Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Team


To monitor University facilities, programs, policies, plans, and activities to assure the identification, prevention, and elimination of physical and/or programmatic barriers that interfere with faculty, staff, and student access to and benefit from University programs, facilities, and resources. The ADA Team serves as the ADA Coordinator for the University.


Bernadine Gantert, Disability Services for Students

Kate Duran, Legal Counsel


Greta Bates, Disability Services for Students

FACULTY (Three; Three-year terms)

Jennifer Closson, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences (2021)

James Laskin, Physical Therapy (2021)

Meg Traci, Public & Community Health (2023)

STAFF (Three; Three-year terms)

Dan Bowling, Student Affairs IT (2018)

Raina Witherite, Registrar's Office (2020)


STUDENTS (Three; two-year terms)

Emma Kiefer (2021)

Paul Tran (2021)

Christian Pfeifer (2021)


Administration and Finance (One; Three-year term)


Research and Creative Scholarship (One; Three-year term)

Michele Wheeler, Environmental Health & Risk Management (2021)

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs (One; Three-year term)

Hillary Stowell, Director of Academic Fiscal Affairs (2019)

Student Affairs (One; Three-year term)

Adrianne Donald, Director, University Center (2019)

Housing (One; Three-year term)

Melissa Neidigh, Associate Director of Operations


Kathy Garramone, EITA Coordinator

Terri Phillips, Director, Human Resource Services

Kevin Krebsbach, Director, Facilities Services

Amy Capolupo, Director, Disability Services for Students

Marlene Zentz, Senior Instructional Designer/Accessibility Specialist, UMOnline

Updated September 11, 2020