Brittany Huey is originally from Oxford, Alabama and moved to Huntsville in 2014 to pursue her Master’s Degree in Social Work. She graduated in 2015, and obtained her license to practice. Brittany joined Alabama Respite in January 2015 as our Training and Resource Specialist. She travels the state educating caregivers, professionals and community members about respite and other caregiver topics.
Carolyn McGlamry, a native of England who moved to Huntsville in July 2016, is a qualified social worker, as well as a non-profit grant writer for 10 years in the UK. Carolyn joined the Alabama Respite team in April 2018 and manages the voucher respite reimbursement program during her regularly scheduled office hours, M-F, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Carley Herren, who joined the Alabama Respite team in May 2018, is originally from Oxford and earned her bachelor’s of social work degree at Jacksonville State University. Carley’s duties include creating, scheduling and conducting respite education trainings, workshops, lunch and learns, and public awareness opportunities for caregivers throughout Alabama.
Vonda Reeves, South Alabama Training Specialist
Vonda Reeves, who has 29 years of experience working with individuals with disabilities and their families, is contracted with Alabama Respite to conduct respite education trainings and public awareness opportunities to benefit caregivers in the southernmost part of the state. In addition to currently working as a Parent Consultant for Children’s Rehabilitation Service, Vonda has also served as a member of The Alabama Interagency Coordinating Council (ICC), a member of the Alabama Council of Disabilities (1993-1995; reappointed 2012-present), owned and operated Helping Angels Caregiving and Respite Service for seven years, and currently serves as a member of the University Center for Excellence of Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) for Civitan Consumer Advisory Committee, and a member of Charting the LifeCourse Planning Team in Alabama.
Tracy Cieniewicz, Sustainability Director
Tracy Cieniewicz, a Madison County native, is a graduate of the University of North Alabama and Leadership Huntsville Madison County Connect Class 11. Tracy, who began working with UCP Huntsville in 2007, oversees two of the agency’s statewide programs, STAR and Alabama Respite, as well as the Helping Those Who Care program. Her work includes program reporting, grant writing and management, personnel and administrative duties, public awareness, and training.