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Clark Howell Hall
825 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-8719 |

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Trisha Tonge Barefield

Associate Director of University Testing Services
114 Clark Howell Hall Athens, GA 30602 706.542.8719


Trisha began her work in the Disability Resource Center as an Alternative Media Production Assistant in 2012. In 2013, she accepted the role of Accommodated Testing Coordinator. Trisha took on the role of Associate Director in January 2020. She oversees the daily operation of University Testing Services, supervises accommodated testing, supports a small caseload of students, and supervises alternative text production.

Before joining the DRC, Trisha earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in English and History from Central Michigan University. She completed a Master’s degree from UGA’s Institute of Higher Education in May 2018 and is very interested in pursuing research related to disability and higher education.