Michael Hoggatt, MS, MPA, PhD

Mike is the President of the Disability Ministry Conference.

He holds Masters in both Special Education and Public Policy as well a Ph.D. in Higher Education Policy with an emphasis in Disability Policy. His work has received various awards including Saddleback College's 2017 President's Award for Innovation and Leadership and 2019's Professor of the Year. His work on disability policy as well as the intersection of faith and disabilities has been published in various outlets including The Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability, The Community College Review, The Community College Journal of Research and Practice, PRISM Magazine, and Focus on the Family.

Dr. Hoggatt has worked at Saddleback College for 12 years. In addition to his role at Saddleback, he is a lecturer in Higher Education Policy for the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Riverside. Additionally, he serves on the board of directors for Friendship Ministries, Inc., an international ministry whose purpose is to provide resources that support faith formation and congregational inclusion with individuals with intellectual disability.

In his free time, Mike enjoys spending time and travelling with his wife and children. Mike and his family live in Orange County, California.

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