The AT3 Center is led and staffed by individuals with extensive personal experience and expertise implementing all Section 4 authorized AT Act activities. To support ready access to TA staff are located geographically across the country (east, central and west). Primary staff and contract partners include:
- C. Marty Exline - AT3 Center Director.
Marty is responsible for overall Center management and will have primary TA responsibility for the central states. He has over 30 years of administrative experience in disability services including 23 years with a State AT Program. He has been directly responsible for implementation of all State AT Program activities. He also has executive and TA expertise in community living and implementation of the ADA. He is a nationally recognized policy expert in AT funding especially in the area of Medicaid, Medicaid waivers, and health insurance.
- Dr. Kathy Laurin - AT3 Center Technical Assistance Specialist.
Kathy has primary TA responsibility for western states. Kathy has over 25 years of experience in disability services and over 16 years of experience with State AT Act Programs in rural states including implementation of all State AT Program activities. She is recognized for her expertise in grant and contract management, AT and outdoor accessible recreation, workplace accommodations, transition to postsecondary education, aging in place, and home modifications for safety and functioning.
- Amy Goldman -AT3 Center as a Technical Assistance Specialist.
Amy has primary TA responsibility for eastern states. Amy administered the Pennsylvania AT program since its inception in 1992 through 2016. She is intimately familiar with the UCEDD network in which a number of state AT Act Programs operate. She has a strong relationship with ATIA, AUCD, ASHA and the Pass It On Center (PIOC) where she formerly served as the coordinator of emergency management efforts. She is nationally recognized for her expertise in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) including policy related to funding speech generating devices.
- Dr. Diane Cordry Golden, ATAP and Center for Assistive Technology Act Data Assistance (CATADA)
Diane serves as a liaison between CATADA and AT3 Center ensuring that TA is aligned with data identified needs. She also supports the AT3 Center program evaluation, provides TA for State Plan submission, leads the State Plan revision/update initiative and provides TA for accessible voting initiatives. She has over 35 years of experience in AT, disability program administration, evaluation, and data analysis. She served almost 20 years as a State AT Program Director and has provided TA to State AT Programs for 7 years as part of the current and past national Data Collection and Reporting Assistance projects.