EFAP Members and Partners

EFAP Members


Steve Bell, Advocate for people with behavioral health impairment

Tiffany Cron, Director of CO Office of Employment First, JFK Partners at University of Colorado School of Medicine

Katherine Carol, Advocate, Office of Disability Employment Policy (Subject Matter Expert), and Family Representative

Cassidy Dellamonache, Co-owner of Tandem Employment Services of Northern Colorado, and Member at Large

Danielle Gillespie, Recovery Services Coordinator, Behavioral Health Administration

Holly Ewing, Program Manager, Center for People with Disabilities; Centers for Independent Living Representative

Thomas Hartman, Consultant and CO Workforce Development Council Representative

Rachel Hoard, Supported Employment Manager, Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Mike Hoover, Self-Advocate and Member at Large

Frank Kane, ARC Advocate and advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Tom Knost, Senior Director of Activities and Employment Services, Continuum of Colorado and Alliance of Colorado Advocate

Jen Mendenhall, Co-Chair of the Employment First Advisory Partnership, and Chair of the State Rehabilitation Council Employment First Committee, Parent 

Katie Oliver, Secondary Transition Services Consultant, School to Work Alliance Program with CO Department of Education, State Rehabilitation Council Member and CDE Representative

Adam Tucker, Supported Employment Policy Advisor. Health First Colorado (Colorado's Medicaid Program) 


Subject Matter Experts

Thank you to all the subject matter experts (SMEs) who provide valuable input and recommendations to the EFAP:

Kristin Corash, Director of the Colorado Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Katie Taliercio, Disability Employment First Collaboration Manager with the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Heather Hagen, Colorado Association of People Supporting Employment First (CO APSE) Representative

Shea Tanis, Principal Investigator of the State of the States in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities  

Josh Winkler, Senior Policy Advisor on Disability and Colorado Disability Funding Committee Coordinator in Office of Lt. Gov. Dianne Primavera