Meet our team members
ADA Coordinator/504 Compliance Officer
Jamie Axelrod grew up in New York City and attended New York University where he earned a BA in Psychology. He earned his MS in Counseling at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
After graduating with his MS, Jamie began working as a mental health therapist in Valparaiso, Indiana before moving to Wyoming. In Wyoming, Jamie continued his work as a mental health therapist and pursued his passion for outdoor sports.
After 10 years at a community mental health center Jamie went to work for Protection and Advocacy Systems, Inc., a disability rights advocacy law firm. At Protection and Advocacy Systems, Jamie served as an advocate assisting individuals with disabilities with claims that their civil rights had been violated.
Jamie joined the Disability Resources team in August of 2007.
ElizaBeth Pifer is the Assistant Director and Assistive Technology Specialist at Disability Resources. She started her career in Rehabilitation Technology service delivery in Atlanta at Georgia Tech in 1985, and came to Northern Arizona University in 1995 to work as the Information Technology Specialist for the Arizona Technology Access Program, which was housed in Tucson, AZ at the time.
Before returning to Northern Arizona University in August of 2007, she worked for ten years as the Director of Rehabilitation Technology Services for a community based independent living and assistive technology resource center on the Navajo Nation.
ElizaBeth is a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Practitioner and a US Rehabilitation Certified Environmental Access Consultant. She received her undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and received her Master’s in Accessibility and Inclusive Design. In her free time she enjoys creating art, gardening, experimenting with solar cooking, and being walked by her two Mastiffs.
She joined the Disability Resources Team in August of 2007.
Christine Morrissette has made her home in Flagstaff for the past 20 years. She has two daughters who are Northern Arizona University graduates as well as herself. After working as a legal assistant for many years, she now enjoys working on the beautiful mountain campus, assisting students at Disability Resources.
Barbara Steen is a Disability Resources Specialist and works directly with students to assist them in receiving accommodations.
Barbara attended Northern Arizona University and earned her BS in Education. She received her MA in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona and is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor.
Barbara grew up in a military family and lived all over the United States and Asia. She moved to Flagstaff in 1983 and has lived here since. Barbara worked at the university for seven years as a Certified Rehabilitation Teacher for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She then took a position as a Rehabilitation Counselor with the State of Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration for nine years. Barbara returned to Northern Arizona University in November of 2009 to work at Disability Resources.
In her free time Barbara enjoys walking her dogs, reading, movies, and spending time with her family and friends.
Dorianne Pollack is a Disability Resources Specialist and works directly with students to assist them in receiving accommodations.
Dorianne received her BS in Speech and Hearing Sciences at Arizona
State University. She practiced as a speech/language pathologist for several
years before earning her classroom certification and Master’s degree in
Education from NAU. Dorianne taught in elementary school in urban Phoenix for
10 years. After earning her Administrative Certificate in Supervision and
Instruction, she worked as the principal in three different schools in Northern
Arizona. Dorianne returned to school to complete a Master’s Degree from U of A,
in Rehabilitation Counseling, worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor
for the state of Arizona and now enjoys her position as a Disability Resource
Specialist here at NAU.
Dorianne enjoys reading, laughing with friends and family, hiking and cooking. She treasures her family and her dogs.
Morgan Mason is the Program Coordinator for the Usable Materials Center and the Alternate Format Program. Prior to becoming the Program Coordinator, Morgan worked at Disability Resources as the AFP Student Team Lead while pursuing her bachelor's degree in criminal justice. She grew up in Glendale, Arizona and has followed in the footsteps of her older sister by attending NAU. Morgan decided to stay in Flagstaff to continue her education and start her career at Disability Resources. She enjoys the beautiful Flagstaff weather, spending free time with family and friends, and traveling.
Yvonne Campbell is Disability Resources Specialist and works directly with students to assist them in receiving accommodations. Yvonne graduated from NAU with Bachelor of Social work degree in 2013 and was able to work for DR as an undergraduate student during that time. This experience helped her grow as a professional and influenced her social work education. She went on to complete a Master of Social Work degree from ASU in 2014. After graduating from ASU she worked for CCC as a Disability Resources Specialist and continued to learn the value of serving students with disabilities. Yvonne grew up in Phoenix, Arizona and also attended graduate school there, but has called Flagstaff home ever since her freshman year at NAU in 2009. Yvonne loves Flagstaff and the opportunity to serve students with disabilities at the university level. In her free time she enjoys hiking, nature walking, bike riding, reading, drinking wine, trying new things, learning and having fun with her partner and friends.
Employee Accommodations Specialist
Todd Steen works directly with NAU employees
to assist them in receiving accommodations.
Todd attended Northern Arizona University and earned his BSW
in Social Work. He received his MA in
Special Education and Rehabilitation from the University of Arizona and is a
Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist (CVRT) and Certified Orientation and
Mobility Specialist (COMS).
Todd worked at NAU/IHD/Sensory Services for over ten years
as a Rehabilitation Teacher for the Blind and Visually Impaired. He then took a position as a Rehabilitation
Instruction Specialist, CVRT and COMS, with the Independent Living Blind
program within the State of Arizona Rehabilitation Services Administration. Todd returned to Northern Arizona University
in February of 2017 to start his new career at Disability Resources.
Nicholas Borsellino is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and received his bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Toledo. Nick started his career in the disability field by teaching at a private school for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). While at the school, Nick was inspired by one of his students who was utilizing a service dog to assist with his ASD. After teaching for four years, Nick decided to make a career change, and accepted an apprenticeship with a non-profit service dog training organization located in Columbia, South Carolina. For the next four years, he trained service dogs for people with disabilities. While employed at the service dog organization, Nick was also the program coordinator for the prison program that taught inmates how to raise and train service dogs. After moving to Flagstaff, Nick has found his new calling as the Testing Coordinator at Disability Resources. In his spare time, Nick enjoys going on hikes with his rescue dog Elly, watching sports, and traveling.