Lisa McGill, Director
CU Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus, CU South Denver
Lisa, the Director of our office, oversees all aspects for Disability Resources & Services. This includes the provision of accommodations for qualified students with disabilities, referrals to campus and community resources, advocacy and assistance in addressing any attitudinal and/or physical barriers.
Lisa has a Master's Degree in Counseling from Oakland University and is a nationally certified counselor. Prior to working in higher education, she worked in both in-patient and out-patient psychiatric settings. She has worked in higher education and specifically the field of disability resources & services approximately 20 years.
Lisa is the Past-chairperson of the Board of Directors for Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic and is the past National Coordinator of the Disability Concerns Knowledge Community for NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.
Elizabeth Danaceau, Coordinator
Elizabeth is a part-time Coordinator for the office of Disability Resources and Services since August, 2010.Her responsibilities include meeting with students to determine eligibility for accommodations, facilitating accommodations between faculty and student and making referrals to appropriate resources specific to student’s needs.
Elizabeth is the Veteran Liaison for our office and works directly with the Office of Veteran Student Services (OVSS) to streamline coordination of accommodations for veteran students with disabilities.
Elizabeth graduated from the University of Colorado Denver, Counseling Psychology Counselor Education program in May 2000. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor by the State of Colorado and is a National Certified Counselor. Elizabeth began working at Auraria Higher Education Center upon her graduation from CU Denver in May, 2000. Elizabeth’s background includes operating a private counseling practice for 5 years serving young adults with depression and anxiety as well as relationship issues.As an alumna of CU Denver, Elizabeth is proud to represent the University and feels privileged to continue serving the student population CU Denver Disability Resources and Services.