Liaison Committee for Students with Disabilities


The purpose of the Liaison Committee for Students with Disabilities is to:

  • Advocate for persons with disabilities in all campus issues

  • Recommend appropriate changes or modifications in policies, procedures, and services

  • Assist with outreach to the campus community

  • Identify and promote professional development needs of University staff to facilitate successful learning opportunities

  • Support awareness activities to benefit students with disabilities

  • Develop and monitor strategies for improving physical access to the University campus

  • Identify resources, support and systems available to students with disabilities

  • Discuss assistive technologies, electronic resources and Web access issues

The Liaison Committee for Students with Disabilities is comprised of faculty, students and administrative staff at Ferris State University.

2015-16 Committee Membership

Alexander, Julie, Chair, Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services

Behler, Tom, Social Sciences
Breitenwischer, Ann, FLITE
Davis, Nina, Retention and Student Success
Dickman, Kim, Educational Counseling and Disabilities Services
Eichenberg, Mark, Physical Plant
Gardei, Jody, Staff Center for Training and Development
GreenBay, Karen, SCHOLAR Program
Gwisdala, Brittany, Student Representative
Halm, Ted, Web Content Manager
Maciejewski, Andresa, College of Education and Human Services
Morris, Susan, Humanities
Moulter, Denise, Extended and International Operations
Olovson, Matthew, General Counsel
Richmond, Chris, Counseling Center
Steadman, Katie, Student Representative
Strohkirch, Joe, Information Technology
Van Ness, Kathryn, Residence Life
Walters, Rita, Social Sciences
Wirth, Tim, Grounds Supervisor

The Liaison Committee for Students with Disabilities serves in an advisory capacity and does not make policy, procedures, or regulations for students at Ferris State University.