Staff & Leadership

Curtis Decker

Curtis Decker

Executive Director

Curt Decker has been affiliated with NDRN since its inception in 1982. As Executive Director of the nation’s largest non-governmental enforcer of disability rights, Curt oversees all activities related to training and technical assistance, membership services, and legislative advocacy.

Before founding NDRN with other P&A Directors, Curt served as Director of the Maryland P&A, Disability Rights Maryland. Curt also served as Director of the H.E.L.P. Resource Project for Abused and Neglected Children for four years, and was a VISTA worker prior to working as a senior attorney for Baltimore Legal Aid Bureau for five years.

Curt is also a past chair of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, a coalition of over 100 national disability groups, and serves on the boards of Friends of Research. In his career, Curt also served as a legislative consultant for numerous groups, including the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, the National Public Law Training Center, and the Maryland Academy of Physician’s Assistants. He is a graduate of Hamilton College and Cornell Law School.

Staff Members

Devon Bacon

Devon Bacon

Grants, Contracts, and Membership Benefits Coordinator
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    Marcia Baldwin

    Marcia Baldwin

    Deputy Executive Director for Training and Operations
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      Monica Ball

      Monica Ball

      Executive Assistant/Program Support Specialist & Office Manager
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        Cheryl Bates-Harris

        Cheryl Bates-Harris

        Senior Disability Advocacy Specialist
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          Michelle Bishop

          Michelle Bishop

          Voter Access & Engagement Manager
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            LaToya Blizzard

            LaToya Blizzard

            Fiscal Management and Human Resources Training and Technical Assistance
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              Eric Buehlmann

              Eric Buehlmann

              Deputy Executive Director for Public Policy
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                David Card

                David Card

                Deputy Executive Director for External Relations
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                  Ron Hager

                  Ron Hager

                  Managing Attorney for Education and Employment
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                    Cyrus Huncharek

                    Cyrus Huncharek

                    Senior Public Policy Analyst
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                      David Hutt

                      David Hutt

                      Deputy Executive Director for Legal Services
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                        Alena Kodzik

                        Alena Kodzik

                        Accounts Receivable Specialist
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                          Zachary Martin

                          Zachary Martin

                          Deputy Executive Director of Special Projects
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                            Belinda Miller

                            Belinda Miller

                            Deputy Executive Director of Finance and Administration
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                              Charles Ndour

                              Charles Ndour

                              Information Technology / Administrative Support
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                                Milo Nygren-Cassels

                                Milo Nygren-Cassels

                                Representative Payee Program Analyst
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                                  Crystal Perry

                                  Crystal Perry

                                  Representative Payee Program Manager
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                                    Elizabeth Priaulx

                                    Elizabeth Priaulx

                                    Senior Disability Legal Specialist
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                                      Renée Pruitt

                                      Renée Pruitt

                                      Representative Payee Program Analyst
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                                        Raquel Rosa

                                        Raquel Rosa

                                        Representative Payee Program Analyst
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                                          Jack Rosen

                                          Jack Rosen

                                          Voter Engagement Specialist
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                                            Amy Scherer

                                            Amy Scherer

                                            Senior Staff Attorney for Vocational Rehabilitation
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                                              Diane Smith Howard

                                              Diane Smith Howard

                                              Managing Attorney for Criminal and Juvenile Justice
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                                                Dan Stewart

                                                Dan Stewart

                                                Managing Attorney for Education and Employment
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                                                  Cierra Waller

                                                  Cierra Waller

                                                  Accounts Payable Specialist
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                                                    Ian Watlington

                                                    Ian Watlington

                                                    Senior Disability Advocacy Specialist
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                                                      Danielle Whetton

                                                      Danielle Whetton

                                                      Representative Payee Program Senior Analyst
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                                                        Contract Staff

                                                        Elissa Gershon

                                                        Elissa Gershon

                                                        Contract Attorney for Voting Rights and Guardianship
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                                                          Interns