Meet The Consultants
The members of this group are known and highly respected for their experience, education, and ability to teach dynamic courses. We are a lean organization that is ready today to serve your needs.
Our team is ready to serve, whether it’s Technical Assistance, In-Person Training, Evaluation, Assessment, or Online Training. Learn more about topics we cover.
M.A., L.P.C., C.R.C., CPLP
Rehabilitation Consultant Manager at Michigan Rehabilitation Services (MRS) where she managers the Staff Development and Training Unit.
B.S. in Religion and Anthropology, M.A. in Counseling
Lou Adams, has 30 years of experience in vocational rehabilitation. His titles have included: National Training Director for the Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation (CANAR), Deputy and Executive Director for the State of Michigan’s Rehabilitation Services, Organizational Consultant and Counselor.
M.A. Ed., CRC
Melissa Diehl has over 20 years of experience and expertise working in the State VR Program, the Rehabilitation Services Administration, and the Technical Assistance and Continuing Education Center.
Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology, LPC
Mike Greco has over 30 years experience in vocational rehabilitation.
MSE, CRC, MINT member
Linda has spent her adult life working directly and indirectly in service of people with disabilities. Her job titles have included: Therapist, Outreach Specialist, Case Manager, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Teacher, Program Manager and Consultant.
MA in Education
Jeffrey Hughes has provided services in various disability fields over the last 15 years. Starting as a caregiver for a private Medicaid Waiver provider, he held positions as QIDP and Behaviorist before starting his career in Vocational Rehabilitation Services.
M.A. Ed. CRC
“I’m fascinated by organizational culture, with the many strengths and assets that often exist. When an agency or organization wants to make a change, I seek to ensure it’s a shared experience for everyone that makes change a positive action.”
Dr. Pam is a Certified Vocational Evaluator (CVE) and began her career in vocational rehabilitation (VR) shortly after graduating from college. Her areas of expertise are career assessment and vocational evaluation, transition services and assessment, disability public policy and legal issues.
Lori has worked for over 25 years in rehabilitation counseling and higher education. Her employment experience includes job coaching and job development, client advocacy, vocational rehabilitation counseling, continuing education, and secondary education at the community college and four-year, and graduate levels.
MSW, Ph.D., MINT member
Dr. Trevor J. Manthey, MSW, Ph.D., MINT member is interested in researching and training interventions that help facilitate self- determination in mental health and rehabilitation. This
Dr. Markve has been with the University of Northern Colorado for 11 years in varying capacities with experience in college teaching, training development and training delivery. Matt had the opportunity to work closely with state VR agencies, and their partners in a six-state federal region to address ongoing and emerging training and technical assistance needs for almost a decade.
BA in Special Education, MA in VR Counseling
Jeanne Miller, Director of UA CURRENTS, has worked in continuing education and consulting with the University of Arkansas since 1991.
Fran has worked for over 30 years in the fields of vocational evaluation, assistive technology and universal design for learning. Her experiences have included direct service with high school students, adults with disabilities, and those seeking career assistance.
Master’s Degree in Mental Health
Alicia Wein has a Master’s Degree in Mental Health, is pursuing membership in the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, has a private psychotherapy practice and has worked in the field of Human Services for fifteen years.
BA in Special Education
After graduating with honors from Indiana University with a BA in Special Education, Jacy began her career as an educator with teenagers on The Navajo Reservation. For the past 17 years, she has worked with diverse populations in a variety of learning environments including elementary, middle, and high school in Indiana, Arizona, Wisconsin, and Matto Grosso, Brazil.
Tona Williams specializes in video production, art and design. With an academic background in Sociology (Ph.D. 2006, University of Wisconsin-Madison) focusing on ethnographic field research and K-12 education, she has since built a freelance business with a broad network of collaborators based in Madison, Wisconsin.