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Staff Directory – Activity Coordinators

Please note: To reach any staff member not listed here by phone, you can call our automated attendant at 859-257-1714.

Position/Project Name Phone Number Email
Executive Director Kathy Sheppard-Jones, PhD 859-257-8104
Executive Director Emeritus Harold Kleinert, EdD 859-257-3045
Pre-service Training Coordinator Walt Bower, PhD. 859-257-3360
Training Director Elaine Eisenbaum, PhD, MSW 859-257-6086
Research Director Malachy Bishop, PhD
Director of Evaluations Chithra Adams, PhD 859-218-0245
Information Technology Matt Renfroe 859-257-0513
Information Services Director Stephanie Meredith, MA 404-828-0290
Center for Assistive Technology Christina Espinosa Bard
KentuckyWorks Kathy Sheppard-Jones, PhD
National Center for Prenatal and Postnatal Resources  Stephanie Meredith, MA  404-828-0290
Health and Wellness Lindsey Mullis  859-218-4064
IPS Supported Employment Lori Norton
 Supported Employment Training Project Katie Wolf Whaley
Sibling Leadership Network Carolyn Wheeler
Early Childhood Projects Patti Singleton 859-257-4913
KY Peer Support/Network Project Patti Logsdon 859-218-1338
College and Career Readiness Initiative  Jill Griffiths
KY Post-School Outcomes Center (KYPSO) Tony Lobianco
Community Work Transition Project

Office for the Blind Transition Program

Phillip Rumrill, PhD
Kentucky Alternate Assessment Program Jaci Norman