Shr has long, curly red hair.

Melissa Claar

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN

Jesse Clark

District Monitor
IDEA TA
Paige Clements staff photo. She is wearing a red and pink paisley blouse and has shoulder-length, straight brown hair and is smiling at the camera

Paige Clements

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN
Bambi Cliffe Staff Photo

Bambi Cliffe

Training Coach
Quality Coach Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6828
Blair Close Staff Photo

Blair Close

SCL Dedicated Reviewer
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Benjamin Coffey staff photo. He has short, brown hair and a beard and is wearing glasses, a light blue button down and purple tie

Benjamin Coffey

Graduate Research Assistant
Quality of Life Survey, National Core Indicators

Rachel Cole

Administrative Support Associate
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Johnny Collett's Staff Photo

Johnny Collett

Deputy Director
KentuckyWorks; Supported Higher Education Project; RETAIN
Phone: (859) 257-2304
Sandy Conder staff photo. She has long, brown hair and is wearing a UK Blue shirt. She is smiling at the camera.

Sandy Conder

Program Manager Senior: Training & Research Coordinator
Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Employment (VRTAC – QE)
Carolyn Conforti Staff Photo

Carolyn Conforti

Quality Administrator
Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
Phone: (502) 608-9991
Shirley Conley Staff Photo

Shirley Conley

Quality Coach Child Care Aware
Child Care Aware
Phone: 606-422-5347
Photo of Mineral Industries Building with UK blue overlay and UK HDI logo in white

Jessica Conner

Data Entry Clerk
CCA Prime
Angel Cooper Staff Photo

Angela Cooper

Regional Child Care Administrator
Child Care Aware
Amanda Corbin Staff Photo

Amanda Corbin

Evaluation Analyst
Evaluation Unit
Phone: (859) 218-4936
Rachael Corriveau Staff Photo

Rachael Corriveau

Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (606) 677-8322
Emily Coulter Staff Photo

Emily Coulter

Health and Safety Coach
Phone: 270-901-1173

Jimmy Coyer

Dedicated Reviewer
Supports for Community Living Waiver

Ryan Creech

Rehabilitation Technologist
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: 606-528-7030 ext82263

Macy Crump

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS
Bethaney Curry's Staff Photo

Bethaney Curry

Senior Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN
Phone: (502) 420-5990

Dylan Curtsinger

Account Clerk
COVID-19 Grant
Kristen Dahl's Staff Photo

Kristen Dahl

Program Manager: Training & Research Coordinator
Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities (MHDD) National Training Center
Sally Dannenburg Staff Photo

Sally Dannenberg

Research and Development Associate
KEDS, Child Care Aware
Phone: 8592183669
Deana Darrell Staff Photo

Deanna Darrell

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 859-285-8595
Bethany Davis Staff Photo

Bethany Davis

Regional Child Care Administrator
Child Care Aware
Mary Davis Staff Photo

Mary Davis

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 606-451-6933
Susan Davis Staff Photo

Susan Davis

State Liaison
IDEA Data Center
Phone: 919-744-5784
Maurice Dawson staff photo

Maurice Dawson

IS Technical Support Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core); Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP); IDEA Data Center (IDC)
Phone: (859) 218-0618
Kate Dean Staff Photo

Kate Dean

Regional Child Care Administrator
Child Care Aware
Phone: (502) 316-4814

Jasamyn Degrant

Vision Expert
TAALC

Anne Denham

Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)

Kasey Dickerson

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS

April Dickman

Disability Program Assistant: Advocate
Protection & Advocacy

Myia Dorsey

Project Assistant
TAALC
Amy Drake staff photo. She is wearing a black and white striped shirt and black-rimmed glasses. She has shoulder-length brown hair

Amy Drake

Senior Return to Work Coordinator
RETAIN

Jonathan Drummond

Graduate Research Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Doris Duncan Staff Photo

Doris Duncan

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 270-792-9321

Pamela Eklund

IDEA Liaison
IDEA Data Center (IDC)
Phone: (606) 776-0170

Joseph Elder

IDEA Liaison
IDEA TA
Cathy Epperson Staff Photo

Cathy Epperson

IPS Supported Employment Trainer
IPS Supported Employment
Phone: 606-383-0381
Tara Eversole's Staff Photo

Tara Eversole

Statewide Interpreter Coordinator
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Ellie Fahey

Women's Health Program Assistant
Women's Health
Phone: (224) 330-7469
Carter Fifield Staff Photo

Carter Fifield

IS Support Specialist IV
Technology Team
Phone: 859-257-0513
Eden Fisher's Staff Photo

Eden Fisher

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN
Erin Fitzgerald staff photo. She has short, grey hair, is wearing a blue button down and necklace. They are standing in front of trees and smiling at the camera.

Erin Fitzgerald

Disability Prog. Specialist I: CTP Coordinator
Supported Higher Education Project (SHEP)
Calisa Fitzpatrick staff photo. She has long, blonde hair and is wearing a blue blouse and necklace

Calisa Fitzpatrick

Evaluation Analyst Senior
Child Care Aware, TAYLRD 2.0
David Flechler Staff Photo

David Flechler

Tech Support
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Phone: (859) 218-0391
Kevin Fleming's Staff Photo

Kevin Fleming

Federal Program Manager
Social Security Representative Payee Program
Lesly Fowler Staff Photo

Lesly Fowler

Early Care and Education Coach: Quality
Child Care Aware
Phone: (270) 686-4638
Linda Fowles Staff Photo

Linda Fowles

Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6481

Katherine Friedman

Project Associate
Vocational Rehabilitation Technical Assistance Center for Quality Employment (VRTAC – QE)

Kristi Fugate

Disability Program Specialist II
Supports for Community Living (SCL) Waiver
Richelle Gabbard's Staff Photo

Richelle Gabbard

Assistant Human Resources Director
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Phone: (859) 218-5966
Photo of Mineral Industries Building with UK blue overlay and UK HDI logo in white

Nicole Gaines

IDEA Liaison
IDEA TA
Brittany West Staff Photo

Brittany Galloway

Early Care and Education coach: Quality
Child Care Aware
Phone: (270) 824-8630
Glenna Gamble Staff Photo

Glenna Gamble

Early Care and Education Coach: Training
Child Care Aware
Phone: (606) 487-3099
Stephanie Hirschl Photo

Stephanie Ganson

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 442-4125
Anthony Glenn wearing a grey suit with a red tie and hanker-chief. He is smiling at the camera

Anthony Glenn

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN

Alexis Goettke

Student Office Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core)

Carrington Gonzalez

Temporary Technical Support
Caroline Gooden's Staff Photo

Caroline Gooden, PhD

LEND Faculty and Project Director
Project SCOPE, IDEA Part B, KY Early Childhood Data Systems (KEDS)
Phone: (859) 257-2081
Michelle Graham-Smith's Staff Photo

Michelle Graham-Smith

Senior Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN
Phone: (502) 494-5510
Brittany  Granville Staff Photo

Brittany Granville

Disability Support Specialist
Innovative Supports for Autistic Workers (ISAW)
Brenda Pruitt Staff Photo

Holly Grass

Professional Development Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 606-264-1815
Tammy Greene Staff Photo

Tammy Greene

Early Childhood Specialist
Child Care Aware
Phone: 859-257-1267

Rebecca Gregory

Leadership Specialist
Supported Higher Education Project (SHEP)
Dawn Griffin Staff Photo

Dawn Griffin

Instructional Design Coordinator
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6754
Karen Griffin's Staff Photo

Karen Griffin

Disability Program Specialist II
HDI
Phone: (502) 648-1919
Jill Griffiths Staff Photo

Jill Griffiths

CWTP Training Specialist
Community Work Transition Program
Phone: (304) 523-7900
Jaime Grove's Staff Photo

Jaime Grove

Director
Kentucky Early Childhood Data System (KEDS)
Phone: (859) 218-5961
Sarah Grubb's Staff Photo

Sarah Grubb

ASL Interpreter
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Karen Guettler-James Staff Photo

Karen Guettler-James

Disability Program Administrator II
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)
Phone: (859) 218-1066
Joan Hager Staff Photo

Joan Hager

HDI CATS Coordinator
HDI Center for Assistive Technology Services (CATS)
Phone: (859) 218-7979
Mary Hajner staff photo. She has short, brown hair and is wearing a blue floral blouse.

Mary Hajner

Evaluation Analyst
COVID-19 Grant
Leigha Hale Staff Photo

Leigha Hale

Professional Development Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6738
Julie Halitzka staf photo. She has shoulder-length brown hair and is wearing a purple blouse with a black sweater. She is smiling at the camera.

Julie Halitzka

Early Care and Education Training Coach
Child Care Aware
Debra Hall Staff Photo

Debra Hall

Prevention and Training Specialist
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 270-781-4065
India Hammond staff photo. She has shoulder-length blonde hair and is wearing a white button-down. She is smiling at the camera.

India Hammond

Disability Program Specialist II
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Bev Harp Staff Photo

Bev Harp

Project Director
LEND faculty
Phone: (859) 338-1724
Photo of Mineral Industries Building with UK blue overlay and UK HDI logo in white

Margaret Katherine Harris

IDEA Liaison
IDEA TA
Phone: (606) 521-1852

Eli Hartley

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS
Christine Hausman's Staff Photo

Christine Hausman

Child Care Aware of KY-Content Coordinator for Training
Child Care Aware, "Learn the Signs. Act Early." and Project SCOPE
Phone: (859) 257-2078
Christine Hawkins Staff Photo

Christine Hawkins

PASRR Nurse Coordinator DDID
Alison Heitmeyer staff photo. She is wearing a UK blue blouse with pearl necklace and earrings. She has long, blonde hair, standing in front of trees, and smiling at the camera.

Alison Heitmeyer

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6336

Beverly Henderson

School Liaison Monitor
IDEA TA
Photo of Mineral Industries Building with UK blue overlay and UK HDI logo in white

Ruiyyih Henderson

Disability Program Assistant: Advocate
Protection & Advocacy

Lindsey Hensley

Nurse Coordinator
Supports for Community Living Waiver

Trina Hewlett-Jenkins

Project Director and Training
Community Work Transition Project
Phone: (859) 218-5965

Rachel Hibbard

Data Support Analyst
Thought, Stress, and Immunity Study

Cassity High

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS

John Hill

Disability Program Specialist I
Quality of Life Survey, Community Quality
Angela Holcomb Staff Photo

Angela Holcomb

Disability Program Specialist II
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Sincere Holmes Staff Photo

Sincere Holmes

Regional Child Care Administrator - Southern Bluegrass
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 327-6067

Chesley Holston

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS

Michelle Hoversten

Project Coordinator
TAC for Quality Improvement/Wisconsin
Phone: (330) 472-1964
Deandra Howard's Staff Photo

Deandra Howard

IPS SE Project Trainer
IPS Supported Employment Project
Jonathan Howard Staff Photo

Jonathan Howard

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: (270) 784-8222
Mary Howard Staff Photo

Mary Howard

Division Director
Phone: 859-257-0786
Mary Hugenberg Staff Photo

Mary Hugenberg

Early Care and Education-Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 859-246-6831
Bethany Hughes Staff Photo

Bethany Hughes

Early Care and Education Coach: Training
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-783-7967
Arvilla Humes Staff Photo

Arvilla Humes

Conference Coordinator
IDEA Data Center
Phone: (859) 218-0393
Brenda Hunter Staff Photo

Brenda Hunter

Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (606) 889-4862
Hannah Hyatt staff photo. She is wearing an ivory blouse with a green vest and standing in front of trees. She has shoulder-length curly, brown hair and is smiling at the camera

Hannah Hyatt

Data Assistant
Evaluation Unit
Lisa Hyde staff photo. She is wearing a black sweater with black rimmed glasses. She is smiling at the camera

Lisa Hyde

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: (859) 661-9525

Vivian Jeffries

Data Support Analyst
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Jessica Jenkins Staff Photo

Jessica Jenkins

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6982

Justin Jeter

Program Coordinator; Public Policy Coordinator
CCDD
Gwen Johnson Staff Photo

Gwen Johnson

Early Care and Education Coach: Professional Development
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 589-3331
Michelle Johnson Staff Photo

Michelle Johnson

Early Care and Education Coordinator: Quality
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 257-9412

Rachael Johnson

Rehabilitation Technologist/KATS Network Center/Project CARAT Site Coordinator
Phone: 606-788-7080 ext. 86661

Trina Johnson

Administrative Support Associate
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)
Jason Jones Staff Photo

Jason Jones

Disability Specialist
KentuckyWorks, SEADA, RETAIN
Kari Jones Staff Photo

Kari Jones

Disability Program Specialist
Phone: 853-257-4977

Hyun-Ju Ju

Graduate Research Assistant
Quality of Life Survey, Community Quality
Arsene wearing a red shirt with white stitching. He has short, black hair and a beard

Arsene Kabeya

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN

Carol Kargel

Logistics Coordinator
KAAP
Jacqui Kearns's Staff Photo

Jacqui Kearns, EdD

Project Director - Principal Investigator
TAALC; TIES; SPEAC-IT; Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)
Phone: (859) 257-7672
Maria Kemplin Staff Photo

Maria Kemplin

Disability Resource Specialist II
Transportation Initiative
Phone: (859) 323-5352
Jennifer King's Staff Photo

Jennifer King

Disability Program Specialist II
Paula Kinzer staff photo. She has long, dark grey and brown hair and is wearing a blue blouse. She is smiling at the camera

Paula Kinzer

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN

Latiya Kirby-Curlin

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Katie Kirkland's Staff Photo

Katie Kirkland

Evaluation Analyst
System of Care
Darlene Kisler Staff Photo

Darlene Kisler

Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6954
Torri Klain Staff Photo

Torri Klain

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502 213-4033 ext. 2
Harold Kleinert Staff Photo

Harold Kleinert, EdD

STEPS
KYWorks; National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources; University Center for Excellence (Core)
Phone: (859) 257-3045
Janie Knell staff photo. She has long, ginger hair and is wearing glasses and a white and navy blouse.

Janie Knell

Data Analyst
Kentucky Behavioral Health Disaster Resilience Grant
Stephanie Koeller Staff Photo

Stephanie Koeller

Professional Development Coach
Child Care Aware
Shirley Kron's Staff Photo

Shirley Kron

Director of Outreach and Engagement
RETAIN
Phone: (502) 541-5314
Roger Lacy's Staff Photo

Roger Lacy

IDEA School Liaison
IDEA Workgroup
Phone: (502) 892-6562
Lou-Ann Land staff photo

Lou-Ann Land

Technical Assistance Specialist
KY Peer Support Network Project; TAALC; KYPSO
Phone: 859-257-7672
Michele Laur staff photo. She is wearing a UK blue blouse and has shoulder-length curly, brown hair and is smiling at the camera

Michele Laur

Return to Work Coordinator
RETAIN

Mark Leach

Bioethics Specialist
Phone: 502-938-4864
Daniel Lee Staff Photo

Daniel Lee

Illustration Coordinator
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)
Phone: (859) 492-3018
Jamie Like staff photo. She has short, brown hair and is wearing a blue button down with glasses. she is smiling at the camera.

Jamie Like

Evaluation Analyst
Tennessee SPDG
Tina Lindon Photo

Tina Lindon

Staff Assistant
Phone: 859-257-4356
Tony Lobianco's Staff Photo

Tony Lobianco, PhD

Principal Investigator / Project Director
Kentucky Post School Outcomes Center
Phone: (859) 218-5958
Photo of Mineral Industries Building with UK blue overlay and UK HDI logo in white

Barb Locker

Disability Program Specialist II
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 502-782-6223
Corlia Logsdon Staff Photo

Corlia Logsdon

Regional Child Care Administrator
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-234-4000
Patti Logsdon Staff Photo

Patti Logsdon

Disability Program Specialist II
TAALC, MHDD, TIES
Phone: (859) 218-1338
Margaret Lopresto staff photo. She has long, ginger hair and is wearing a black shirt with white lace.

Margaret Lopresto

IPS SE Project Trainer
Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Supported Employment
Michelle Lowe Staff Photo

Michelle Lowe

Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 606-878-4972
Dana Manning Staff Photo

Dana Manning

Research Coordinator
Kentucky Early Childhood Data System, Kentucky Post School Outcomes Center
Phone: 859-218-5973

Trenton Marcum

Disability & Health Program Facilitator
Kentucky Inclusive Health Collaborative
Elizabeth Markle Staff Photo

Elizabeth Markle

Quality Administrator Supervisor
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: (270) 782-8268

Abigail Marsh

Wellness Edge Media Support Specialist
Wellness Edge
Jacob Mason's Staff Photo

Jacob Mason

Data Support Specialist
Darrell Mattingly Staff Photo

F. Darrell Mattingly, Jr.

Computer Specialist II
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP); Community Work Transition Project (CWTP); University Center for Excellence (Core)

Sarah May

Project Coordinator
COVID-19 Grant
Kelly McClellan Staff Photo

Kelly McClellan

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 859-230-3297

Hunter McCormick

Data Assistant

Sara McCurry

Research Assistant
RETAIN

Darnell McIntosh

School Fiscal Monitor
IDEA TA
Phone: (606) 568-5162
Anita McNeal Staff Photo

Anita McNeal

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: (502) 564-7700
Janel Melby Staff Photo

Janel Melby

Early Care and Education coach: Quality
Child Care Aware
Phone: 606-878-4812

Kathy Meredith

Kentucky State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG)
Stephanie Meredith

Stephanie Meredith

Lettercase Medical Outreach Director
LEND faculty
Phone: (770) 310-3885

Connie Miller

Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)

Dinah Miller

Administrative Services Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Phone: (859) 218-2117
Missy Miller's Staff Photo

Missy Miller

ASL Interpreter
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (502) 641-8532

Rebecca Miller

Administrative Support Associate
RETAIN

Emily Moore

Graduate Research Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Dale Morton's Staff Photo

Dale Morton

Dedicated Reviewer
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Lindsey Mullis Photo

Lindsey Catherine Mullis

Program Director
Kentucky Inclusive Health Collaborative
Phone: (859) 218-4064
Brummal Murphy Staff Photo

Brummal Murphy

Early Care and Education Specialist: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-876-9267

Samuel Myers

Illustrator
WITH Dental Care
Chelsea Naugle staff photo. She is wearing glasses and a blue blouse and has shoulder-length, straight brown hair.

Chelsea Naugle

ASL Interpreter
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (502) 229-5374
Jaci Norman Staff Photo

Jacqueline Norman

Disability Program Administrator II - Principal Investigator
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP)
Phone: (859) 218-0254
Jill Norris Staff Photo

Jill Norris

Regional Child Care Administrator
Child Care Aware
Phone: (270) 392-9256
Sharon Norris  Staff Photo

Sharon Norris

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Holly Norsworthy Staff Photo

Holly Norsworthy

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-213-4055
Lori Norton's Staff Photo

Lori Norton

IPS SE Project Director-Trainer
IPS Supported Employment Project
Austin Nugent's Staff Photo

Austin Nugent

Disability Program Administrator
Kentucky Inclusive Health Collaborative, RETAIN
Phone: (859) 218-0256
Luke O'Hara Staff Photo

Luke O'Hara

Evaluation Analyst Senior
Evaluation
Adareli Ojeda staff photo. She is wearing a black and white polka dot blouse and has long, dark hair. She is standing in front of trees and smiling at the camera.

Adareli Ojeda

Administrative Support Associate
University Center for Excellence (Core)

Tyler Owens

Data Support Analyst
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Brooke Patrick

Grants Management Support
University Center for Excellence (Core)

Diana Paucar

Data Support Analyst
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phoenix Peeler's Staff Photo

Phoenix Peeler

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-213-4033 ext 4

Karen Perry

Rehabilitation Technologist
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Hans Petersen Staff Photo

Hans Petersen

Regional Child Care Administrator - Jefferson Region
Child Care Aware
Phone: (502) 213-4038
Julie Pfeiffer staff photo. She has long, brown hair and is wearing a black shirt.

Julie Pfeiffer

Graduate Research Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core)
Aaron Piercefield Staff Photo

Aaron Piercefield

Lead Applications Developer
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Project (KAAP); Kentucky Partnership; Child Care Aware; PDTRAC; KEDS; KYPSO
Phone: (859) 257-2085
Jeremy Pope Staff Photo

Jeremy Pope

Evaluator
Evaluation Unit
Phone: 859-257-1095
Adam Potter's Staff Photo

Adam Potter

Video Production Coordinator Senior
HDI Learning Initiatives
Beth Potter Staff Photo

Beth Potter

Division Director
RETAIN, ASL Interpreter Team, Information Services
Haley Potter's Staff Photo

Haley Potter

Project Assistant
University Center for Excellence (Core), Learning Initiatives, Universal Design at HDI, RETAIN
Sherry Power Staff Photo

Sherry Power

Administrative Staff Officer
Administration
Phone: 859-257-1779

Lora Prochina

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS
Kimberly Raybourne Staff Photo

Kim Raybourne

Provider Development and Training
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: (502) 526-8999
Lynn Ray Staff Photo

Lynn Ray

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 442-1696

Lillie Reinhart

Student Project Assistant
TAALC
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Matt Renfroe

IS Tech Support Specialist IV
HDI Technology Group
Phone: 859-257-0513

Katelyn Rice

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS
Lisa Maire's Staff Photo

Lisa Richards

Early Care and Education Coach: Quality
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6985
Tammy Riley Staff Photo

Tammy Riley

Early Care and Education coach: Quality
Phone: (859) 246-6796
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Mikaela Roark

Data Support Analyst
A.W.A.R.E.

David Robinson

Data Analyst
ITACC
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Joanne Rojas, PhD

Associate Director
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 257-9115
Suzanne Ross Staff Photo

Suzanne Ross

Regional Child Care Administrator
Child Care Aware
Phone: 606-207-9186
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Beth Rous, EdD

Principal Investigator/Professor
Kentucky Early Childhood Data System (KEDS); Early Childhood Research & Development
Phone: (859) 257-6389
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Christopher Rudolf

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN

Simone Rudolph

Data Support Analyst
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
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Amy Rumrill

Return-to-Work Supervisor
RETAIN
Phone: (859) 257-4356
Phillip Rumrill's Staff Photo

Phillip Rumrill PhD, CRC

LEND Faculty and Director of Research and Training
University Center for Excellence (Core)
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Stuart Rumrill

Field Researcher
RETAIN
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Kristy Ryan-Goodwin

Contractor Supervisor
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: (502) 234-0481

Jazmin Salaberrios

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS
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Kelley Salyers

Administrative Support Associate II
Accounting
Phone: 859-257-3321

Kennedy Schmitt

Data Analyst
VOA PPW
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Alyssa Schneider

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 442-1142
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Tabitha Schnell

Disability Program Assistant
Protection & Advocacy
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Jillian Scott

Service Needs Assessor
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: (502) 782-5499
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Eric Seale

Video Production Specialist
AUCD Vaccine Confidence
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Lijun Shen

Research Assistant
Kentucky Post School Outcomes Center
Phone: (859) 327-7829
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Kathy Sheppard-Jones, PhD, CRC

Executive Director
Phone: 859-257-8104

Dillon Sheppard

Technical Support
University Center for Excellence (Core)
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Tao Shi

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Medicaid Waiver
Phone: (502) 797-2508

Cici Sidor

Instructional Designer
Fund for Excellence - Universal Design
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Patti Singleton

Division Director
Phone: (859) 257-4913
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Alana Siples

Data Support Specialist
A.W.A.R.E. II
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Debbie Sisco

Professional Development Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 270-534-3459
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Becky Slone

Quality Early Care and Education TA Specialist
Child Care Aware
Phone: (606) 878-4788
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Brandy Snow

Medical Outreach Coordinator
Lettercase Outreach; Core Medical Outreach
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Brandy Southard

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6805
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Brigitte Southerling

Early Care & Education Coach: Quality
Phone: 270-706-8798

Brittany Sparks

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS
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Jill Stahr

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: (270) 534-3173
Karali Stamper Staff Photo

Karali Stamper

ECE TA Specialist
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-4637
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Carey Starr

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-231-4033 ext 3

Stacey Stevens

Driver Rehabilitation Trainer
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

Lindsey Stinnett

Account Clerk
COVID-19 Grant

Cortland Tatro

Data Analyst
COVID-19 Grant
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Mason Taylor

Technical Support Specialist
Child Care Aware
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Chris Thacker

State Liaison and Technical Assistance
IDEA Data Center (IDC)
Cecelia Thompson

Cecelia Thompson

Technical Assistance Specialist
Child Care Aware
Phone: 270-706-8742

Darien Thompson

Data Support Analyst
OVR CSS
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Elizabeth Thompson

Administrative Support Associate
RETAIN
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Lynne Tucker

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 270-901-1157

Dave Tucker

Rehabilitation Technologist
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
Phone: (859) 372-8430
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Morgan Turner

Health Education Specialist
Kentucky Inclusive Health Collaborative

Sydney Tye

Women's Health Program Assistant
Disability & Women's Health

Bradley Tyler

Applications Developer
Kentucky Post School Outcomes Center (KyPSO)
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Milton Tyree

Project Associate
Supported Employment Training Project
Phone: (502) 333-2747
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Dawn Urrutia

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 502-213-2606

Amber Vence

Disability Program Assistant
Protection & Advocacy
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Tina Vice

ASL Interpreter
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
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John Victor

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN
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Derek Vincent

Return to Work Specialist
RETAIN
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Winifred Ward

Quality Administrator
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 606-634-7271
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Carol Ware

Early Care and Education Coach: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
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Jessica Ware

Evaluation Analyst
System of Care
Jon Watkins staff photo. He is wearing a white collared shirt with a blue vest and a pink floral tie. He has shirt, brown hair and a beard. He is smiling.

Jon-Michael Watkins

Data Analyst
Kentucky Behavioral Health Disaster Resilience Grant

Sierra Weiss

Project Associate
Center for Dignity in Healthcare
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Brandy West

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 270-534-3348
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Katie Wolf Whaley

Principal Investigator/Project Director
Supported Employment Training Project, Consumer Satisfaction Survey, Rehabilitation Technology
Phone: 859-218-5960
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Stefani Whaley

Early Care and Education Content Coordinator: Health and Safety
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6336
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Carolyn Wheeler

Provider Development Specialist
Supports for Community/KY Supported Employment Training Project
Phone: 859-218-5970
Jeff White Staff Photo

Jeff White

Project Director
KentuckyWorks
Phone: 502-782-6228
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Jessica Whiting

HDI - HR Director
Phone: 859-218-4911
Kimberly standing in front of a wooden wall smiling at the camera. She has shoulder-length hair and is wearing a colorful, striped shirt.

Kimberly Wickert

Director of Organizational Partnerships
RETAIN

Lakyn Wiley

Assistant RTWC
RETAIN
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Patricia Wilkerson

Program Administrative Assistant
Community Work Transition Project
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Cynthia Willmarth

Early Childhood Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: (859) 246-6205
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Kathy Wilson

Provider Development and Training
Supports for Community Living Waiver
Phone: 270-427-8576
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Arline Wilson

Interviewer/Program Coordinator
Community Quality National Core Indicators
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Chrystal Wilson

Quality Coach
Child Care Aware
Phone: 606-451-6932

Christian Wright

Surveyor
NCI-AD: Disability & Aging; Community Quality
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