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.

Finance and Administration

Monica Ball

Monica Ball

Executive Assistant/Program Support Specialist & Office Manager
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    Elijah Henderson

    Elijah Henderson

    Administrative Support Specialist
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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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          Cierra Waller

          Cierra Waller

          Accounts Payable Specialist
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            Legal Services

            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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                David Boyer

                David Boyer

                Managing Attorney for Community Integration
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                  Elissa Gershon

                  Elissa Gershon

                  Contract Attorney for Voting Rights and Guardianship
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                    Ron Hager

                    Ron Hager

                    Managing Attorney for Education and Employment
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                      David Hutt

                      David Hutt

                      Deputy Executive Director for Legal Services
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                        Elizabeth Priaulx

                        Elizabeth Priaulx

                        Senior Disability Legal Specialist
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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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                                Public Policy

                                Eric Buehlmann

                                Eric Buehlmann

                                Deputy Executive Director for Public Policy
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                                  Carla Hernández

                                  Carla Hernández

                                  Public Policy & Advocacy Fellow
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                                    Erika Hudson

                                    Erika Hudson

                                    Senior Public Policy Analyst
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                                      Cyrus Huncharek

                                      Cyrus Huncharek

                                      Senior Public Policy Analyst
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                                        Special Projects

                                        Zachary Martin

                                        Zachary Martin

                                        Deputy Executive Director of Special Projects
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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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                                              Renée Pruitt

                                              Renée Pruitt

                                              Representative Payee Program Analyst
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                                                Raquel Rosa

                                                Raquel Rosa

                                                Representative Payee Program Analyst
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                                                  Danielle Whetton

                                                  Danielle Whetton

                                                  Representative Payee Program Senior Analyst
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                                                    Training & Technical Assistance

                                                    Marcia Baldwin

                                                    Marcia Baldwin

                                                    Professional Development and Training Specialist
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                                                      LaToya Blizzard

                                                      LaToya Blizzard

                                                      Fiscal Management and Human Resources Training and Technical Assistance
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                                                        David Card

                                                        David Card

                                                        Communication Manager
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                                                          Tina Pinedo

                                                          Tina Pinedo

                                                          Communication and Digital Specialist
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                                                            Ian Watlington

                                                            Ian Watlington

                                                            Senior Disability Advocacy Specialist
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                                                              Nachama L. Wilker

                                                              Nachama L. Wilker

                                                              Deputy Executive Director for Training and Technical Assistance
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