WVATS Key Staff

Doug Cumpston - AT Specialist

Doug leads the WVATS team in providing trainings on creating accessible documents and presentations. His experience in agriculture also allows him to share his knowledge of assistive technology to help farmers remain active in their profession. Doug has experience working as an employment specialist, supporting people with disabilities in finding competitive employment. Doug is a father and husband that spends his free time raising livestock on the family farm.

Jennifer Ham - AT Specialist

Jennifer is certified as an Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) through RESNA. She has also completed the ADA Coordinator certification training through the University of Missouri and the Great Plains ADA Center. Jennifer has over 25 years of experience helping individuals of all ages with disabilities gain independence through day habilitation programs, early intervention, supported employment, and as a behavior support professional. She is focused on assistive technology devices and services that increase accessibility, accommodations, and independence for education and early childhood; daily living aids for greater independence; environmental adaptations to increase independence; digital accessibility; and AT for communication. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and a menagerie of animals. She spends her free time reading, traveling, and seeking out outdoor adventures.

Melanie Burge - Program Assistant

As the Program Assistant, Melanie is the front line for WVATS services. She provides daily administrative support as well as direct client support. Melanie is the go-to person for the WVATS device loan library.


WVATS is open Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5pm.

Contact us if you:

  • have questions about devices, services, or resources
  • would like to schedule an appointment to meet with an Assistive Technology Specialist
  • would like to schedule an appointment to visit our Assistive Technology Lab

Center for Excellence in Disabilities at WVU
959 Hartman Run Road
Morgantown, WV 26508