Troy Balthazor, Director
Troy Balthazor, M.Ed., ACTCP, serves as Director for the Great Plains ADA Center. Troy has spent 15 years with the Center and the University of Missouri, providing training and education throughout the four-state region and nationally as a member of the ADA National Network. Troy guides the Great Plains ADA Center’s training, technical assistance, and research initiatives and works in tandem with the Knowledge Translation Center at the University of Washington to coordinate regional and national efforts and activities.
Troy has spent much of his career promoting the utilization of Universal Design in the built environment, the workplace, and the marketplace, his primary goal being the inclusion of all members of our diverse communities in the activities and environments everyone enjoys. Troy lives in Columbia, Missouri and enjoys fishing, hiking, hockey, second-rate cinema, and spending time with his wife and two wonderful children.