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Aaron Distler

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Aaron attended the University of Central Florida, a large public institution, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Aaron continued his education at UCF obtaining his Master’s degree in mental health counseling and a certificate in marriage and family therapy. Throughout Aaron’s undergraduate and graduate careers, he gained a plethora of experiences within higher education including orientation, Greek life, student conduct, and housing and residence life. After graduation, Aaron received a job working at Stetson University, a small private liberal arts university, in DeLand, Florida, where Aaron oversaw the first-year residence halls. Aaron then transitioned into his current role at Stetson as the Associate Director of Academic Success and Accessibility. Aaron serves as the Section 504 coordinator for students establishing accommodations for students with disabilities. Aaron is also responsible for the success coaching program providing student support in the development of more global academic skills. Recently, Aaron chaired the university’s animal policy committee comprised of various campus stakeholders. The animal policy was officially implemented during the 2016-17 academic year.