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Mary Ellen Heiner

Coordinator of Programs SR

Mary Ellen Heiner has been working at the Center for Persons with Disabilities (CPD) at USU since July of 1984. She provides administrative support to the staff for the Research and Training (RaT) Division of the CPD. She serves as the Sr. Staff Assisant for the Division as well as the office manager and onsite contact person for questions and answers regarding the general operation of the RaT Division. Mary Ellen is an instructor for the Interdisciplinary Disability Awareness and Servie Learning (IDASL) class and the Social Power, Privilege, and Difference online class. In 2018 she became the Proposal Development Coordinator for the CPD. Some of Mary Ellen's main responsibilities include preparing budgets for proposals submitted to state and federal funding agencies, editing and formating manuscripts for submission to journals and other publication outlets, conference organization/management, and other managerial responsibilities as requested.