AUCD Network Directory

UCEDD Program:
Institute for Disability Studies: Mississippi's UCEDD
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Drive #5163
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
Main Phone:  601-266-5163
Toll Free Number:  888-671-0051
Main Fax:  601-266-5114
TTY:  888-671-0051
Main Email:
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Position Name Phone Email
Acting UCEDD Director Rebekah Young, PhD 601-266-5388
Associate UCEDD Director Jerry R. Alliston, Ph.D. 601-266-5979
Lead Administrative Staff
Executive Assistant for Business and Finance William Tala, BS 601-266-5739
Executive Assistant for Technology Rich Baker, MS 601-266-6288
Management Assistant for Program Services Bruce Smith, MA 601-432-6876
Office Manager Chandra Harper 601-266-5030
Primary Activity Coordinators
Data Mina Li, MD, MS, PhD, CSM 601-432-6876
Information/Dissemination Alma Ellis, BS 601-432-6975
Specialty Resource Contacts
Early Childhood Inclusion and Education Alicia Westbrook, Ph.D. 601-266-6425
Housing Cassie Hicks, MS Economic Development 601-266-6038
Transition to Adulthood including Employment and Education Jerry R. Alliston, Ph.D. 601-266-5979
Wellness including Health and Recreation Rebekah Young, PhD 601-266-5388
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts
AmeriCorps Program Specialist Sylvester Crosby 601-266-5030
Associate Coordinator for Housing Services Heather Steele, BS 601-266-4097
Coordinator for Volunteer and Transition Employment Services Jin Joo Crosby, MBA 601-266-5163
Early Intervention Administrative Assistant Rebecca McKeehan, B.S. 601-266-4745
Early Intervention Coordinator and Family Navigator Leslie LaVergne, Ph.D. 601-266-6225
Early Intervention Family Navigator Jessica Fielder, BS 601-432-6891
Early Intervention Family Navigator Julie Norman, BS 601-266-6736
Early Intervention Specialist Kristie Bowlin, MS 601-266-5163
Early Intervention Specialist Nicole Briceno, MS 601-266-6983
Early Intervention Specialist Shelley Ezelle, MS 601-432-6179
Early Intervention Specialist Stephanie Farris, MS 601-540-5224
Early Intervention Specialist Angel Greer, MS 601-266-4830
Early Intervention Specialist Julianna Lieb, MS 601-266-4852
Early Intervention Specialist Alice McGowan, Ed.D 601-432-6261
Housing Case Manager DeMetra Bates, MSW 601-266-5853
Housing Case Manager Tracy Coleman, BA 601-266-5627
Housing Case Manager Tanya Smith, MS 601-266-6063
Management & Volunteer Services Program Specialist Devin Bellman, BS 228-214-3301
Parent Liaison Keishawna Smith 601-432-6929
Recreational Therapist Tyler Edwards, BS 228-214-3327
Self-Advocacy Coordinator Taylor Carley 601-266-4763
Wounded Warrior Support Specialist Taylor Foster, BS 601-395-6306
Last updated: 04/02/2018 04:07 PM