Marilyn used to be Brian Injury Guide (BIG) for Mi Via participants. She enjoyed this work and decided to become a Mi Via Consultant with AAA Participant Direction. She speaks Navajo and lives in Crownpoint. She travels throughout the Northwest region.
Paul was one of the first consultants in the Mi Via program. He left consulting for awhile and has returned to be a consultant with AAA Participant Direction. He believes in self-determination and respects the self-direction of each participant. He is motivated by listening to peoples’ stories and discovering what they want. Paul focuses his work in the Metro region and the Northeast and Northwest.
Dave learned about self-direction working in Michigan. He became committed to supporting people to live they way they want, using the tools and practices of self-direction. Dave started AAA Participant Direction. Though he is the CEO/President, his joy is working with participants. He lives in Albuquerque and travels throughout the state to consult with participants.
Rebecca’s 30 year career as an advocate, a systems change agent, a community builder and a program developer has always been focused on self-determination, person-centered planning and community connecting. She joined AAA Participant Direction and loves sharing life with the people she works with as their consultant. She is the Operations Assistant for AAA Participant Direction. She lives and works in Albuquerque and travels around the state.
Alicia worked as a BIG (Brain Injury Guide) prior to becoming a Mi Via Consultant. Alicia is a disability rights advocate and enthusiastically helps people get the services and supports they need. She is particularly interested in assistive technology. She lives and works in Albuquerque and also travels to the Southwest region.