Disability Access and Compliance Committee

The Committee focuses on campus-specific issues relating to compliance with Executive Order 926 (or its successors) and Coded Memorandum Academic Affairs 2014-08, and applicable federal and state laws and regulations.  The committee is charged with reviewing and advising on issues relating to the following:

  • Discuss, monitor, and evaluate campus- specific issues relating to compliance with the ADA.
  • Discuss, monitor and advise campus-specific issues relating to services to students with disabilities to assist in the evaluation of current campus policies and procedures relating to students with disabilities and to develop plans and recommend priorities relating to programs and services for students with disabilities.

Specifics of the Committee's charge are detailed in the UNIVERSITY POLICIES: Committees and Councils section of the Policy File.


This Committee has a membership of 16:

Ex-officio members (12):

  • Provost or designee
  • President, or designee
  • Director, Contract & Procurement Management
  • Director, Office of Employee Relations & Compliance
  • Vice President for Information Technology or designee
  • Vice President for Student Affairs & Campus Diversity or designee
  • Director, Center for Human Resources or designee
  • Vice President for Business & Financial Affairs or designee (co-chair)
  • Chief of Police or designee
  • Global Campus
  • Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning & Operations or designee
  • Director, Student Ability Success Center (co-chair)

Appointed members (4):

  • one faculty member selected by the University Senate
  • two students selected by Associated Students
    • (one graduate, one undergraduate)
  • one staff member selected by the Staff Affairs Committee 
    • with concurrence of the University Senate
Major Academic Unit or Ex Officio Position

Name (*Senator)

Term Ends

Appt. Date


Provost Ochoa, Hector AA
Office of the President TBD PRESIDENT'S OFFICE
Director: Contract & Procurement Management Ford, Tami PROCUREMENT
Director: Employee Relations & Compliance (OERC) Bendinelli, Heather EMPLOYEE RELATIONS & COMPLIANCE
VP: Information Technology / CIO (or designee)
Baker, Rahim
(designee for Jerry Sheehan)
VP: Student Affairs & Campus Diversity (or designee)
Dooley, Andrea
(designee for J. Luke Wood)
Director: Human Resources (or designee) Harpole, Thom HR
VP: BFA Administration (Co-Chair)
Rentto, Jessica (Co-Chair)
(designee for Agnes Wong Nickerson)
Chief of Police (or designee) Richeson, Debbie* PUBLIC SAFETY
Global Campus TBD GC
AVP: Facilities Planning & Operations Schulz, Robert BFA
Director: Student Ability Success Center (Co-Chair) Aros, Erica (co-chair) SASC
Faculty – Open Degeneffe, Charles* May-22 Aug-16 ARPE
Staff Representative Rizzo, Jon May-22 Dec-13 ITS
Student Representative Alexander, Meena May-22 Jun-21
Graduate Student Representative Moreno Jr, Johnny May-22 Jun-21
Day Tuesday
Time 1:00 pm — 2:00 pm
Frequency Second Tuesday of the month
Modality via Zoom

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