Advisory Council on Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing

The Advisory Council on Deaf, Deafblind and Hard of Hearing consists of 13 member citizens. A minimum of seven members of the council should be deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing.  The members are appointed by the Governor and serve for a term of three years.  The council serves to advise the Department of Civil Rights on matters pertaining to deaf, deafblind, and hard of hearing persons.
 
 
Statute
 
 
Contact Information
 
Annie Urasky
DODDBHH Director
Michigan Department of Civil Rights
Cadillac Place
3054 W. Grand Blvd. Suite 3-600
Detroit, MI 48202
Video Phone: 313-437-7035
 
Members
 
KT Maviglia, Dundee
Represents Deaf or Hard of Hearing Persons
Term expires 1/18/21
 
Jill Gaus, Jackson - Chair
Represents deaf or hard of hearing persons
Term expires 1/18/21

Louis Bailey, Detroit
Represents deaf or heard of hearing persons
Term expires 1/18/21
 
Matthew Stephens, Taylor
Represents deaf or hard of hearing persons
Term expires 1/18/21

Debbie Mitre-Smith, Novi
Represents individuals knowledgeable in the field of deafness
Term expires 1/18/21
 
Susan Caudell, Westland
Represents individuals knowledgeable in the field of deafness
Term expires 1/18/22

Christopher Hunter, Holt
Represents deaf or hard of hearing persons
Term expires 1/18/22

Kathleen Johnston-Calati, Lansing
Represents individuals knowledgeable in the field of deafness
Term expires 1/18/22

Gerid Adams, Wyoming
Represents deaf or hard of hearing persons
Term expires 1/18/22
 
Sarah Hein, Rochester Hills
Represents deaf or hard of hearing persons
Term expires 1/18/23
 
Jumana Salamey, Dearboarn
Represents deaf and hard of hearing persons
Term expires 1/18/23
 
Shayla Griffin, Detroit
Represents individuals knowledgeable in the field of deafness
Term expires 1/18/23
 
Lilian Ospina Herbstreith, Howell
Represents individuals knowledgeable in the field of deafness
Term expires 1/18/23