Council on Disability

Reports to the President

Purpose: Through collaboration in an advisory capacity, the Council advances a system-wide understanding by: 1) Advancing the perception of people with disabilities as a valued and integral part of campus diversity; 2) Advising University leaders regarding disability and how it intersects with policies, practices, programs and facilities; 3) Recommending priorities and initiatives to enhance the full participation of those with disabilities; and, 4) Promoting the benefits of universal design to create welcoming, inclusive, usable learning environments at Missouri State University.

Melissa Berry, Chair and Director, Institutional Equity and Compliance
Steve Capps, Director for Learning Diagnostic Center
Sara Clark, Director of Web Strategy and Development
Jennifer Cox, Assistant to the Vice President for Administrative Services
Chris Craig, Deputy Provost
Rachelle Darabi, Associate Provost for Student Development and Public Affairs
Kristeena Laroue, Associate Director for Disability Resource Center
Justin Lozano, Director for Disability Resource Center
Theresa McCoy, Director, Computer Services
Jeff Mitchell, Assistant General Counsel
Eric Nelson, Professor, HIS
Brenda Polyard, Director of University/Community Programs at West Plains
Priscilla Skeeter, Course Materials Manager, Bookstore
Lauren Webster, Associate Director, Planning, Design and Construction
Mike Wills, Director, Procurement Services

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