WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind



Center for Persons with Disabilities
Utah State University
6807 Old Main Hill


Cyndi罗兰, PhD - Executive Director

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Dr. Rowland is the associate director at the Center for Persons with Disabilities. She currently directs projects that focus on the development and use of accessible technologies. WebAIM is one such program. Dr. Rowland began WebAIM in 1998 with federal funding and has worked to sustain the excellent contributions of this group over the years. Dr. Rowland is extensively involved in the National Center for Disability and Access to Education where she is the chair of the Technology Institute. Dr. Rowland is considered by many to be an expert in accessibility policy and law. She has worked extensively with education systems in transforming their practices to those that are accessible. Dr. Rowland has presented to over 90 groups on accessibility, and writes on topics of interest (currently the impact of accessible design on individuals with cognitive impairment). She has written over 30 articles on the web, in journals, and in books. Dr. Rowland has taken leadership roles in 25 federal and state contracts and grants. She looks forward to a day when she is unemployed because the web is a space that can be accessed by all.

Jared Smith - 副主任


Jared Smith is the Associate Director of WebAIM. He is a highly demanded presenter and trainer and has provided web accessibility training to tens of thousands of web professionals throughout the world. With over 20 years of experience working in the web design, development, and accessibility field, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that is used to help others create and maintain highly accessible web content. Much of his written work, including a broad range of tutorials, articles, and other materials, is featured on the WebAIM site. Jared is active on twitter at@jared_w_smith.

Jonathan Whiting - Director of Training


Jonathan is the director of training at WebAIM. His main passion is helping others learn to make the web more accessible to people with disabilities. Jonathan was also involved in theGOALS Project是一项协助高等教育机构改善他们的无障碍系统的计划。凭借教学技术硕士学位,在Web Accessibility领域拥有超过17年的经验,Jonathan发布了几十篇文章,教程和其他教学资源。万博亚洲体育官网他已经广泛旅行,培养了成千上万的网络开发人员和其他开发或维护Web内容的专业人士。

乔治·杰克尔- Online Training Program Manager

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George manages the online training program at WebAIM. He has a master’s degree in instructional psychology and technology, and over 20 years of teaching experience. Since 2008, he has developed online courses at Utah State University, and he joined the WebAIM team at the end of 2015. The Accessible Documents video-based course went online in July 2018. By the close of 2019, over 1,000 independent-study participants had successfully completed the training. George also conducts pre-conference workshops and delivers presentations at national conferences. He is onLinkedIn.

John Northup.- Engagement Manager

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John has worked in web development since 2000, in roles including design, coding, usability, and accessibility. He thrives on the challenge of facilitating delightful, engaging experiences for aural and visual users alike. He holds a master's in information science from the University of Michigan School of Information, an undergraduate degree in mass communications from Goddard College, and a CPACC certification from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals.

Crista Vance- Administrative Assistant

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Crista began providing administrative support to WebAIM in January of 2016. She graduated with her bachelor's degree in December of 2014 in family finance. She has worked for Utah State University since 2013 as a testing proctor, data collection clerk for the StartSmart K-3 Plus Program, and financial counselor before joining the WebAIM team. She does everything she can to keep things running smoothly, so that the rest of the team can focus on their goals to improve accessibility across the web.

Alyson Bell - Online Course Facilitator


Anna Williams-Gilchrist - Web Accessibility评估员


Derek Brown - Web Accessibility评估员