Staff Directory

Services for Students with Disabilities Staff

Picture of Jennie Johnson - Director

Jennie Johnson

Director - Works with students with all disabilities.

Picture of Carlos Diaz - Disability Management Specialist

Carlos Diaz

Disability Management Specialist (DMS) - Works with students with all disabilities in reviewing their documentation, engaging in the intake process, and setting up their academic accommodations.

Picture of Troy Polnitz - Disability Management Specialist

Troy Polnitz

Disability Management Specialist (DMS) - Works with students with all disabilities in reviewing their documentation, engaging in the intake process, and setting up their academic accommodations.

Picture of Rima Maldonado - Reading Services Alternate Media Coordinator

Rima Maldonado

Reading Services Alternate Media Coordinator - Coordinates the production of alternate format accommodations for textbooks and other instructional materials. Co-supervisor to Lab Technicians.

Picture of Robert Salinas - Assistive Technology Coordinator

Robert Salinas

Assistive Technology (AT) Coordinator - Conducts evaluation, training, installation, maintenance, and technical support of assistive and adaptive technology for students and coordinates Assistive Technology Lab services. Co-supervisor to Lab Technicians.

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OPEN

Testing Services Coordinator - Coordinates alternate testing accommodations. Supervisor to Testing Student Assistants.

Picture of Dianna Clayton - Lead Interpreter and Communications Coordinator

Dianna Clayton

Lead Interpreter and Communications Coordinator - Coordinates sign language interpreters, CART Services,  and communication accessibility for students and the campus community.

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Belen Vera

Accommodations Coordinator - Coordinates accessible furniture/ in class equipment, permanent and temporary SCOUT services, and note-taking accommodations for students.

Picture of Veronica Aguilar - SSD Program Assistant

Veronica Aguilar

SSD Program Assistant. Supervisor to Front Desk Student Assistants.

TRiO - Student Support Services -Disabilities Staff

Picture of Luis Flores- Program Coordinator

Luis Flores

Program Coordinator - Responsible for the organization, planning, implementation, continuous review, and analysis of the TRIO SSSD Grant.

Picture of Alondra Martinez - Interim Learning Specialist

Alondra Martinez

Interim Learning Specialist - Provides  learning strategies, counseling and academic support 

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Connie Vang

M.A.P.S. Peer Mentor Program Coordinator - A representative for Fresno State students with spectrum disorders and related challenges., working with DMS, Carlos Diaz. 

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Omar Espinoza

Peer Academic Coach - Provides one-on-one coaching sessions for students who wish to make improvements in order to help them reach their academic goals.

Picture of Faith Perez - TRiO Program Assistant

Faith Perez

TRiO Program Assistant