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

Malia Munson, Business Coordinator

As the business coordinator, Malia is responsible for keeping the DRMAC office running smoothly. She has a diverse background and has become the Jill-of-all-trades for the staff. She brings a degree in Business Management with her from Montana State University and has worked in multiple customer service driven industries. She is using those experiences for the first time in a nonprofit environment which has always been an aspiration for her.

Email: mmunson@drmac-co.org

Latoya Prante – Metropolitan State University BSSW Intern

Latoya Prante has been working on her bachelor’s degree in Social Work because she strives to make changes in the quality of care among the elderly and Veterans mental health. Her background is in Geriatrics. She received her CNA certification 10 years ago and has been a practicing CNA since. Latoya is doing outreach with DRMAC and is assessing the connections between DRMAC and Veterans organizations in regards to facilitating The Getting There Guide. She came to DRMAC because of the diverse population we interact with as well as the amount of outreach we do around Colorado. She wants to touch on social work issues on all levels (micro, mezzo and macro) and feels she will get that opportunity here at DRMAC. Latoya will be working with DRMAC until May of 2020!!

Email: lprante@drmac-co.org

Ally Mercer – Program Manager

Ally manages the DRMAC Ride program. She assists in the recruitment and training of volunteers, develops procedures for partner agencies, and provides resources and solutions to clients via the Information and Assistance line. She has a Bachelor’s in Sociology and a Bachelor’s of Professional Studies in Non-Profit Management. Ally is originally from Memphis, TN but now calls Denver her home with her husband and cat. She ended up here after a decade of volunteering and working with those with special needs, and looks forward to continuing that work!

Email: amercer@drmac-co.org