About the Team

Associate Director of Disability Resources

Andrew LailAndrew Lail Ph.D.

As the Associate Director,  Andrew assists in providing leadership and oversight within the office. Andrew oversees the interactive process and evaluation of requests for accommodations and coordination of approved academic adjustments, auxiliary aids & services with appropriate University personnel to maintain compliance with Section 504 and the ADA.  

Andrew is responsible for reviewing requests for accommodations and evaluating disability documentation, determining eligibility of accommodations and access needs. Andrew also serves as a consultant to campus regarding visitor accommodations, the provision of approved accommodations, program, facility and course accessibility and inclusion for individuals with disabilities.

Andrew began working at App State in 2020 and joined the ODR Team in 2023.




 
 
 

Assistant Director: Accessible Technology & Digital Accessibility

MS 200Matt Sauthoff

As the Assistant Director for Accessible Technology & Digital Accessibility, Matt provides the University with leadership, education, training, and resources to promote and ensure the accessibility of web-based resources, content development, and learning technologies, etc. Matt provides primary oversight for alternate format accommodations, assistive technologies and ODR review of IT acquisitions.

Matt is responsible for reviewing requests for accommodations and evaluating disability documentation, determining eligibility for accommodations and access needs, assists individuals in identifying appropriate University resources/supports. Matt serves as a consultant to campus regarding digital, content accessibility and resources, the provision of approved accommodations and the inclusion for individuals with disabilities.

Matt joined the ODR Team in 2020.

 
 
 
 
 

Assistant Director of Disability Resources

Ellen BunnEllen Bunn

The Assistant Director of Disability Resources is responsible for reviewing student requests for accommodations and evaluating disability documentation, determining eligibility of accommodations and access needs, assisting individuals in identifying appropriate University resources/supports. This position also serves as a consultant to faculty regarding the provision of approved accommodations.

Ellen also coordinates ODR's outreach and education efforts across campus.

Ellen joined the ODR Team in 2021.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Access Consultant

Christina DayChristina Day

This position is responsible for reviewing student requests for accommodations and evaluating disability documentation, determining eligibility of accommodations and access needs, assisting individuals in identifying appropriate University resources/supports. This position works directly with students, staff and faculty to understand and implement appropriate accommodations.

Christina joined the ODR team in 2023.






Access Consultant, Hickory Campus

Jennifer Davis

This position is responsible for reviewing student requests for accommodations and evaluating disability documentation, determining eligibility of accommodations and access needs, assisting individuals in identifying appropriate University resources/supports. This position works directly with students, staff and faculty to understand and implement appropriate accommodations. Jennifer serves as the main point of contact for the Office of Access and Equity: Disability Resources on the App State Hickory campus.

Jennifer joined the ODR team in 2024.


Office Manager

Emily Trivette

As the Office Manager,  Emily works directly with our students, staff and faculty on campus to manage the day to day operations of the office. Emily serves as one of the main points of contact and works to ensure the administrative aspect of ODR runs efficently. 

Emily joined the ODR Team in 2024.

Disability Resource Coordinator

Chayyim Holtkamp

As the Disability Resource Coordinator,  Chayyim works directly with our students to manage the day to day tasks of the office. Chayyim runs our Testing Center and aids in the coordination of disability related accommodations on campus. 

Chayyim joined the ODR Team in 2024.


Graduate Assistants

Test Proctoring Coordinators

Currently accepting applications! Please visit the Graduate School website for more information.