John began working at Grinnell College in July of 2017. John received a Master’s Degree from the University of South Dakota and a Specialist Degree from the University of South Dakota while working in Student Disability Resources. John has been the Disability Coordinator for two prior state schools, working in the field of disability resources since 1997. John's most recent school was Iowa State University where John served as the Assistant Director for Student Disability Resources. While working at the prior institutions John worked closely with Student Assistance, Orientation, and Academic Success. John is excited to now be part of the Grinnell College Community as the Coordinator of Student Disability Resources and working in Academic Advising.
As the Coordinator for Disability Resources, John is the primary point of contact for students with disabilities seeking accommodations.