Recruiting Board Members


  • Attend four board meetings a year.
  • An understanding or a desire to understand Deaf culture and hearing loss issues.
  • A willingness to fundraise.
  • Have the necessary time to spend helping the agency’s financial situation.
  • An understanding of a board member’s role in governing a nonprofit agency.
  • Be people-oriented and have the ability to work with a diverse group of people.
  • Email and knowledge to conduct business through technology.


  • A unique opportunity to receive a wealth of information about deafness, be involved in the community and make a difference.
  • Being part of a dynamic community that offers support, concern, and commitment to the deaf and hearing loss community.
  • Recognized as a valuable contributor to the agency by sharing and offering feedback, ideas, information, and opinions towards the agency’s vision.
  • Plenty of opportunities to offer skills and talents towards the agency’s vision and to develop interpersonal skills.
  • An experience that looks great on your resume.
  • Receive community and statewide recognition through media and services provided.
  • Free meals at every board meeting and the meetings are generally short.

If interested, please contact Kiya Safai, President of the Board at 410-742-5052 or send an email: