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Disability Staff

Director Jamie McCrary

Director: Jamie McCrary

Mr. McCrary came to APSU in January 2016 as the Director of Student Disability Resource Center after serving for five years as a vocational rehabilitation counselor with the state of Tennessee.  Originally from Georgia, Jamie has worked in the Student Disability Resource Center Field for over 10 years in Florida, Georgia & Texas in addition to Tennessee.   

Jamie McCrary received his Bachelors of Science Degree from Florida State University in 2005 and his Master’s in Counseling Degree for the University of Houston – Clear Lake in 2009.  Jamie enjoys following ACC sports, singing & volunteering at First Baptist Church Clarksville.


Associate Director: Yen T. Hoyt

Ms. Hoyt has lived in Clarksville, TN since 1976 and was considered as a “military brat” due to her father being stationed at the Screaming Eagles 101st Airborne Division at Ft. Campbell Army base.  She comes from the Department of Human Services of the State of Tennessee with experience in Vocational Rehabilitation and Pre-Employment Transition Services.  She graduated from A.P.S.U. with a B.S. Degree in Public Management and a concentration in Sociology. She obtained her M.A. Ed Degree in School Counseling at Murray State University.   She enjoys quality time with family. 


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Adaptive Technology Coordinator: David Sanford

Mr. Sanford a United States Army Veteran has been with the university since 2013. He received his  Bachelors of Fine Arts ( B.F.A.) from The Art Institute of Tennessee  and  Masters of Curriculum and Instruction Technology from Austin  Peay State University. Mr. Sanford joined the SDRC staff in August 2015.


Dustie Lampman Administrative Assistant II 

Administrative Assistant II: Dustie Lynn Boxx 

Ms. Boxx  joined the Office of Student Disability Resource Center in 2014.


Accommodation Coordinator: Elitha Johnson

Ms. Johnson obtained her Bachelors of Science in Social Work at Austin Peay State University in 2009.

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  • Grace Ramsey 
  • Blessing Jator 
  • Kaira Torres

  • Savannah Turner



Grad Asst


Grace Moore 

Grace received her Bachelor’s of Science degree from Austin Peay in 2022. As an undergraduate student, she was a part of the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. Now, she is pursuing a master’s degree in the Speech-Language Pathology program! Grace looks forward to enriching her passion as an advocate for those with disabilities while working at the SDRC! She is also very excited to get to know our students in our office and around campus.