Advisory Board

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The Hearing Loss Association of Sarasota is most grateful to our Advisory Board for their guidance and support.

Suzanne Atwell Mayor, Commissioner, City of Sarasota
Joseph Barbetta Sarasota County Commissioner, District 2
Dr. Loren J. Bartels, MD, FACS Director, Tampa Bay Hearing & Balance Center, Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology ,University of South Florida College of Medicine
Susie Bowie NRC Communications Director, Community Foundation of Sarasota County
Paul Caragiulo Commissioner, City of Sarasota and Co-Owner of Caragiulo’s, Owen’s Fish Camp and Nancy’s BBQ restaurants.
Donna Carlton Executive Director, Community Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing  (CCDHH)
Dr. Theresa Chisolm Chair of the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, University of South Florida
JoAnne DeVries Chair, City of Sarasota Citizens With Disability Advisory Board
Joan Haber, MS Certified Hearing Loss Specialist, Peer Mentor
Virginia Haley President. Sarasota Convention & Visitors Bureau
Eileen Hampshire Chair, Downtown Sarasota Alliance & Owner, Art To Walk On
Flo Innes President, Advocates For Better Hearing, Board of Trustees ,Hearing Association of Florida
Mark JohnsonValerie Stafford-Mallis President of SertomaBusiness Development Manager, Alternative Communication Services (ACS)
Edward F. Ogiba President, Hearing Loss Association of Sarasota, Advisory Chair
Norm Olshansky President, Van Wezel Foundation
William Riley Treasurer, Sarasota Lions Club
Wes Roberts Publisher, SRQ Media Group
Scott R. Rushing Past President of Sertoma, Director, Mary Widner Agency
Dr. Jack J. Wazen, MD, FACS Otologist-Neurotogist & Surgeon, Silverstein Institute Director of Research, Ear Research Foundation

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