Statewide Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Kristen Rhinehart-Fernandez
Program Specialist
U.S. Department of Education
Ofe of Special Ed and Rehabilitative Services
Rehabilitation Services Administration
550 12th Street, SW OR 400 Maryland Ave, SW
Room 5062
Washington, D.C. 20202
(T) 202-245-6103
(F) 202-245-7591

ALABAMA
Bedarius Bell, Jr. MS, CRC
State Coordinator of Deaf, HH & Deaf Blind
Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitation Services
602 S. Lawrence Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
[email protected]
334-293-7128 V
334-467-9805 Cell
334-239-3778 VP

Curtis Glisson
Assistant Commissioner Blind & Deaf Services
Alabama Dept. of Rehabilitation Services
602 S. Lawrence Street
Montgomery, AL 36104
[email protected]

ALASKA
Mahala Slone, MS, CRC
Statewide Coordinator for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deaf-Blind
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation – Debarr
4600 Debarr road, Suite 300
Anchorage, AK 99508-3126
[email protected]
907-269-0737 V

ARIZONA
Karin Grandon
Deputy Administrator
Services for Blind, Visually Impaired and Deaf
Department of Economic Security
Rehabilitation Services Administration
1789 W. Jefferson St., 2NW
Phoenix, Arizona 85007
[email protected]
602-542-6289 V

Sue Kay Kneifel
State Coordinator for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Department of Economic Security
Rehabilitation Services Administration
Services for Blind, Visually Impaired and Deaf
1789 W Jefferson, 2 NW
Phoenix, AZ 85007
[email protected]
602-542-2170 V
602-826-2672 Cell
928-583-7652 VP

ARKANSAS
Holly Ketchum, MS
SDHH, SCD and VR Counselor
Arkansas Rehabilitation Services
900 W. 7th Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
[email protected]
501-246-8259 VP

CALIFORNIA
Brent Jolley
State Coordinator for the Deaf
Specialized Services Division
Department of Rehabilitation
721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA 95814
[email protected]
916-426-2773

COLORADO
Samantha Comitor
Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf (RCD)
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
P 720.210.5637 I   F  303.866.3491  2211 W. Evans Ave, Bldg #B, Denver CO 80203
[email protected]
www.dvrcolorado.com

CONNECTICUT
Heidi A. F. Henaire, MSW
Education Consultant & SCD
Department of Rehabilitation Services/
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
55 Farmington Ave., 12th Floor
Hartford, CT 06105
[email protected]
860-920-7163 VP

DELAWARE
Harriet Ann Litwin, M.Ed., CRC
Program Specialist
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
4425 North Market Street – P.O. Box 9969
Wilmington, DE 19809-0969
[email protected]
302-761-8275 V
302-415-3631 VP

Patricia A. Burrell, MCC, NCC
Vocational Rehabilitation Senior Counselor
Department of Health and Social Services
Division for the Visually Impaired
13 S.W. Front Street
MSSCA, Suite 105
Milford, DE 19963
[email protected]
(302) 424-7161 V
(302) 422-1419 F

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Brett Hymas, MRC, CRC
Supervisory Vocational Rehabilitation Specialist
Department on Disability Services
Rehabilitation Services Administration
250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024
Purple Comm. Video Phone: (202)-780-3922
Sorenson Comm. Video Phone: (202)-759-0941
Fax: (202)-442-8720
Email: [email protected]

FLORIDA
Cecil Bradley,
VR Administrator, Deaf, HoH & DB Services
Program Resources Section
Bureau of Field Services
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Florida Department of Education
2002 Old St. Augustine Road, Building A
Tallahassee, Florida 32301-4862
[email protected]
850-245-3353 or 3350 V
1-850-298-8818 or 1-850-208-3443 VP

GEORGIA
Jared F. Patton, MS, CRC
State Coordinator for the Deaf
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation
233 12th Street, Suite 402, 4th Floor
Columbus, GA 31902
[email protected]
706-225-7808 VP
706-649-7421 FAX

Rebecca Cowan-Story, MRC, CRC
State Coordinator of Deaf-Blind Services
Cave Spring Rehabilitation Center
450 Riverside Parkway, Suite 200
Rome, GA 30161
r[email protected]
706-622-6566 VP
706-777-2341 V

Candice M. Tate, Ph.D.
Director, Deaf Services
Georgia DBHDD
2 Peachtree Street NW, 23-140
Atlanta, GA 30303
[email protected]
404-991-2304

HAWAII

IDAHO
Doug Clapp
State Coordinator for the Deaf
Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
600 E. Watertower St., Suite B
Meridian, ID 89642
[email protected]
208-888-0648
208-794-9946 Cell/Text
208-779-1497 VP

ILLINOIS
Ingrid Halvorsen
Manager, Department of Human Services
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
James R. Thompson Center
100 Randolph Road, Suite 5-300
Chicago, IL 60601
[email protected]
312-814-3890 V
312-957-4881 VP

INDIANA
Rhonda Marcum, MSW
Manager of Deaf/Hard of Hearing Services
Bureau of Rehabilitative Services
Division of Disability & Rehab Services
402 W. Washington Street, IGCS-W453
Indianapolis, IN 46204
[email protected]
317-542-3449

IOWA
Jill Avery (SCD?)
Iowa Department of Human Rights
Office of Deaf Services
Lucas State Office Building
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
[email protected]
515-598-7326

KANSAS
Robert J. Cooper
KCDHH Executive Director
KS Commission f/t Deaf and Hard of Hearing
555 South Kansas Avenue – 3rd Floor
Topeka, KS 66603
[email protected]
785- 246-5077 VP
785-368-8034 V

KENTUCKY
Lori Bishop
Acting Branch Manager / Statewide Coordinator
Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Coordinator, HoH/Late-Deafened Services
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
275 E. Main St., Mail Drop 2 E-K
Frankfort, KY 40621
[email protected]
502-782-3448 V
866-320-2928 VP

LOUISIANA
Shelly Hebert, M.S.
LRS Program Manager
Louisiana Workforce Commission,
950 North 22nd Street, Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
[email protected]
225-219-4142

Kevin Monk
Louisiana Workforce Commission,
Louisiana Rehabilitation Services
P.O. Box 91297
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-9297
[email protected]
225-219-2225 V

MAINE
Terry Morrell
Director of Division for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services
45 Commerce Drive -150 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333-0150
[email protected]
207-470-7668 VP

MARYLAND
Craig ‘Hank’ Passi, M.S.
Staff Specialist III, Deaf & HoH Services
Statewide Coordinator for the Deaf
Office of Field Services
MSDE-Division of Rehabilitation Services
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
[email protected]
443-798-2840 VP
443-692-8801 S VP

Christine Telford
Deaf-Blind Specialist
Office for Blindness and Vision Services
Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Rehabilitation Services
2301 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
410-554-3336 V
410-415-9317 VP
[email protected]

MASSACHUSETTS
Mark Dore
Area Director/Statewide Coordinator for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
238 Main Street 3rd Floor
Greenfield, MA 01301
[email protected]
413-774-2326 V
413-376-4689 VP

Julie Proud, M.S.
Area Director
South Shore EHS Center
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
220R Forbes Road
Braintree, MA 02184
[email protected]
781-356-8840 ext. 0 Voice
617-934-1361 VP
617-594-4036 Text

Launa Fields Ryan, M.S.W., CRC
Supervisor for Deaf/HH Services
South Shore EHS Center
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
220R Forbes Road
Braintree, MA 02184
[email protected]
617-934-1359 VP
781-356-8840 ext. 0 V

Sheryl Spera
Unit Supervisor
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
280 Merrimack Street
Lawrence, MA 01843
[email protected]
978-965-4025 VP

MICHIGAN
Tracie Lewis-Jennings, MRC
Rehabilitation Consultant
Program Innovation Unit
DHS – MRS Livonia Office
30246 Plymouth Road Suite B
Livonia, MI  48150
[email protected]
734-524-2413 V
517-643-5516 Cell

Don Dees
Rehabilitation Services
201 N Washington Square – 4th Floor
PO Box 30010
Lansing, MI 48909

MINNESOTA
Elise Knopf
State Coordinator for the Deaf Services
Department of Employment and Economic Development
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
540 Fairview Avenue, N.
St. Paul, MN  55104
[email protected]
651-964-1325 VP
 
Katy K. Thorpe
Rehabilitation Counselor Career
State Services for the Blind (SSB)
2200 University Ave. W. #240
St. Paul, MN 55114
[email protected]
612-293-4582 VP

MISSISSIPPI
Cathy Brown
State Coordinator for the Deaf
MDRS Vocational Rehabilitation
1281 Hwy 51 N
Madison, MS 39110
Phone: 601-853-5310
VideoPhone: 601-707-9160
Email: [email protected]

MISSOURI
Cathee Wolford
Assistant Director of Deaf and Hard of Hearing & Assistive Technology
1500 Southridge Drive, Ste 200
Jefferson City, MO 65109
Video Phone : 573-298-6743
email: [email protected]

Kelly Cook, M.Ed., CRC
Assistant Director Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
3024 Dupont Circle
Jefferson City, MO 65109
[email protected]
573-522-8097 V
573-415-0087 VP

MONTANA
Shawn Tulloch
Program Manager for Deaf Services
Department of Public Health & Human Services
Disability Employment & Transition Division
220 West Lamme St., Ste. 1E
Bozeman, MT 59715
[email protected]
406-564-4864 VP
406-579-2630 Text

NEBRASKA
Vicki Steinhauer-Campbell
Statewide Coordinator for the Deaf
Senior Employment Specialist NE Vocational Rehabilitation
3901 n 27th Street, Suite 6
Lincoln, NE 68521
[email protected]
VP: 402.261.2638
Text: 402.676.0158
Fax: 402.471.6309

NEVADA
Betty Hammond, M.S., CRC, NIC
Rehabilitation Counselor III
Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation
1325 Corporate Boulevard
Reno, Nevada 89502-7102
[email protected]
775-823-8107
775-376-7429 VP

NEW HAMPSHIRE
H. Dee Clanton, M.S.
State Coordinator
Office of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing
Department of Education
Division of Career Technology & Adult Learning
21 South Fruit Street, Suite 20
Concord, NH 03301
[email protected]
603-463-0728 VP

William A. Finn
Administrator and State Coordinator for Blind, Visually Impaired, and Deaf-Blind
Office of Services for Blind and Visually Impaired
NH Department of Education
Division of Career Technology & Adult Learning
21 South Fruit Street
Concord, NH 03301
[email protected]
603-271-3537 V

NEW JERSEY
Tanya Onsongo
VR Counselor II Deaf Language Specialist
Div of Vocational Rehabilitation
NJ Dept of Labor & Workforce Development
550 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08903
[email protected]
732-937-6300 V
732-393-8056 VP

NEW MEXICO
Ellen K. Carpenter, M.A., C.R.C.
New Mexico Department of Education
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
5400 Gibson Blvd. SE, Box#6
Albuquerque, NM 87108
[email protected]
505-841-6450 V
505-349-5479 VP

NEW YORK
Debra Lomma
VR Counselor/Deafness Coordinator
NYS Office of Children and Families
Commission for Blind & Visually Handicapped
South Building, Room 201
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY  12144
[email protected]
518-474-8078 V

Julia Rood, BSW, MS, CRC
Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf
Adult Career & Continuing Education Services 109 S. Union St, Rochester NY 14607
[email protected]<
AIM: JuVESID
585-286-3478 VP/Voice

NORTH CAROLINA
Kevin Earp
Statewide Coordinator for Deafness and Communicative Disorders
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
805 Ruggles Drive
2801 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2801
[email protected]
919-855-3585 V
919-324-1500 VP/V
866-337-3416 VP/V

Kimberly Harrell
Deaf-Blind & Assistive Technology Program Specialist, Division of Services for the Blind
NC Department of Health and Human Services
309 Ashe Avenue
2601 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC  27699-2601
[email protected]
919-527-6716 V
919-715-8771 FAX

Jan Fesperman,
Supervisor, Deaf-Blind Program
Chief Rehabilitation Programs and Facilities
2601 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-2601
[email protected]
919-733-9700 V/TTY

OHIO
Katie Scheetz, MRC, CRC
PCA and CCD Program Coordinator
Rehabilitation Services Commission
895 Central Avenue, 7th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
[email protected]
513.314.7650 V
513.785.0775 VP

OKLAHOMA
Jonathon Cook, CRC
Programs Manager
Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
2401 NW 23rd St., Ste 51
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
[email protected]
405-522-7930 V
918-948-8944 VP

OREGON
Sheila R. Hoover, M.A., CRC
State Coordinator for Deaf & HOH Services
State of Oregon DHS
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
500 Summer Street NE, E-87
Salem, OR 97301
[email protected]
503-945-6255 V
503-470-6740 VP

Sarah Mora, MS, CRC
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor/SCD-B
Oregon Commission for the Blind
535 SE 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97214
971-673-1589
[email protected]

PENNSYLVANIA
Russ Goddard, MRC, CRC
Statewide Coordinator for Deaf, HoH, & Deafblind Services
Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
PA Department of Labor & Industry
100 Margaret Street
New Castle PA 16101
[email protected]
717-831-0336 Phone/VP

RHODE ISLAND
Kathleen “Kat” Burrell
State of RI & Providence Plantations
Department of Human Services
Office of Rehabilitation Services
40 Fountain Street
Providence, RI 02903
[email protected]
401-421-7005 X 373 V

SOUTH CAROLINA
Jerry Francis,
Deaf-Blind Consultant
South Carolina Commission f/t Blind
P.O. Box 2467 – 1430 Confederate Avenue
Columbia, SC 29202-2467
[email protected]
803-898-8775 V
803-403-9622 VP

Kathy Stoehr
State Coordinator Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Client Services Specialist
South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department
1410 Boston Avenue
West Columbia, SC 29170
803-896-4016 (office)
803-403-8378 (vp)
803-896-6510 (fax)

SOUTH DAKOTA
Janet Ball
Division of Rehab Services – Deaf Services
Hillsview Properties Plaza
3800 E Highway 34 – c/o 500 E Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
[email protected]
605-773-3195 V

TENNESSEE
Tiffany Kelley, MS | Director of Field Operations, Services for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and DeafBlind
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
520 W. Summit Hill Dr. Suite 301 Knoxville, TN 37902
865-594-6861
Cell. 865-361-7845
Fax 865-594-5827
[email protected]
tn.gov/humanservices

Lisa Rimmell, MS, CRC, CI & CT
DHS Program Coordinator for DeafBlind Services
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
520 W. Summit Hill Dr. Suite 301
Knoxville,TN 37902
p.865-403-1562
865-809-0905
865-594-5827
[email protected]

TEXAS
Bryant Robinson
Program Specialist for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
Texas Workforce Commission – Rehabilitation Services Division
101 E. 15th St, Room #144T
Austin, TX 78701
[email protected]
Video Phone: (512) 410-6692
Text: (512) 230-0694
Fax: (512) 936-3258

Laura R. York
Director, Consumer Support
TX Dept of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
Division for Rehabilitation Services
4900 North Lamar
Austin, TX 78751-2399
[email protected]
512-424-4196 V

UTAH
Laura E. Fink, MRC, LVRC, CRC, CPM
Counseling Supervisor
Valley West – USOR
5522 South 3200 West
Taylorsville, UT 84129
[email protected]
P 801-957-8203
VP 801-528-9880
F 801-840-0910

Kelly L. Boehmer, MS, CRC, LVRC, CPM
Vocational Rehabilitation R Counselor
Valley West District, UT
[email protected]
801-503-9605 V
801-957-8200 V

Victoria Smeltzer, MRC, CRC, LVRC, RCDHH
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
South Valley District, UT
[email protected]
801-657-5221 VP
801-446-2560 V

Heidi Immell, MAED, LVRC
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor
Provo District, UT
[email protected]
801-471-0868 VP
801-806-0950 V

VERMONT
Bill Hudson, M.A.,
Voc. Rehab Vermont
Statewide Coordinator of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
110 Cherry Street, Suite 2-1, Burlington, VT 05401
Phone: (802)-863-7501
Video Phone: (802)-881-0125
www.vocrehab.vermont.org

VIRGINIA
Mary Crews Nunnally, M.S. CRC
Program Manager
Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
8004 Franklin Farms Drive
Henrico, Virginia 23229
[email protected]
804-322-3456 or 800-552-5019 V
804-325-1316 VP

Elizabeth Spiers
Program Director, DeafBlind Services
Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired
397 Azalea Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227
804-325-1282 V/VP
804-371-3133 V/Captel
[email protected]

WASHINGTON
David Hankinson
VR Supervisor
Department of Social and Health Services
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
P.O. Box 45345
Olympia, WA  98504-5345
[email protected]
360-633-3869 VP & V

WEST VIRGINIA
Crystal Miller, MS, CRC
West Virginia Division of Rehabilitation Services
153 W. Main St. Suite F
Clarksburg, WV  26301
Phone: 304-625-6044
Fax: 304-627-2208
[email protected]

WISCONSIN

WYOMING
Lori Cielinski, M.S., CRC
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
851 Werner Street, Suite 120
Casper, WY 82601
[email protected]
307-577-0539 V
800-452-1408 TTY/V