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, Provost Niagara University

    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. Andrew Marcum, PhD

    Dr. Andrew Marcum, PhD

    • Position Project Assistant
    • Office Location Timon Hall, Room 121

     Dr. Marcum is Project Assistant for the First-Responders Disability Awareness Training Program at Niagara University and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Disability Studies at the City University of New York. Andrew Marcum, Ph.D. is Program Coordinator for the Center for Self Advocacy in Buffalo, NY... Read more →

  • Cary Newman, M.A.

    • Position Program Manager
    • Phone 716-286-8139
    • Office Location Timon Hall, Room 121

    Cary has been employed as the Program Manager of the Niagara University’s FirstResponder Disability Awareness Training program since February of 2017. She isa  graduate from both the Undergraduate and Masters in Developmental Disabilitiesprograms from Niagara University.  Her other past... Read more →

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