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Vacant MDA Team Positions


Region 1 Representative

Region 3 Representative

Region 4 Representatives (2)

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Meet Our Board

2019-2020 Executive Board

Christian Young, President

Sarah Hein, Vice President

Kelly Laatsch,  Membership Secretary

Donny Weyand, Public Relations Coordinator

Joe Pfaff, Parliamentarian

Erik Middlewood, Public Policy Advocacy Guidelines

2019-2020 Standing Committees

Jahan Farzam, Conference Host Chair

Chase Magsig, Youth Director

2019-2020 Special Committees

Jenna Geisey, Fundraising Chair

For the entire MDA team,

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Mission & Goals


Preserve the rights and quality

of life of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals 

in the State of Michigan.


advocate, promote and achieve:

  1. Effective communication between Deaf, hard of hearing and hearing citizens
  2. Rights to same opportunities, access, independence as hearing people
  3. Preservation of ASL and Deaf Culture
  4. Provide social and education services for Deaf and hard of hearing people.

Organized in 1887 and Incorporated in 1911

Michigan Deaf Association, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

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