Save the Date - Candidates for Director of SSD

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Save the Date - Candidates for Director of SSD

Postby kvong » Mon Jul 25, 2016 10:43 am


You are cordially invited to meet the
Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management’s candidates for
Director of Services for Students with Disabilities

Campus Community – 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.,
University Business Center, PB191 (Alice Peters Auditorium)

* If special accommodations are needed, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management, 559.278.2541, before August 1st.

Elizabeth Peisner, Ed.D
August 8, 2016 (Monday)


  • Doctor of Education, Higher Education Administration concentration, Dissertation Topic: The Internationalization of Experiential Learning for Deaf and Hard of Hearing College Students: A Case Study of Accessibility and Globalization (Peisner, 2011); University of Southern California; 2011
  • Master of Science - Counseling, Educational Counseling - Student Affairs concentration; California State University, Bakersfield; 2016
  • Master of Public Administration, Thesis Topic: Leadership, Motivation, and Student Development Theory: Three Key Elements of a Successful University (Peisner, 2004); California State University, Northridge; 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts - Political Science/International Relations; California State University, Northridge; 2001

Professional Experience

  • Success Through Access; Director of Student Services and Higher Education Initiatives; August 2013-Present
  • Bakersfield College; Interim Director of Student Life (Temporary Contract); December 2013-July 2014
  • The Art Institute of California – Inland Empire; Associate Dean of Academic Affairs; January 2012-October 2013

Rosemary R. Wanis
August 10, 2016 (Wednesday)


  • Master of Social Work, Master of Administration & Supervision; Gallaudet University; 1998
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology; California Baptist College; 1996
Professional Experience
  • Full-Time Lecturer; California State University, Fresno; January 2007-Present
  • Grant Project Coordinator; California State University, Fresno; January 2009-Present
  • Executive Director, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center; Fresno; December 2000-August 2007

Jeanette Johnson
August 11, 2016 (Thursday)


  • Master of Science: Rehabilitation Counseling; California State University, Fresno; 2004
  • Bachelor of Science: Child Development; California State University, Fresno; 2002

Certifications: Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, 2004; Certified Rehabilitation Counselor – expires 2019 and California State University, Fresno Victim
Services Certificate; 2001

Professional Experience

  • Interim Director of Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD); California State University, Fresno; April 2016-Present
  • Disability Management Specialist – Lead, SSD; California State University, Fresno; April 2008-April 2016 (Interim Disabilities Management Specialist, SSD; October 2007-April 2008)
  • Testing/Reading Accommodations Coordinator, SSD; California State University, Fresno; January 2006-April 2008

Fresno State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please call 559.278.2541 in advance of your participation or visit.
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