University of Vermont

The Center on Disability and Community Inclusion (CDCI)

Core Functions and Administrative Support

Funding Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service

Funding Period: 2013 - 2018

CDCI Executive Director Susan Ryan, Ph.D.


Associate Director, Assistant Director of Family and Adult Services
CDCI Associate Director Deborah Lisi-Baker


Interdisciplinary Pre-Service Preparation
Coordinator Susan Ryan
Provide interdisciplinary training for personnel preparing to enter careers that will have an impact upon individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.


Research and Evaluation
Co-Coordinators Michael Giangreco
Jesse Suter
Engage in, and disseminate the results of, collaborative inquiry, applied research and best practices to targeted audiences, including individuals with disabilities, their families, policy makers, services providers, other professionals and members of the community at local, state, regional and national levels.


Coordinator Michaella Collins
Develop and coordinate the design and production of all CDCI informational materials and web site, using Universal Design principles.


Community Services and Outreach
Coordinator Jesse Suter
Develop and coordinate CDCI community services programs and outreach efforts.




CDCI Administrative Core Staff
Business Manager Stephen Renaud
Kathleen Raymond
Business Support and Human Resources Rachel Cronin
Assistant to the Executive Director Jeanne Nauheimer
Web Developer Michaella Collins


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