Bonni Berger worked as an Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Specialist in the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. She holds a Masters Degree in Linguistics.
Christina Sturgeon pitched RespectAbility’s work on criminal justice reform to staffers on Capitol Hill. She also assisted with research and writing of LOIs and proposals to foundations as well as building lists.
Ming Canaday pursued a certificate at the City University of New York in Disability Studies to better advocate for individuals with disabilities. She interned at Justice for All, a disability advocacy organization in China.
Fighting stigmas around people with cognitive and physical differences is of the utmost importance to David Richman. He attained his Bachelors of Arts in English at The University of Maryland-College Park.
Adam Rothstein graduated from Towson University in May 2016 with a bachelors degree in economics and a minor in business. He wants to help people with and without disabilities be financially ready for the future.
Annie Tohill became passionate about disability issues thanks to her experiences with chronic illness and autism. She edited videos and wrote press releases ahead of Born This Way’s second season premiere.
Matthew Wagner’s experience with hearing loss created a desire to increase access for all people. He helped ensure the accessibility of our PowerPoints for those who are visually impaired.
Clara Loh’s work at SPD, a nonprofit organization supporting people with physical and/or sensory disabilities in Singapore, deepened her interest in disability issues. She attended graduate school at Johns Hopkins University.
Nicole LeBlanc is currently a SARTAC Disability Policy Fellow at the National Disability Rights Network. She represented our organization at multiple DC-area events, conferences and meetings.
Jay Kolodne assisted with fundraising and contact expansion, as well as RespectAbility’s Social Media presence. He is a graduate of Montgomery College.