President’s Corner Happy New Year! Its 2017 already!? No way! It feels like just yesterday I was elected President of UAD (Oct 2015). Wow, I can’t believe more than a year has passed by. We realized we have not shared the two year goals we made when we had an UAD retreat at Eden, Utah […]
NAD visits Utah Philippe Montalette Every quarter, the NAD board meets community and visits schools in different cities in USA. We were fortunate that NAD agreed to meet in Salt Lake City from January 13th to 17th. We stayed at a rental house in Mill Creek. We want to take this opportunity to provide you […]
NAD Legislative Training Philippe Montalette I have been part of NAD board for nearly four years. I saw that our state needed to have an opportunity to hire our NAD expert with legislative knowledge from Indiana, Kim Bianco-Majeri. She came on Saturday, November 14. It was a free session at Sanderson Community Center. Over 70 […]
Sean Forbes Performance Philippe Montalette Utah Association of the Deaf decided to host a special deaf owned music program. It was a smashing success!. Over 300 people were excited to come and watch the Sean Forbes performance. After the performance, many people took opportunity to take pictures with him and his band. They were fortunate […]
2014 National Association of the Deaf Conference By Philippe Montalette As it was my first experience to be part of the national board of directors, I found the experience valuable. Every morning at 7:00 am, the board met, Monday through Friday, finishing up around midnight. We made sure that everything went smoothly. More than 1,500 […]
Dave Mortensen Honored at Unveiling by Valerie Kinney “Deaf people can do anything (just) as anyone else except hear. (We just want opportunities) for better jobs, communication barriers being broken down and to be involved in things that people who can hear are involved in but don’t think of including deaf people.” –David Mortensen, advocate […]
Utah Association of the Deaf (UAD) New Board 2013 – 2015 Please welcome the new UAD Board: President: Philippe Montalette Vice-President: J.R. Goff Secretary: Ellen Hanna Treasurer: Adele Sigoda Member At-Large: Laurie Bishop Joyanne Burdett Dan Hoffman Meme Kerr Carol MacNicholl We are excited to announce that the winner of the logo contest is James Smith. […]
Quick Summary about UAD Conference 2013 SYNERGY — Theme of the conference will be explained. Schedule, and other things will be included in this vlog. UAD June Bulletin available in PDF and text.