Advisory Board

Commitments Year-to-Date:

Laura Godfrey Director of MN Hands & Voices

Brenda Hommerding Guide By Your Side Manager

Robin Coninx Metro Parent Guide Supervisor/Statewide ASTra Parent Guide

Anne Barlow Outreach Manager

Heidy Nazario Deaf and Hard of Hearing Guide Supervisor

Elena Miranda Lead Cultural Parent Guide

Shelby Geldon DHH Guide

Sophia Barr DHH Guide/Administrative Assistant

Hannah Harriman DHH Guide

Kyle Johnson DHH Guide

Kobe Schroeder DHH Guide

Janie Barlow DHH Guide

Kelsey Woodward DHH Guide

Sharice McMorris Metro Parent Guide

Suzanne Iwainet Central MN Parent Guide

Marie Pank Northeastern MN Parent Guide

Shannon Hohrman Northwestern MN Parent Guide/Statewide ASTra Parent Guide

Leslie Carnegie Hilde Upper Northwestern Parent Guide

Sonya Giridhar IT Specialist

Krista Blood Southern MN Parent Guide

Deanne Curran PACER Advocate

Anna Paulson Director of Educational Advancement & Partnerships MCDHH

Taylor Thomas Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Sheila Ritter MN Employment Center

Susan Lane Outlaw Executive Director Metro Deaf School

Jackie Bauer Family Engagement Coordinator MN Deaf Blind Project

Diane Leonard DHH Specialist/DHH Services Division

Katie Warne Speech Language Pathology Fairview

Jesi Novak Audiologist Children’s

Kathy Anderson Statewide Specialist, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention

Anne Grace Donatucci Director MN State Academy for the Deaf

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    Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) refers to the practice of screening every newborn for hearing loss prior to hospital discharge. Infants not passing the screening receive diagnostic evaluation before three months of age and, when necessary, are enrolled in early intervention programs by six months of age. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) laws or voluntary compliance programs that screen hearing.

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