Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter Advisory Council
To facilitate student success, the Eileen Hoffman Hafter UMatter program seeks leaders within USF and the community to serve in an advisory capacity to guide the UMatter program implementation and innovation.
The Advisory Council for the Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter program includes representation from an array of USF departments and local community stakeholders. Advisory Council members serve as ambassadors for the students enrolled in the UMatter program through their role on campus or in the community.
We recognize Advisory Council member’s ability to facilitate connections and spread awareness of the Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter program. Advisory Council members also engage with the Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter leadership team to brainstorm processes and procedures to ensure support for students with intellectual disabilities through the UMatter Program.
|Susan Conza||Principal||Morning Star School|
|Dr. Jacob Diaz||Regional Assistant Vice Chancellor of Student Success and Dean of Students||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Dr. Cece Edwards||Assistant Director, Debbie Nye Sembler Student Success Center||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Dr. Andy Hafer||Chair, Business Advisory Board
||USF Alumnus; Local Business Owner|
|Eileen Hafer||USF College of Education Alumnus||Former Educator|
|David Hendry||Chief of Police||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Dr. Timothy Henkel||Director, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (CITL)||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Chantal Jimenez||Unit Supervisor||Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)|
|Katia Roussos||High School ESE Specialist||Pinellas County Schools|
|Susan Kimbrough||Director, Housing and Residential Education||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Tosha Littles||Parent Support Network Project, Director||Family Network on Disabilities|
|Lynn Lynch||Associate Registrar||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Dr. Michelle Madden||Campus Diversity, Inclusion & Equity Officer||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Dr. Anita Sahgal||Student Accessibility Services and Wellness Center, Director||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Heather Willis||Financial Aid Advisor – Scholarships & Federal Work Study||USF St. Petersburg campus|
|Laura Zuppo||Regional Assistant Vice, USF Chancellor of Student Success – Enrollment & Transitions||USF St. Petersburg campus|
Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter Business Advisory Council
The Business Advisory Council of the Eileen Hoffman Hafer UMatter program is comprised of business leaders who are interested in furthering various abilities in the workplace. The responsibility of the Council is to:
- Ideate on job roles and career paths specifically designed for students in UMatter
- Influence curriculum and training for preparing students in UMatter for identified career tracks
- Offer job shadowing, internships and job opportunities in their workplaces for students in UMatter
- Spread awareness of the UMatter program and the value of including people with disabilities in their workplace philosophies.
|Andy Hafer||Chairman||UMatter Business Advisory Council|
|Brian Deming||Chairman||United Way Suncoast|
|Geoffrey Simon||Senior Vice President||Raymond James|
|Heather Williams||Director of Strategic Initiatives||Ellipse Solutions|
|Jeffrey Marple||Corporate||Rooms to Go|
|Jody Haneke||CEO||Haneke Design|
|Marc Blumenthal||General Partner||Florida Funders|
|Matt Mullarkey||Director||USF Muma College of Business|
|Paul Alley||Director of Strategic Alliances||AppSpace|
|Paul Harris||CEO||DCE Productions|
|Thomas Plumer||VP Sales||TD Synnex|
|Tony Dibenedetto||Founder||Think Big For Kids|
For more information regarding the Advisory Council and the Business Advisory Council, please contact us.