People helping people

Kate Williams, Executive Director

Kate has a long career in nonprofit management, specializing in organizations that service the disabled, the elderly, and the disenfranchised. She is a member of many transit oriented organizations in the area and has been elected to the Board of Directors of The Regional Transportation District. Her certifications include Certified Community Transit Manager.

Email: kwilliams@drmac-co.org

Carol Buchanan, Director of Programs

Carol is the Director of Programs at Denver Regional Mobility and Access Council (DRMAC) where she oversees many of DRMAC’s program initiatives to achieve mobility and access for all. This includes stakeholder and member engagement, publication of DRMAC’s annual transportation guide, staffing the Transportation Information and Assistance Center, and coordinating transit related educational workshops. Carol has over 30 years of experience in the field of human services working with various communities. She has a master’s degree in Nonprofit Management from Regis University and a bachelor’s degree in Social Work from James Madison University.

Email: cbuchanan@drmac-co.org

Latoya Prante – Program Manager

Latoya Prante is the Program Manager for our Metropolitan Area Transit Training Program (MATT). She previously interned with DRMAC, working closely with the veterans population. She strives to make changes in the quality of care among older adults, people with disabilities, people of low-income, immigrants/ refugees and veterans. Latoya intends to touch on social work issues on all levels (micro, mezzo, and macro) and feels she will get that opportunity here at DRMAC. Her background is in Geriatrics working on the Psychiatric Unit.

Email: lprante@drmac-co.com

Stephanie O’Neill – Program Manager

Stephanie is the Projects Coordinator for our Getting There App. She has a degree in Health Sciences from the University of Vermont where she focused heavily on reducing food insecurity in local communities. She is passionate about reducing health inequities and improving access to care through transportation and other public health measures. Stephanie is excited to continue partnering with folks with disabilities, low-income folks, older adults, and those experiencing houselessness through DRMAC.

Email: soneill@drmac-co.org

Katie Muller – Social Work Intern

Katie is earning her BSSW from Metropolitan State University of Denver. Katie’s desire to intern with DRMAC is rooted in her belief that mobility and accessibility are fundamental to human dignity. She is car-free and arrives with a unique appreciation for DRMAC’s vital role as a connector. Katie has a deep interest in the empowerment and connection that can emerge from truly accessible systems. She is enthusiastic about moving alongside community members and transportation providers as a partner on behalf of DRMAC to promote mobility for all.

Email: kmuller@drmac-co.org

Patrick Kavanaugh – Social Work Intern

Patrick is currently a student at the University of Denver earning his MSW.  His interest to work with DRMAC comes from a passion to work in community organization and outreach.  Patrick’s desire to enter the social work field began while he was living in Panama, working in small communities there, where he enjoyed developing relationships and collaborating with the local people.

Email: pkavanaugh@drmac-co.org