WVATS Key Staff

Doug Cumpston - Program Manager

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.

Allie Saweikis - AT Funding Specialist

Allie Saweikis supports individuals by providing them with information to gain funding for assistive technology devices they may need as our new AT Funding Specialist. She is currently pursuing her Multicategorical Special Education master’s degree at West Virginia University. With her healthcare background paired with the knowledge she has gained from her master’s program she is excited to hit the ground running in her new role. In her free time, Allie enjoys gardening, spending time with her cats and fiancé, and finding new places to travel.

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