• HLAA-CA Current and Former Board Members

    Current and Former Officers and Board of Trustees Members of Hearing Loss Association of America, California State Association, Inc. (HLAA-CA), Formerly Hearing Loss Association of California (HLA-CA)

    Decades of dedication to hearing loss causes and service to Californians with hearing loss

    Jayna Altman Board of Trustees member 2003-2005
    Ellen Baker Secretary 1996-1997, Recording Secretary 1998, Board of Trustees member 1996-1998
    Toni Barrient SoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) June 2016-March 2017
    Maxine Barton Secretary 2011-2012, Board of Trustees member 2011-2013
    Barbara Bishop Board of Trustees member 1998-2000
    Richard Brown Board of Trustees member 2002
    Lucy Case Vice President 1995, NoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 1997-2000, Board of Trustees member 1993-2000
    Raegene Castle Vice President 2007, Board of Trustees member 2006-2008, NoCal Chapter Co-Coordinator (appointed) September-October 2016
    Jeffrey Chess Treasurer (appointed) 2009-present
    Debbie Clark Co-Vice President 2012-2013, Board of Trustees member 2011-2013
    Mary Clark Secretary 2006-2007, President 2008-2010, Board of Trustees member 2006-2010
    Betty Coombs Vice President 1997-1998, Corresponding Secretary 1999-2000, Board of Trustees member 1997-2000
    Gene Cox Treasurer (appointed) 2005-2008
    Bill Cutler Treasurer 1993-1995, Board of Trustees member 1993-1996
    Thibault Duchemin Board of Trustees member March 2016-present
    John Darby Board of Trustees member 2000-2001
    Janel Edmiston Board of Trustees member February 2014 – August 2015, NoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) February 2014 – February 2016
    Lorraine Fanizza Board of Trustees member 1995
    Marilyn Finn Vice President 2003-2004, President 2006-2007, Board of Trustees member 2003-2011
    Darlene Fragale Corresponding Secretary 2000-2001, Board of Trustees member 2000-2001
    Tom Goulder Board of Trustees member 2000
    Diane Gross SoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 2008-2009, Secretary 2010, Board of Trustees member 2008-2010
    Rhiannon Gutierrez Board of Trustees member 2010-2011
    Judith Horning Vice President 1996, Board of Trustees member 1996
    Marjorie (Maggie) Iller Board of Trustees member March 2016-present
    Joan Ireland Corresponding Secretary 1995, President 1996, Board of Trustees member 1993-1997
    Delia Itanen Board of Trustees member 2005-2007
    Zina Jawadi Secretary 2013-2014, Vice President 2014, President 2015-present, Board of Trustees member 2013-present
    Harold Johnstone Board of Trustees member 1997-1999
    Ram Kakkar Board of Trustees member February 2014 – January 2017
    Phil Kaplan Treasurer (appointed) 2001-2002
    Lynne Kinsey Secretary February 2015 – February 2016, Board of Trustees member 2012-present
    Nanci Linke-Ellis Board of Trustees member 2007-2009, SoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 2010 – June 2016
    Audrey Maloney Board of Trustees member 2012
    Julie Mason Recording Secretary 1995, Board of Trustees member 1995
    Ellen Mastman Co-Vice President 2012-2013, Board of Trustees member 2011-2013
    Richard Matthews President 1999-2000, Board of Trustees member 1998-2000
    Jim Montgomery Deputy NoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 1989-1992, NoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 1993-1996, President, 1997-1998 and 2011-2014, Board of Trustees member 1997-2016
    Gail Morrison Vice President 2015-present, Board of Trustees member 2012-present
    Dana Mulvany Secretary 1993-1994, National Board of Trustees member 1994-1997
    Bonnie Neylan Board of Trustees member 2013-2014
    Nick Nichols Board of Trustees member 2001
    Colette Noble Vice President 2001, Secretary 2003, Board of Trustees member 1999-2004
    Rachel Otto Secretary 2016-present, Board of Trustees member March 2016-present
    Don Ray Treasurer 2003-2004, Board of Trustees member 2002-2004
    Bob Rennie Secretary 2002, Board of Trustees member 2000-2002
    Debra Rogers Board of Trustees member February-August 2015
    Sister Ann Rooney Vice President 2010, Board of Trustees member 2005-2010
    Don Senger President Pro Tem (appointed) 1989-1992, California State Coordinator (appointed) 1989-1992, President 1993-1995, Treasurer 1996-1999, Board of Trustees member 1993-2000, NoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 2013-2014 and February-September 2016, Board of Trustees member emeritus 2003, retired in December 2016
    Susan Shaffer Board of Trustees member 2012-2014
    Paul Stein Board of Trustees member 1993-1997
    Valerie Stern Board of Trustees member 2007-2009
    Sandy Streeter Recording Secretary 2001, Vice President 2002, President 2003-2005, Board of Trustees member 2001-2006
    Robyn Tenensap Recording Secretary 1998-2000, Board of Trustees member 1997-1999
    Ann Thomas Board of Trustees member February-August 2015
    Grace Tiessen Corresponding Secretary 1997-1998, Vice President 1999-2000, President 2001-2002, Board of Trustees member 1997-2011
    Barbara Tucker SoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 2001-2007, Vice President 2011, Board of Trustees member 2011
    Carol Waechter Recording Secretary 2004, Secretary 2005, Vice President 2006 and 2008-2009, Board of Trustees member 2004-2006 and 2008-2010
    Rufus Wesley Corresponding Secretary 2004, Board of Trustees member 2002-2004
    Karen Wheeler Secretary 2014, Board of Trustees member 2014
    Pat Widman Secretary 2008-2009, Board of Trustees member 2008-2010
    Bob Wistort Treasurer (appointed) 1996, SoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 2000

    Chapter Coordinators (appointed by HLAA National, not elected)

    Toni Barrient SoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) June 2016-March 2017
    Lucy Case NoCal Chapter Coordinator 1997-2000
    Raegene Castle Vice President 2007, Board of Trustees member 2006-2008, NoCal Chapter Co-Coordinator (appointed) September-October 2016
    Janel Edmiston NoCal Chapter Coordinator February 2014 – February 2016
    Diane Gross SoCal Chapter Coordinator 2008-2009
    Cindy Jagger NoCal Chapter Coordinator 2001-2013
    Nanci Linke-Ellis SoCal Chapter Coordinator 2010 – June 2016
    Leo Maggio Deputy SoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 1989-1992, SoCal Chapter Coordinator 1993-2003 (2001-2003 Co-Coordinator with Barbara Tucker)
    Jim Montgomery Deputy NoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) 1989-1992, NoCal Chapter Coordinator 1993-1996
    Don Senger California State Coordinator (appointed) 1989-1992, NoCal Chapter Coordinator 2013-2014, February-September 2016
    Barbara Tucker SoCal Chapter Coordinator 2001-2007 (2001-2003 co-coordinator with Leo Maggio)
    Bob Zastrow NoCal Chapter Coordinator (appointed) September 2016 – present

    National Board of Trustees Members (elected to HLAA National board)

    Dana Mulvany National Board of Trustees member 1994-1997
    Steve Noroian National Board of Trustees member 2003-2008
    Margaret Wallhagen National Board of Trustees member 2011-present
    Tom Walsh National Board of Trustees member 1996-2001

    Gratitude and credit to Grace Tiessen for creating this list