Tim Jin

Tim Jin

Born with cerebral palsy, Tim Jin advocates for the rights of anyone with a speech-related disability to have access to the communication tools and support they need. He has used an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device since elementary school in the...
Monica Rejniak

Monica Rejniak

Monica Rejniak is a human resources and operations management leader. Monica will be working to ensure DVU is compliant with the regulations and compliance issues that dictate how California employers conduct business. Her primary objective is to streamline processes...
Miguel Lugo

Miguel Lugo

Miguel is the Assistant Director of Outreach and Leadership Training for Disabilities Voiced United. Miguel’s goals align with the mission statement of DVU, which is to empower the disability community with the knowledge, experience, and encouragement of their given...
Darlene Hanson

Darlene Hanson

Darlene Hanson has her Masters of Arts in Communication Disorders from Whittier College in California. Within her role as DVU’s Director of Communication Rights Projects, Darlene leads the Communication Disabilities Access Network (CDAN) and works on...
Gilda Giron

Gilda Giron

Gilda Giron is the Director of Outreach and Leadership Training for Disability Voices United. As director, Gilda is leading the Emerging Leaders Program, which focuses on growing and nurturing self-advocates and family advocates to become leaders. Gilda earned a...
Nina Spiegelman

Nina Spiegelman

Nina leads DVU’s policy and legislative efforts and assists with DVU programs. Nina has an adult son with autism and is an active participant in parent advocacy efforts on behalf of the East Bay autism and developmental disability communities. She has played a key...