About LAND

Membership

LAND is open to all Harper College faculty, administrators and staff who identify as having a disability and/or those who require accommodations at Harper for access.  The focus for participants is what we each can bring to this campus regardless of disability, whether it be visible or invisible in nature. If you are interested in being a member of LAND, please send an email to LAND@harpercollege.edu and you will be sent a membership form via email.

Executive Board

Chair
Marcie Sacks Botto, Counselor, Access and Disability Services (ADS)

Budget
Nannette Nefczyk, Security and Business Continuity Analyst, Information Technology, Client Services

Secretary
James Vitullo, Writing Center Lead Tutor, Harper College Writing Center

Webmaster
Nan Nefczyk, Security and Business Continuity Analyst, Information Technology, Client Services

Frequently Asked Questions

How will membership in LAND benefit me?

  • Provide the opportunity to network with other members of LAND
  • Provide education and information which will enhance access to our Harper community.
  • Come together in unity to amplify our voices and promote solidarity

I rarely disclose my disability, will my membership be confidential?

Your membership in LAND can be strictly confidential.  Meeting notes are not shared publicly and names are only placed on the website by the permission of our members.

What is an invisible disability?

An invisible disability may not be clearly apparent to others, but physical or mental disabilities which significantly impact one or more major life activities are certainly very real to the individual. This link gives a partial list of invisible disabilities. https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/types/invisible/