Digital Accessibility Committee

CHARGE

To align campus activities and practices with national digital accessibility laws, regulations and recommended practices by:

  • advising the EITA Coordinator on issues regarding campus policies and procedures addressing digital accessibility,
  • supporting the development of strategies to improve digital accessibility,
  • monitoring developments in information and communication technology, assertive technology, and their interactions,
  • assessing the University’s progress in the area of digital accessibility,
  • advocating for accessible technology at the University of Montana,
  • reporting annually to Faculty, Staff and IT Senates.

 This committee works closely with the university’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Team. The EITA Coordinator will serve as an ex-officio on the ADA/504 Committee.

CABINET OVERSIGHT  

Matt Riley, Chief Information Officer

CHAIR

Janet Sedgley, EITA Coordinator

SECRETARY

Brenda Miller, ATS Staff (2018)

STAFF

Disability Services for Students (One; two-year term)

Mika Watanabe (2018)

Librarian (One; three-year term)

Teressa Kennan (2019)

Library Technology & Systems Services (One; four-year term)

John Greer (2020)

Student Affairs Information Technology (One; three-year term)

Dan Bowling (2019)

Tech Partners (or general campus IT) (One; two-year term)

VACANT (2019)

UMOnline Accessibility Specialist (One; four-year term)

Marlene Zentz (2020)

FACULTY (Two; two-year terms)

Nikolaus Vonnessen (2018)

Morgen Alwell (2020)

STUDENT

Alliance for Disability and Students at the University of Montana (One; one-year term)

VACANT (2017)

Associated Students at the University of Montana (One; one-year term)

VACANT (2017)

Updated June 26, 2017