ADA/504 Coordinator & ODR Director
Maranda R. Maxey
As the ADA/504 Coordinator, Maranda Maxey is responsible for the oversight of institutional compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other relevant federal and state laws pertaining to individuals with disabilities.
As ODR Director, Maranda provides departmental leadership, oversight and strategic direction.
She serves as the primary contact for employees seeking accommodations within the workplace, physical and programmatic accessibility and handles concerns related to the provision of accommodations.
Maranda joined the ODR Team in 2004.
- Maggie DeWeese, Professional School Counseling Graduate Program
- Hannah Washko, Speech-Language Pathology Graduate Program
ODR graduate assistants primarily assist with test proctoring coordination, reception & appointment scheduling and office projects.
As an Assistant Director, Courtney determines eligibility for reasonable accommodations, assists students in identifying appropriate University resources/supports, serves as a consultant to faculty regarding the provision of approved accommodations.
Courtney serves as the primary contact for all Coordinated Services (interpreters, CART, etc.)
Courtney joined the ODR Team in 2009.
Heather J. Backus
As an Assistant Director, Heather determines eligibility for reasonable accommodations, assists students in identifying appropriate University resources/supports, serves as a consultant to faculty regarding the provision of approved accommodations.
Heather serves as the primary contact for Auxiliary Aid Loan, Alternate Format of Materials and supervisor for Test Proctoring.
Heather joined the ODR Team in 2014.
As the Administrative Assistant, Adriana is responsible coordinating the day-to-day operations for ODR. She acts as initial contact for ODR providing information regarding office processes related to requesting and utlizing accommodations. Adriana assists the office staff through workflow coordination, scheduling appointments, projects, management of departmental budget, and record keeping.
Adriana serves as the primary contact for prospective families/students.
Adriana joined the ODR Team in 2018.
Accessible Technology Consultant
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 serves at the primary contact for technical assistance and resources related to accessible content development software, hardware, databases, web resources, networks, mobile devices in relation to accessibility.
Matt joined the team in 2020.