Eileen Crumm, MPA, PhD
Eileen Crumm, MPA, PhD is the Executive Director of FRN. Eileen is a long time community advocate with wide ranging experience in special education, conflict resolution, regional center and transition from school to adult services. Eileen is the proud parent of two children, one with a physical disability and special health care needs who is an avid Oakland As fan. As a former political science professor with a degree in public policy analysis, Eileen has a strong interest in negotiation and meditation. She teaches an educational advocacy class for parents and is currently working on a book length manuscript on negotiation strategies in special education for parents and advocates. Eileen currently serves as the training co-chair for the national advocacy organization, the Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates.