Advisory Council

The CTTAP Advisory Council is comprised of individuals with disabilities who use assistive technology (AT), family members or guardians of individuals who use AT, and representatives of agencies concerned with advancing the use of AT. The Advisory Council will provide input and perspectives regarding the AT Act federal grant and resulting statewide and comprehensive activities implemented by the Connecticut Tech Act Project.

AT Council Chair

Jennifer Lortie, UCP of Eastern CT

AT Council Members:

Gary Allen, Community Member

Tom Boudreau
Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education

Ruth Carvahlo
Bureau of Rehabilitation Services (BRS)

Patricia Cymbala
Dept of Developmental Services (DDS)

Kendrick DeJesus
Independence Northwest

Steve Famiglietti
NEAT Center at Oakhill

Nicole Feeney
NEAT Center at Oakhill

Eileen Healy
Independence Northwest

Vicki Kowaleski, Community Member

Kathy Marioni
CT Department of Labor, Commission of Workforce Competitiveness

Jodie McElwain-Rodriguez, Community Member

Keith Mullinar, Community Member

Amy Norton

Erin Soli
State Unit on Aging

Shannon Taber
UCP of Eastern Connecticut

Sheldon Toubman
Disability Rights CT

Bureau of Education Services for the Blind (BESB)

Upcoming AT Advisory Council Meetings

Meetings are held from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Locations are to be determined. If you are interested in attending as a member of the public, please RSVP to 860-424-4881 for meeting location, agenda and other details. Dates are subject to change.

  • April 13, 2022 10 am
  • July 14, 2022 10 am
  • Oct 14, 2022 10 am