Members


Representing the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities
  • Paul See - Chairperson - term expires June 30, 2020 - Bio
  • *John Burdette -term expires June 30, 2020 - Bio
  • *Gloria Hollen - term expires June 30, 2020 - Bio
  • *Roy Forman - term expires June 30, 2020 - Bio
  • Currently Vacant - Deaf/Hard of Hearing - term expired June 30, 2019
Note: all above members are appointed by the Governor.
*recommended by WVAD

Professionals and Family Members
  • Dr. David Blaine - Otolaryngologist - term expires June 30, 2020
  • Cyndi Shaver - Teacher of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing - term expires June 30, 2021
  • Gwen Bryant - Parent of a Deaf/Hard of Hearing Child - term expires June 30, 2022 - Bio
  • Dr. Nancy Gillispie - Audiologist - term expires June 30, 2022
Note: all above members are appointed by the Governor

Representing State Agencies (Ex-Officio Members)
Angela Wilson - Division of Labor - Bio 
Designee for Mitchell E. Woodrum, Acting Commissioner

Mary Anne Clendenin - Department of Education 
Designee for Steven L. Paine, Ed.D State Superintendent of Schools

Emily Hopta - Department of Health and Human Resources 
Designee for Bill J. Crouch, Cabinet Secretary

Rachel Gill - Division of Rehabilitation Services - Bio 
Designee for Marijane K. Waldron, Director

Mekell Golden - Bureau for Public Health 
Designee for Dr. Catherine Slemp, Commissioner

Pam Roush - WV Birth to Three Programs

Mark Gandolfi - WV Schools for the Deaf and Blind - Bio

Susan White - Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children