Board of Directors

The Board of Directors sets AHEAD’s direction and provides oversight for all Association activities. The Board is composed of elected officers and a combination of elected and appointed Directors.

image of Jamie Axelrod
AHEAD President
Northern Arizona University
Disability Resources
PO Box 5633
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5633
image of Katy Washington
AHEAD Secretary
University of North Texas
Director, Office of Disability Accommodation
Sage Hall Suite 167
Denton, TX 76203
image Amanda Kraus
AHEAD Director at Large
Associate Director, Disability Resources
Assistant Professor of Practice, Higher Education
University of Arizona
image of Lisa Meeks
AHEAD Director at Large
University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Family Medicine
image of Darshan Shah
AHEAD Director at Large
Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave.
Madison, NJ 07940
image of Michelle Rigler
AHEAD Director at Large
The University of Tennessee Chattanooga
108-A University Center, Dept 2953
Chattanooga, TN 37403
image of Gaeir Dietrich
AHEAD Treasurer
High Tech Center Training Unit
21050 McClellan Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014
image of Kristie Orr
AHEAD President - Elect
Texas A&M University
Department of Disability Services Cain Hall, Room B118
College Station, TX 77843
image of Paul Grossman
AHEAD Director at Large
Hastings College of Law
image of Donna Johnson
AHEAD Director at Large
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Disability Resource Center
170 McNamara Center
200 Oak Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
image of Adam Meyer
AHEAD Director at Large
University of Central Florida
Student Accessibility Services
4000 Central Florida Boulevard,
Ferrell Commons 185
Orlando, FL 32816
image of Linda Nissenbaum
AHEAD Director at Large
Manager, Access Office
St. Louis Community College- Meramec Campus
11333 Big Bend Blvd. Adm. Bldg. Rm. 120
St. Louis, MO. 63122
Stephan J. Smith
AHEAD Executive Director
8015 West Kenton Circle, Suite 230
Huntersville, NC 28078
image of Adam Crawford
AHEAD Director at Large
The Ohio State University
Office of Student Life’s Disability Services
098 Baker Hall / 113 W. 12th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210
Lance Alexis
AHEAD Director at Large
Middle Tennessee State University
1301 E Main Street, Box 7
Murfreesboro, TN 37132
image of Chester Goad
AHEAD Director at Large
Tennessee Technological University
Disability Services
PO Box 5091
Cookeville, TN 38505
image of Jen Dugger
AHEAD Director at Large
Portland State University
Disability Resource Center
DRC, PO Box 751,
Portland, OR 97207