For further information about current events and training opportunities through RPEN, contact our President, Past President, or Co-Founder and we will be happy to speak with you:


Steven W. Collins, Ph.D.
Chief, Bureau of Planning and Performance
Florida Department of Education
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
2002 Old St. Augustine Road, Building A
Tallahassee, Florida  32301-4862

Phone:  (850) 245-3429
Fax:  (850) 245-3316

Past President

Darlene A.G. Groomes, Ph.D., LPC, CRC
Associate Professor
Human Development and Child Studies
Oakland University
School of Education and Human Services
405E Pawley Hall
Rochester, MI 48309

Phone:  (248) 370-4237
Fax: (248) 370-4242

Co-Founder and First President

Michael Shoemaker, M.A., CRC, LVRC, CPM
Program Planning and Evaluation Specialist
Utah State Office of Rehabilitation
250 East 500 South/ P O Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200

Phone: (801) 538-7746
Fax: (801) 538-7522