A Past-President of the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD), Jean Ashmore served on the AHEAD board of directors for over eight years. Prior to being elected to the AHEAD board of directors, Ashmore was President of AHEAD in Texas. She continues to serve AHEAD as an association representative to the Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS). Ashmore is emeritus director of disability services from Rice University in Houston, Texas where she began the university’s department and was a lecturer in the Special Education department. Ashmore is an experienced instructor, disability program reviewer, and frequent conference presenter.