The VDDHH Advisory Board includes nine (9) members, appointed by the Governor to advise the agency, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources, the Governor and the General Assembly on issues related to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The Board must include 4 members who are deaf or hard of hearing, 4 members who are professionals in related fields, and one member who is a parent of a child who is deaf or hard of hearing. A list of current Board members is available.
Board meetings are held on the first Wednesday of February, May, August, and November and are open to the public. Minutes are posted within ten (ten) days of each meeting.
Interested in Serving on the VDDHH Advisory Board? You can find an application for Board Appointments at the Secretary of the Commonwealth's web site (PDF Format). Applications may be submitted directly to the Secretary of the Commonwealth.