Martin N. AYABA LLB, MPA President/CEO
After working as the Lead Project Manager to incorporate Accessibility, Inc., Martin Ayaba is acceding to the helm of the corporation as the pioneer President and Chief Executive Officer. Prior to taking over the lead Project Manager role, Martin worked as the General Manager and Chief Operations Officer of Assurance Health Care Services LLC of Annandale, VA. The company provides care to persons with developmental and behavioral challenges using federal funds. During his tenure, Martin helped to increase the company’s clientele and financial valuation by 100% in just under 2 years. Prior to working for Assurance Health Care Services, Martin worked as a customer service consultant in both Nissan of Bowie, and Toyota of Rockville where he earned multiple salesperson awards.
Martin is an expert in grants and does grant scoring and reviews for multiple government agencies. Martin worked as a journalist for over 15 years and rose to the rank of Managing Editor of a weekly publication. Martin is an American Red Cross instructor in First Aid and CPR.
Martin has an LLB degree in Law and earned his MPA from the University of the District of Columbia. He lives in Washington DC, with his wife Mirabel and three children Carole, Alieh, and Fru.
David Foran Vice President of Development & Training
David is one of the driving forces behind the Accessibility, Inc. project, with a very strong commitment towards the vision of the organization. As an avid student of technology, David studied transnational security issues at George Washington University and Information Security and Assurance at Johnson and Wales University. During the day, he serves as the COO of Red Sun Information Systems. He is currently working to establish partnerships with various businesses and organizations in the DMV. With his experience working on providing IT services to small organizations and conducting Enterprise level Risk Analysis services, he is the Board of Director member charged to oversee training to help candidates enter the workforce.
David also served in the Marines, doing a tour in Afghanistan providing logistics training to the Afghan National Army.
We are happy to have David use his multiple talents to serve this BOD and the community.
Katherine M. Bruckmann Director, English Language Access Program
With her bachelor’s degree in Sociology/Social Justice from Emmanuel College in Boston, Massachusetts, Katie began her teaching career as a Para-educator at Burlington High School in Vermont, working with special needs and ELL students, most of whom were refugees from African and Asian countries. She went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) from Saint Michael’s College in Colchester, Vermont. This led to a position as an ESL Teacher with Mentora College in Washington, D.C., where she taught rigorous English language courses with a high status of academic excellence to students from diverse cultures including, but not limited to, Turkish, Mongolian, and Thai.
Katie’s undergraduate, graduate, and professional career have provided her with teaching and mentoring roles with college, high school, and elementary school learners from around the world. A strong advocate for immigrants and refugees, Katie is passionate about making sure each individual student has an opportunity to learn to the greatest extent possible. Katie currently resides in Washington, D.C.
Erica D. Muma RN, BSN Director of Health Training
Erica has over 13 years of experience as a registered nurse. Erica attended Prince Georges Community College where she obtained her Associate Degree with Honors in Nursing. While at Prince Georges Community College, she also served as a Mathematics tutor. She has experience as a Residential Counselor for individuals with developmental disabilities, having worked at the Lt. Kennedy Institute. She is currently employed as an RN with Medstar Washington Hospital Center where she has worked in multiple roles from bedside nurse, charge nurse, and then ambulatory nurse coordinator. She has extensive experience in medical/surgical nursing, critical care, ambulatory care, management, and research. Erica also has years of experience doing home supervisory visits, in-home care, IV insertion, and phlebotomy. She is a certified CPR/First Aid instructor with the American Heart Association (AHA). She went back to school and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree with Honors in Nursing. Erica enjoys her job as a nurse and loves to share her knowledge and experiences with others. She is married and has 5 children whom she adores. Erica loves to dance and enjoys sharing good times with friends and family.