Ms. Ryan has over 26 years of experience in various aspects of information technology, including telecommunications, information management, and technical writing. Her extensive technical skills enable her to assess customer information needs and manage a broad spectrum of IT projects. She has 23 years of experience in the disability field with various responsibilities in managing web based data management tools for disability and rehabilitation research agencies, Section 508 compliance and training projects, and planning and conducting accessible meetings and conferences. Ms. Ryan currently manages IT infrastructure and security for New Editions, Section 508 Support and Trusted Tester Training contracts for the Department of Homeland Security’s Office on Accessible Systems and Technology, and IT development for various federal contracts. Ms. Ryan holds a B.A. in Marketing, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.
Ms. Rath has over 30 years of progressive management and program support experience, with direct project experience in the areas of program management, technical assistance, and support services. Her expertise focuses on disability related issues to include employment, accommodations, community living and compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended, and the Americans with Disabilities Act. She has managed projects supporting CMS Money Follows the Person and Home and Community Based Services Technical Assistance activities. Past experience includes the Social Security Administration’s the Ticket to Work Program Manager for Recruitment and Outreach (PMRO), Department of Labor’s Employer Assistance and Recruitment Network (EARN), and a range of disability related contracts with Department of Education, Department of Defense, Department of Agriculture, Veterans Affairs and other Federal agencies. Ms. Rath holds a B.A. in Economics from Ohio Wesleyan University.