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Meet Our Staff

 
 
Tawny McManus
 
 
 
 
 
Tawny L. McManus:  Director
tmcmanus@umbc.edu
410-455-2459
 
 
 
Michael Canale
 
 
 
Michael Canale: Coordinator, Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
Accessibility Specialist
canale@umbc.edu
410-455-6358
866-970-9192 (Toll free Video Phone)
  
 
 
Cassie Kilroy Thompson
 
 
 
 
Cassie Kilroy Thompson: Advising & Accessibility Specialist
DAPi Advisor
mthomps2@umbc.edu
410-455-3248
 
 
Valerie Valentine
 
 
 
 
 
Valerie D. Valentine: Disability Specialist
valerie@umbc.edu
410-455-8496
 
 
Keyia Ward
 
 
 
 
Keyia A. Ward: Administrative Assistant II
Business Operations Manager & Note-taker Coordinator
kward@umbc.edu
410-455-2459
 
 
Laura Hesselton
 
 
 
 
Laura Hesselton: Administrative Assistant II
Reception Desk Manager & Testing Coordinator
lahessel@umbc.edu
410-455-2459
 
Graduate Student
Rakesh Arvapalli: Technical Office Assistant
410-455-1357
 
 For general inquiry
disAbility@umbc.edu
For note-taking inquiry
sdsnotetaking@umbc.edu
For testing inquiry
sdstesting@umbc.edu