Corrine Dietrich, Independent Living Director
Corrine Dietrich is the Independent Living Director for Abilities in Motion. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from University of Maryland University College and has worked in the disability community for over 12 years, including working as Board Treasurer for the National Employment Network Association. Corrine works within the framework of the Independent Living philosophy and helps each and every person strive to reach the level of independence they choose.
Jaclyn Nagle, Youth Transition Program Manager
Jaclyn Nagle has been with Abilities in Motion for over 17 years and has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration. She has worked with youth as they transition from school to adulthood since 2005. Jaclyn enjoys providing youth with the skills and services they need to obtain and maintain the level of independence they desire within the community.
John Mikatavage, Agency with Choice Director
John Mikatavage has been the Director of Agency with Choice since December 2014. He has dedicated his 35+ year career to working for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. John was also Vice President of Wood-To-Wonderful, a private nonprofit agency serving people in need, for over 7 years. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.
Matthew Lawson, Information Technology Manager
Matthew Lawson is the IT Manager for Abilities In Motion. He has seven years of experience in the field of Information Technology, an Associate Degree in Business Management from Reading Area Community College, and has completed the Cisco A+ certificate training at the Schmidt Training and Technology Center. Matt is responsible for keeping the computers running smoothly and the data secure at Abilities in Motion. He also helps AIM to adapt to changes in the global technology environment and ensures we are technologically positioned to handle current and future growth.
Julie Werner, Nurse
Julie graduated from Reading Area Community College as an RN and is taking classes at Drexel University. She has certifications in Oncology, IV therapy, Advanced Life Support, EKG, and heart-saver first aid. She has been a nurse for 20 years and is involved in several community outreach programs including, Mary’s Shelter, Safe Berks, Mercy Crisis Center, Berks Encore, Phoebe Village, and the Animal Rescue League.
Shelly Eller, Assistant Controller
Shelly has worked for AIM in the Fiscal Management Services Department since 2007. She started in Consumer Services and moved on to Payroll and Tax Reporting. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Certified Payroll Professional credentials from the American Payroll Association. Shelly also serves on several AIM committees, including the FMS steering committee, ADA and Consumer Social Committee, and the Safety Committee. She also volunteers with Berks Encore in the VITA Program.
Amy Pletz, Community Relations Manager, Marketing & Development
Amy joined the team in 2019, coming to Abilities in Motion with more than twenty years of combined experience in education, healthcare, and human services. Amy has a Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Master’s degree in Mass Media Arts and Journalism. Prior to joining Abilities in Motion, Amy was a longstanding Regional Director overseeing day program, community habilitation, and residential support services for Berks County individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Amy’s passion is meeting community and individual need through capacity building, relationship management, and outreach.
Amanda Funk, Community Relations Manager, Grants & Development
Amanda joined the Community Relations team at AIM in 2019. Before coming to Abilities in Motion, Amanda enjoyed a career in higher education as a composition and literature adjunct instructor, professional writing tutor, writing center specialist, academic learning specialist, and freelance editor. She brings with her an enthusiasm for community building, new visions, and innovative projects, along with extensive writing expertise. She earned her BA and MA degrees in English at Kutztown University and earned an AA degree in Communications from Reading Area Community College.