Our Team and Partners

Backbone Team

Provides administrative support for project activities

Brianne Tomaszewski

WTNC Principal Investigator

Ph.D.,  UNC TEACCH Autism Program

Jacklyn Boheler

WTNC Project Coordinator

MS, OTR/L, UNC TEACCH Autism Program

Anna Ward

WTNC Project Director

MA, MFA, UNC Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities

Glenna Osborne

WTNC Transition Content Expert

MED, CESP, UNC TEACCH Autism Program

Mike Chapman

WTNC Employment Content Expert

UNC TEACCH Employment Services

Adela Van Name

Parent Advocate

Gerald Parrish

Self Advocate

McCafferty S. Kermon

Self Advocate Consultant

Kenneth Kelty

Self Advocate

Alex Martel

Self Advocate

Dara V. Chan

WTNC Co Investigator

Sc.D., CRC, UNC Division of Clinical Rehab and Mental Health Counseling

Ann Sam

WTNC Co-Investigator

PhD, UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute

Nancy Bagatell

WTNC Co-Investigator

PhD, OTR/L, UNC Division of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

Ali Marie Marx

Research Assistant

Hayden Loeb

Research Assistant

Doah Shin

Social/Clinical Research Assistant

 Susan Carson

Project Coordinator

UNC TEACCH Autism Program

Steering Committee

Develops the common agenda and assesses progress

Name   Affiliation
Barbara LeachFamily Support Network
Jennifer MichalenokChapel Hill Carrboro School Districts
Gerald ParrishSelf Advocate
Malinda Todd & Jasmin VolkelCapital Area Workforce Development Board
Todd Day & Ruth ThompsonAlliance Health
Trudie HughesNC Community Colleges
Kenneth KeltySelf Advocate
Lisa KaylieExtraordinary Ventures
Jessica AguilarGrupo Poder Y Esperanza
Adrienne Kittle & Kristy BrinsonNC Vocational Rehabilitation
Tony HallTriangle Disability and Autism Services (formerly the Arc of the Triangle)
Talley Wells & Irlanda RuizNC Council on Developmental Disabilities
Beverly ColwellNC Department of Public Instruction
Claire ColliganNC Department of Health and Human Services
Jacob RiggRegional Transportation Alliance
Tamira WhiteUNC Cares
Victoria NnejiAKALAKA
Amy StevensThe Enrichment Center
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