Leadership Award

The CDAD Leadership Award honors faculty, staff, students, departments, organizations or community members who have made outstanding contributions to the disability community at NAU. Only faculty, staff, and students may make nominations. The awardees are announced and honored at the President's Annual Diversity Awards Dinner. If you know someone deserving of this award, please complete the nomination form. Winners will be notified in mid-March.

2017 Recipients

Jody Bartz, Assistant Professor of Practice, College of Education

Erin Stam, Director of Parking and Shuttle Services

Kaitlyn Roy, Student and Treasurer of NAU 4 All

Desiree Bruno, Student and President of NAU 4 All

Past Leadership Award Winners

2016
  • Teresa Haven, Accessibility Analyst, Equity and Access Office
  • Kathy Mahosky, Program Manager, Institute for Human Development
  • Agnes Drogi, Director, Facility Services
2015
  • Matthew Wangeman, Instructor, Institute for Human Development
  • TASH @ NAU
  • NAU Recreation Services
  • Akaylah Jaeke, Coordinator, Recreation Services 
2014
  • Caitlin Turner, Student, President of NAU 4 All
  • Lauren Copeland-Glenn, Coordinator, Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity
  • Institute for Human Development
  • Personalized Learning
2013
  • Beth Pifer, Disability Resources
  • Robert Young, Student and President of NAU 4 All
  • Geographic Sciences and Community Planning Program
2012
  • Dr. Susan Smiley, Adjunct Faculty, Anthropology
  • Kristen Garcia, Facilities Services
  • Carolyn Carr, Facilities Services
  • Facilities Services Department
2011
  • Marketing Department
  • Jamie Axelrod, Director, Disability Services
  • Matthew Minister, e-Learning Center
2010
  • Sarah True, Student, Biological Sciences
  • John Campbell, Director, ITS
  • Tex Byars and Ralph Padilla, Grounds Crew
2009
  • Jennifer Tsonis, Student Services Coordinator, College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences
  • Dr. David Scott, Professor and Chair, College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences
  • Dr. Kristen Waring, Assistant Professor, College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences
  • The School of Forestry
2008
  • Heath Hudson, Student, Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Jane E. Mulrooney, Director, Disability Resources
  • Dr. Richard W. Carroll, Director, Institute for Human Development
  • Learning Assistance Centers of Northern Arizona University
2007
  • Kamran Mousavi, Student, Parks and Recreation Management
  • Christopher Lanterman, Lecturer, College of Education
  • Dr. Susan Marks, Associate Professor, College of Education