Staff Directory


Hands & Voices Headquarters:

Updated:  May 2014
H&V Headquarters/Offices
PO Box 3093
Boulder, CO 80307



Executive Director

Janet DesGeorges

H&V Chapter Support Coordinators

Description:  H&V Chapter Support Coordinators provide support and oversight to the H&V chapters, including start up and provisional support, as well as providing technical assistance and information coordination.

Terri Patterson
Vicki Hunting

H&V Director of Programs

Description: The Director of Programs oversees the development, coordination, administration, and quality control and evaluation of Hands & Voices programs including, but not limited to: the GBYS Program, the ASTra Program, and the Virtual DHH Guide Project.

Lisa Kovacs

H&V  Directors of D/HH Infusion

Description:  The D/HH Director provides technical assistance to H&V Headquarters and chapter level support for ensuring the inclusion of D/HH adults and perspective into the organization.  This position also provides training and support for the D/HH Guide program element of the Guide By Your Side Program.

Karen Putz

Stephanie Olson

Director of Media

Description:  Oversees and manages the H&V web presence as well as technical aspects of H&V publishing and the H&V database project. Also handles inquiries to and support information regarding H&V Headquarters technical assistance to chapters in these areas.

Joe DesGeorges

H&V Communicator Editor

Description: The Editor reminds chapters of the newspaper deadlines, collects and edits articles and pictures according to the Communicator standards, answers queries about articles and advertising, and works with authors on larger pieces.

Sara Kennedy

H&V Headquarters – Administrative Assistant 

Description:  Book of Choice/product ordering; national conference registrar; business inquiries.

Jeannene Evenstad

National/International Conference Manager

Description:  The conference manager is in charge of logistical efforts and planning for the annual Hands & Voices Leadership Conference.

Molly Martzke

H&V Fund Development Director 

Description:  Work with the Fund Development team to create sustainable income for HQ and provide support and training to chapters on fundraising and grant writing.

Helen Cotton Leiser

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