DODDBHH Advisory Council Members and Staff Contact Information

A 13-member citizens Advisory Council of which a minimum of seven must be Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing, appointed by the Governor, and serving for a term of three years.

Updated February 2021

Members

 

Jill Gaus, Jackson, Chair 
Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons 
Term expires 1/18/24


Gerid Adams, Wyoming
Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 
Term expires 1/18/22 


Louise Bailey, Detroit
Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons
Term expires 1/18/24

 

Kimberly Bush, Plymouth
Represents Individuals Knowledgable in the Field of Deafness
Term expires 1/18/24

 

Susan Caudell, Westland
Represents Individuals Knowledgable in the Field of Deafness
Term expires 1/18/22 

 

Hannah Cluley, Grand Rapids
Represents Deaf, DeafBlind or Hard of Hearing Persons
Term expires 1/18/24

 

Shayla Griffin, Detroit
Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness
Term expires 1/18/23

 

Liliana Herbstreith, Howell
Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness
Term expires 1/18/23


Sarah Hein, Rochester Hills
Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 
Term expires 1/18/23

 
Christopher Hunter, Holt
Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons 
Term expires 1/18/22 


Kathleen L. Johnston-Calati, Lansing 
Represents Individuals Knowledgeable in the Field of Deafness 
Term expires 1/18/23

 

Jumana Salamey, Dearborn

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term Expires 1/18/23

 

Matthew Stephens, Ypsilanti

Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons

Term Expires 1/18/24


Staff

Annie Urasky, Division Director 
Karlee Rose Gruetzner, Rights Representative 
JJ Johnson, Rights Representative 
Alayna Zerlentes, Rights Representative


Division on Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing
Cadillac Place, 3054 W. Grand Boulevard, Suite 3-600
Detroit, MI 48202
VP: 313-437-7035
Fax:
517-241-3963
Email: DODDBHH@Michigan.gov