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Our Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors is a governing body comprised of dedicated volunteers specifically interested in the needs of deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals. The Board represents various aspects of the deaf and hearing loss community as well as the professional business community.  Our board members are as follows:

Max Verbits, President

Dr. Ellen Schaefer-Salins, Secretary

Karen Kollias, Treasurer

Lance MacAllister, DIR Chairman

Jonathan Blackmon

Melanie Donophan

Sherry Perkins

Kiya Safai

Timothy Spies

Board meetings are held quarterly and are open to the public, unless announced by the President that it will be closed. Please click here to see the next scheduled board meeting which is held at DILA, 806 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, Maryland. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

To contact one of our Board members please call 410-742-5052 (V/TTY) or email administration@dila.org.

Board Vacancies

We are currently looking for well qualified board members to serve on the Board.

Please click here to find out the benefits and requirements of serving on the Board

Please click here to download and complete a board application.

Board application may be mailed to the address below or emailed to administration@dila.org.

DILA / Nominating
806 Snow Hill Road,
Salisbury, MD 21804
Fax: 410-543-4874

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Our Contact Info
806 Snow Hill Road, Salisbury, MD 21804 | V/TTY: 410-742-5052 | VP: 443-365-2645 | Fax: 410-543-4874
Office hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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