Joined NMTAP in May 2014
Tracy Agiovlasitis is the Supervisor of NMTAP and has been a rehabilitative nurse/nurse case-manager for 34 years. Most of her career involved working specifically with Assistive Technology (AT) and she brings experience with a focus on mobility equipment and assistive communication devices for persons with limited speech and/or mobility to continue to speak and be involved in the community.
Tracy grew up in Grants and is a single mom of a young woman. You can find her in the great outdoors, whether gardening in her own yard or camping in our beautiful mountains. She is a Licensed Practical Nurse and a Certified Public Supervisor, working towards becoming a nationally Certified Public Manager. She also has an Associates of Arts from New Mexico State University. Despite having yellow cake from the Uranium mines in her room growing up, she seems to maintain a pinkish glow to her skin.
Joined NMTAP in Dec 2014
Jesse Armijo is an AT Coordinator with the New Mexico Technology Assistance Program (NMTAP). He has been with the state agency since December of 2014 where he administers Assistive Technology device loans, maintains the database of AT inventory, troubleshoots device questions, conducts presentations/demonstrations across the state of New Mexico, provides in-depth training on Assistive Technology, develops professional reports on statistical data and works on keeping the NMTAP website up-to-date.
Jesse is a certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and has completed the US Rehab’s Assistive Technology Training Program (ATTP). Jesse holds two Bachelor’s Degrees from the University of New Mexico; a BA in English with a Psychology minor and a BA in Media Arts. Jesse is a native New Mexican, spending his entire life in the greater Albuquerque area. In his spare time he enjoys writing, watching films, and trying different foods whilst spending time with family and friends.
Joined NMTAP in January 2018
Sophia DeConti is an AT Specialist for the New Mexico Technology Assistance Program (NMTAP). She has worked with people with disabilities in previous positions with Department of Workforce Solutions and Income Support Division and has a background in State of NM public assistance programs.
Joined NMTAP in November 2018
Maurice Alvarez is an AT Specialist with the New Mexico Technology Assistance Program (NMTAP). She has been with the state agency since November 2018. Maurice has a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health from New Mexico State University. She has a deep passion for helping people and brings experience in case management, technology assistance/troubleshooting and working with diverse populations including individuals with disabilities.
Joined NMTAP in August 2019
Deborah Wieclaw is the AgrAbility Specialist with the New Mexico Technology Assistance Program. She has an Associate’s degree from CNM, a Bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico and holds a Master’s degree in Agriculture from New Mexico State University. Deborah is from and continues to live in the South Valley of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
She has a diverse history working with individuals with traumatic brain injury, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and age related challenges, where the goal is not to simply live, but to live purposely by adapting and overcoming obstacles.
Deborah also has an extensive history working in animal husbandry including pets, livestock and exotic animals. As a youth, Deborah competed in horse shows, rodeos, and participated in 4H. More recently she has participated in competitive archery and helped in junior rodeo events. She is relatively new to riding motorcycles and looks forward to her first Poker Run for charity.
At home, Deborah and her husband maintain the tractors and a vegetable garden. Home security and pest control are left to the dogs and cats of the household. She raises chickens, and goats and keeps a domestic life that is busy especially when the animals are in charge and the leader of the pack is a 36 inch tall horse named PT.