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Our Team

Who We Are

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Tim Doran

Executive Director

Tim Doran is a filmmaker with cerebral palsy, and has a BA from Fairleigh Dickinson in Film and Animation with a concentration in post-production. For his senior thesis, Tim co-produced a 20 minute film showing disability life on a college campus. Tim runs a converting and editing business from his home. Tim has also produced camp videos for Joni and Friends Family Retreats, a service to families affected by disabilities.

Grace Avila

Blog and Social Media Manager

Grace Avila is a passionate writer and editor with hearing loss. She has a BA in Sociology and a journalism minor from the University of San Francisco. For her senior thesis, Grace studied the ways disabled content creators use Instagram to be empowered, educate others, and build community. She is also the Newsletter Editor for the Association of Late-Deafened Adults (ALDA). When she is not reading or writing, she can be found training her hearing alert dog Charlie.

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Liz Pritchard

Graphic Designer

Liz Pritchard is an autistic artist, advocate and content creator who illustrates inclusion for all kinds of minds. Liz resides in Rochester, NY and is the creator of a comic book series titled PaperBag Comic, which doesn’t focus on labels but much more on the human component of learning to love all of oneself.

Melissa Lomax

Board Member

A  college and career advisor for youth who are blind in New Jersey. She has advocated both nationally and internationally, in Syria, to ensure that youth with disabilities know to set high expectations for themselves and understand their rights. In her commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Melissa has also created a  podcast and platform, Fashionably Tardy, to create space for people with disabilities in the fashion industry, and she has also co-founded WOC World – a  virtual community for blind women of color to advance in their careers and empower each other. Her strengths include writing, editing, resource compilation, and advocacy.

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Ryan Camarda

Board Member & Video Editor

Ryan Camarda is an accomplished filmmaker known for "Royalty Free: The Music of Kevin MacLeod." He has been working in film for over 20 years, having worked on multiple distributed films.

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