Staff

Staff

  • David V. Whalen

    David V. Whalen

    • Position Project Director

    David Whalen founded Disability Awareness Training (DAT) in September 2004. He specializes in training law enforcement, emergency responders, human service providers, public, private, and school transportation, corporations and businesses, places of worship, and educators. The training is designed... Read more →

  • Dr. Timothy O. Ireland

    Dr. Timothy O. Ireland

    • Position FRDAT Principal Investigator, NU Dean of College of Arts & Sciences

    Dr. Ireland has been teaching at Niagara University in the Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice since 1996 and was the Chair of the Department from 2002-2012. During the 2012-2013 academic year he served as the Associate Dean for the College of Arts and Sciences. He is currently the Dean... Read more →

  • Dr. Janine Hunt-Jackson, LMSW

    Dr. Janine Hunt-Jackson, LMSW

    • Position Project Assistant

    Janine has a life-long interest in, and experience with, the disability community. A 2007 graduate of the doctoral program in the University at Buffalo, School of Social Work, she also has her MSW in Gerontology from Syracuse. As a wheelchair user herself, she is intimately aware of access issues... Read more →