Disability Services Committee
The Disability Services Committee focuses on issues related to disability services and accessibility on SUNY campuses. The committee coordinates and participates in advocacy initiatives to ensure adequate resources, accommodations, and services are available to students with disabilities.
Chair of Disability Services, firstname.lastname@example.org
Emma is a 21-year-old from Frankfort, NY. She has an associate degree in human services from Herkimer College. In addition to the SUNY Student Assembly, Emma is serving as president for the student government at SUNY Poly Utica. Currently, Emma is a community and behavioral health major and psychology minor. She also works at Upstate Cerebral Palsy, supporting individuals with various disabilities. Emma’s ultimate goal is to obtain a Ph.D., to continue working within the higher education system.
Hobbies: Reading, spending time with friends, and painting
Favorite quote: "To make a difference in someone's life, you don't have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care."
Members of the
Disability Services Committee:
Representative Jahad Hoyte
Representative Amanda VanHorn
Representative Yamilex Taveras
Representative Richard Caldicott
Natalie McIntyre, SUNY Oneonta
Sanita Hadziahmetovic, SUNY Polytechnic Institute
Allison Rusinski, University at Buffalo
Corey Sidney, Buffalo State
Isabella Musachio, University at Buffalo
Kayla Watson, University at Albany
Jasmine LaRocca, Alfred State College
Ashley Alvarado, SUNY Old Westbury
Florence Wolf, Alfred State College
Elizabeth Stippell, University at Buffalo
Initiatives of the committee:
Check out the blog article that University at Buffalo student Georgia Hulbert wrote about her experience at the NYS Disability Services Council 2019 Conference.
Check out the blog article that Acting Chair Vanderwerken wrote on disability services throughout the SUNY system.