Hands & Voices Staff

H&V Headquarters/Offices
PO Box 3093
Boulder, CO 80307

Janet

Executive Director

Description:  Represents Hands & Voices philosophy and mission to the systems that serve families. The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization per the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. 

Janet DesGeorges
janet @handsandvoices.org

Terri

Director of Chapter Support

Description: Provides support and oversight to all H&V chapters, including start up and provisional support, as well as providing technical assistance and information coordination, both in the US and abroad.

Terri Patterson
chaptersupport @handsandvoices.org

Vicki

Director of Data and Evaluation

Description: Provides leadership and day-to-day management for organizational performance (goal setting, progress review, and communication) data management/reporting, quality improvement and evaluation activities.

Vicki Hunting
vicki.hunting @handsandvoices.org

Lisa

H&V Director of Programs

Description: Provides support and oversight to the GBYS and ASTra programs, including start up support, as well as providing technical assistance and information coordination.

Lisa Kovacs
lisakovacs @handsandvoices.org
317-752-5528

Helen

Director of Development and Fundraising

Description:  Provides support and technical assistance at Headquarters and chapter level of Hands & Voices in the areas of fundraising, individual Donor requests, and development.

Helen Cotton Leiser
helen @handsandvoicesor.org

Karen

Co-Director of D/HH Infusion

Description:  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
karen @handsandvoices.org

Stephanie

Co-Director of D/HH Infusion

Description:  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.

Stephanie Olson
stephanie @handsandvoices.org

Joe

Media Director

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
webmaster @handsandvoices.org

Sara

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
editor @handsandvoices.org

Jeannene

Headquarters – Business/Office Manager

Description:  bookkeeping; product ordering; national conference registrar; business inquiries.

Jeannene Evenstad
Jeannene @handsandvoices.org

Candace

Director of Outreach

Description: The Director of Outreach facilitates, through fostering and maintaining relationships with system stakeholders who support and serve families who have children who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, building partnerships and connections necessary in order to maintain and grow Hands & Voices.

Candace Lindow-Davies 
Candace @handsandvoices.org