Accessibility Committee

Mission Statement

The mission of PSU’s Accessibility Committee is to promote the University’s shared belief in, and responsibility for, providing respect and equity through universal design. This includes best practices for an inclusive environment and advances the awareness of the legal rights of individuals with disabilities.

  • The committee advocates for reducing all barriers including social, communication, education, employment, physical, and electronic barriers for PSU community members with disabilities
  • The committee prioritizes and advocates for funding to make improvements and increase accessibility and inclusion
  • The Accessibility Committee functions as an advisory committee to the Office of Global Diversity and Inclusion as well as the 504/ADA Coordinator

2020-21 Committee Members

  • Lizzie Allen: Student
  • Jen Armbruster: Inclusive Recreation and Fitness Center Coordinator, Campus Recreation
  • Travis Block: Instructional Designer, Facilities and Property Management
  • Michele Bromley: IT Accessibility Coordinator, Office of Information Technology
  • Kim Burroughs: Student
  • Julie Caron: Associate Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion (Co-Chair)
  • Robin Castro: Student
  • Justin Coleman: Senior Instructor, American Sign Language
  • Jack Dorkey: Accessibility and Leaves Administrator, Human Resources
  • Jen Dugger: Director, Disability Resource Center (Co-Chair)
  • Lindsey Gibson: Associate Director for Housing Operations, University Housing and Residence Life
  • Kari Goin: UX Designer, Office of Academic Innovation
  • Gerald Gotschall: Lead Architect, Capital Projects and Construction
  • Yesenia Gutierrez: Director of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunities, Global Diversity and Inclusion
  • Jewls Griesmeyer Krentz: Access Counselor & Consultant, Disability Resource Center
  • Willie Halliburton: Chief, Campus Public Safety Office
  • Molly Kramer: Project Manager, Institute for Sustainable Solutions, Digital City Testbed Center
  • Ed Hill: Library Technology Manager, Millar Library
  • Sarah Kenney: Administrative Services Manager, Planning, Construction and Real Estate (Co-Chair)
  • Holly Lawson: Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education
  • Gregorio Luis Ramirez: Web Developer, University Communications
  • Adam Lutzow: Academic Scheduling Supervisor, Registrar's Office
  • Courtney Shiroma: Associate Director, University Housing and Residence Life
  • Caitlin Sweeney: Career Counselor, Advising and Career Services
  • Jerrod Thomas: Director, User Support Services, Office of Information Technology
  • Julie Wallis: Office Specialist, University Communications