Our staff

Jodi Asato

Jodi Asato,
M.Ed., B.S.

Executive Director
Jodi is recognized statewide as an advocate for people with disabilities with over 20 years of extensive working experience in both the public and private sectors. She served as a Disability Counselor/ADA Coordinator at the University of Hawaii (Manoa and Windward Community College), Deputy Director at the Assistive Technology Resource Centers of Hawaii, and Special Education Teacher at the Hawaii State Department of Education. She holds a Master of Education in Student Development Administration from Seattle University and a Bachelor of Science in Family Resources from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
As Executive Director, she looks forward to reconnecting with other service providers to bring valuable experiences to ATRC’s operation. She is passionate and committed to advancing the rights of Hawaii’s residents with disabilities and ensuring they have equal access to assistive technology to enhance their quality of life.
Jodi can be reached at (808) 532-7112 or jodi@atrc.org

Jen Brazee

Jen Brazee,
M.Ed., B.S.

AT Specialist
After receiving a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from Colorado State University, Jen Brazee has 15 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist in a school setting. She worked with students from 3-21 with various abilities and needs and collaborated with school staff and parents to increase positive outcomes. Within her OT practice, she focused heavily on the value of assistive technology for independence and academic success. To expand her knowledge and ability to leverage assistive technology, she earned a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Assistive Technology from George Mason University. Since joining ATRC, Jen has expanded to working with people across the lifespan and throughout the state to increase their participation through AT.
Jen can be reached at (808) 532-7115 or jen@atrc.org

Monty Anderson

Monty Anderson, M.A. J.D.

Part-Time Program Manager
Monty joined ATRC in 2017. He has been a resident of Hawai‘i for nearly thirty years. He has a MA in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoā and a law degree from the UH Manoā William S. Richardson School of Law. He is an advocate for civil rights, disability rights, and animal welfare.
Monty can be reached at (808) 532-7111 or monty@atrc.org

Lanh Nguyen

Lanh Nguyen,

Community and Social Services Manager
Lanh has extensive training and experience in community
planning and social services provision. She received her doctorate from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoā, focusing on community planning and development. She is passionate about empowering individuals with disabilities to build healthy, productive, and resilient lives. She has over 20 years working for international agencies, the non-profit sector, the public sector, and communities on an array of social and community planning issues and service matters.
Lanh can be reached at (808) 532-7113 or lanh@atrc.org

Elliot Sichter

Eliot Sichter

Part-Time Program Manager

Cody Costa

Cody Costa

Part-Time Social Media Assistant