The Office of Institutional Compliance and Ethics announced Mike Gibson will be the university’s new deputy ADA coordinator for digital accessibility effective March 6, 2023.
Gibson will be responsible for leading the university’s digital accessibility compliance efforts by providing advice to campus on digital access strategies, reporting and training. He will lead the evaluation of high-risk digital information and services being developed, implemented or considered for purchase on campus. Gibson brings over 15 years of experience working for the Boise State Educational Access Center and has experience designing and implementing technology training and solutions for individuals with disabilities, including expertise in the university’s obligations under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the ADA.
Gibson received a Bachelor of Science in Social Science and Public Affairs from Boise State University . He has also served in board member and officer roles for the Idaho Bureau of Educational Services for the Deaf and Blind, the Idaho Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, the Colorado Center for the Blind, the National Federation of the Blind of Idaho, the Treasure Valley and Canyon County Chapters for the National Federation of the Blind in Idaho, the Idaho Partnership in Higher Education and Disability and the Colorado Housing Assistance Corporation. He also earned an Assistive Technology Assessment Certificate from California State University at Northridge.