Board of Directors

Jeffrey S.  Bravin – President
Executive Director
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107
Voice: 860-570-1816
VP: 860-415-4206

Luanne Barron – President-Elect
Kansas School for the Deaf
450 East Park Street
Olathe, KS 66061
Phone:  913-210-8111

Children at lunch.

Shauna Bilyeu – Secretary
Washington School for the Deaf
611 Grand Boulevard
Vancouver, WA 98661
Phone: 360-696-6525 x4299
VP: 360-334-5451

John A. Serrano – Treasurer
Maryland School for the Deaf
101 Clarke Pl, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 240-575-2966

Class of 2023

Antony A.L. McLetchie
Rochester School for the Deaf
1545 St. Paul Street
Rochester, NY 14621

Amy Novotny
High School Administrative Principal
California School for the Deaf- Fremont
39350 Gallaudet Dr, Fremont, CA 94538
Phone/VP: (510) 248-4204

Melissa Draganac-Hawk
Head of School
Pennsylvania School for the Deaf
100 W. School House Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19144
VP: 267-728-1294

Class of 2024

Stacey Katz Shapiro
Online Academy Coordinator
American School for the Deaf
139 North Main Street
West Hartford, CT 06107
Direct phone line: 678-356-6565
Text: 678-356-6565
Facetime: 678-356-6565

Kim Kause
Director of Instruction
Indiana School for the Deaf
1200 East 42nd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Phone: 317-550-4800
VP: 317-565-4473

Michelle Tanner
Associate Superintendent for the Deaf
Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind
1655 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84106
Phone: 801-629-4711
VP: 801-903-2831

Class of 2025

Tracie Snow
Florida School for the Deaf & the Blind
207 San Marco Avenue
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: 904-827-2200
VP: 904-245-1022

Debbie Trapani
National Programs and Outreach-Early Intervention
Clerc Center at Gallaudet University
800 Florida Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-651-5346
VP: 202-559-5819

Terry Wilding
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
615 Olof Hanson Drive
Faribault, MN 55021
Phone: 507-384-6602
VP: 507-412-5109

Members at Large

Russell West
Chief Executive Officer/Superintendent
Lexington School and Center for the Deaf
25-26 75th St
East Elmhurst, NY 11370
Phone: 718-350-3300
VP: 917-832-1676

Claire Bugen
Texas School for the Deaf
1102 South Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78704
Phone: 512-462-5353
Fax: 512-462-5313

Thomastine “Tommie” Sarchet
Assistant Professor
MS in Secondary Education Program
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Bldg 50C, Room A-290 52
Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, NY 14623


Tawny Holmes Hlibok, Esq.
Executive Director
800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
VP: 202-734-6270

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Wendy Brehm
Content Coordinator
800 Florida Ave NE
Washington, D.C. 20002
[email protected]

Two five year old boys sitting together reading a book.