Rod VanStavern has worked in vocational rehabilitation (VR) for over 40 years. He currently serves the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (OKDRS) as an Aware Manager. Aware is the nation’s leading case management software, used by 38 state agencies and 22 tribal nations.
In his role as Aware Manager, Rod analyzes data turning it into insights that help guide the agency in fulfilling its mission. He’s an active member of the local Tableau Users Group, and he’s received the Tableau Qualified Associate Certification.
Previously, Rod was a counselor at OKDRS for over 20 years where he managed a wide variety of caseloads. He also served as a District Supervisor for eight years, before accepting the Aware position.
Rod holds an undergraduate degree in Business Education and a M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology, from the University of Central Oklahoma. He’s also been active in both the Oklahoma Rehabilitation Association and the Oklahoma Rehabilitation Counseling Association, having held several offices, including President and Treasurer.