Meet the DRC Staff

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Marisa Hackett

Director

Biography:

Join Marisa as she hosts a Faculty Office Hour on Teams every Tuesday during Fall Quarter starting 9/22 from 1-2 PM!  (Except 10/27) Marisa is the director of the DRC. She has a master’s degree in Social Work and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, both from UW. She has previously worked in disability services at several ...more about Marisa Hackett


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AJ Duxbury

Assistant Director

Biography:

AJ is the Assistant Director for the DRC, while sometimes supporting the DRC in an Interim Director role.  She graduated from the University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa with a Master of Arts in American studies, focusing on marginalized students in higher education, and a Graduate Certificate in disability and diversity studies.  Prior to that she received ...more about AJ Duxbury


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Jessica Moller

Access Specialist

Biography:

Jessica Moller has a Bachelor's from Gonzaga University in Psychology and a Master's in Human Services from Northeastern University. In her free time she enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and spending time with family and friends.  Feel free to ask Jessica about her naughty cat, Marvin.


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Gillian Nedblake

Program Coordinator

Biography:

Gillian is a graduate of Bellevue College through the Running Start program. She started in the DRC as student staff, moved into a project position, and is now a permanent, full-time Program Coordinator. In her free time, she enjoys playing with her cats, running cross country, and knitting new accessories.


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Ana Palma-Gutierrez

Access Specialist

Biography:

Hello! My name is Ana and I am the General Access Specialist at the DRC. I understand and respect when my students meet me for the first time I am a complete stranger to them.  Therefore, it can be a bit of a challenge to open up and express their needs.  And that is okay. ...more about Ana Palma-Gutierrez


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Katelynn Creeley

Deaf Services Specialist

Biography:

Katelynn Creeley has a Bachelor's degree in American Sign Language Interpreting from Western Oregon University and a minor in Deaf Studies.  She enjoys spending her free time volunteering in the Deaf and Deafblind communities, as well as attending events and workshops advancing her education.  When Katelynn isn't busy with her "hands up' she enjoys reading, ...more about Katelynn Creeley


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Raymona Baldwin

Assistive Technology Specialist

Biography:

Raymona is the Assistive Technology Specialist at Bellevue College. A generalist, she works alongside individuals with all types of disabilities and barriers. Learning disability software, and the application of mobile technology are favored areas of practice. She enjoys participating in researching, writing, speaking, and presenting about ideas related to disability and technology. Raymona earned professional ...more about Raymona Baldwin


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Jennie Wang

E-Text Manager

Biography:

Jennie is the E-Text Manager for the Disability Resource Center. She was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest and enjoys the weather in Seattle during the Spring and Summer seasons. Jennie has an Associate's Degree in Arts & Science from Bellevue College and a Bachelor's Degree in Communication with a minor in English from ...more about Jennie Wang


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Jeremiah Swagger

Testing Coordinator

Biography:

In addition to providing students with a safe, distraction-free testing environment, Jeremiah assists with maintaining the MyDRC database and the DRC website.  When not doing work at home Jeremiah and Al the Octopus are getting through the stay-at-home order by reading, cooking, binge-watching Top Chef and playing way too many video games.