NEW HAMPSHIRE COMMISSION FOR THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING

(New Title) establishing the New Hampshire commission on deafness and hearing loss.

General Information
Year:
2007
Bill Number:
Effective Date:
9/11/2007
Chapter Law:
294:1
RSA Chapter:
125-Q
Report Filed:
Yes
Comm. Status:
Active Statutory Committee
Final Report Due:
None

Committee Reports: HB140 Report   
Committee Members
Mark Pearson  - House Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs Committee (Chair) James MacKay  - House
Charles Saia  - Governor's Commission on Disability (executive director) Trinidad Tellez, MD  - DHHS
Jennifer Jones  - NH DHHS Joan Marcoux  - DHHS
Lon Siel  - NHES H. Dee Clanton  - NH DOE, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation
Joan Holleran  - NH DOE, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation Mary Lane  - NH DOE, Bureau of Special Education
Melissa Kowalewski  - NH Administrative Office of the Courts Thomas Minch  - President, NH Association of the Deaf
Jotham Otterson  - Member at Large, NH Association of the Deaf Ashley Woods  - NHRID
Kristy Stellato  - Member representing the public who are deaf, appointed by the Governor Rickey Persons  - Member representing the public who are hard of hearing, appointed by the Governor
Victoria Randall  - Member representing parents of children who are deaf, appointed by the Governor Dawn Pappas  - Member representing parents of children who are hard of hearing, appointed by the Governor
Megan Yaple  - NH Attorney General (designee) Jeffrey Ladieu  - NH DOS
Joyce Leeka  - Department of Corrections (designee) Angela Linke  - NH DOT (designee)
Madeline Ruano  - NH GSIL (designee) Susan Wolf-Downes  - Executive Director, Northeast Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Julia Freeman-Woolpert  - NH Disability Rights Center (designee) Mary Hunting  - NH Academy of Audiology
Matthew Lagos  - NH Assoc. of Counties Shannon Lynch  - NHARCH
Felicia Gennetti  - LeadingAge ME & NH
Meeting Dates
Date/Time
Meeting Location

Committee Detail
First Meeting:  The commission shall be convened by the first-named member of the house of representatives, and shall hold its first meeting no later than 30 days after the effective date of this chapter.
Quorum:  15 members of the commission shall constitute a quorum.
Report:   The commission shall make an annual report commencing on November 1, 2008, together with any recommendations, to the speaker of the house of representatives, the president of the senate, and the governor. Annual Report Filed: 11/14/2008, 11/2/2009, 11/16/2010, 11/10/2011, 11/7/2014, 11/2/2015, 11/1/2016, 11/1/2017.
Termination Date:  N/A