National Advisory Group (NAG)

In accordance with the Education of the Deaf Act, the National Advisory Group is appointed to advise the President of NTID " formulating and carrying out the basic policies governing [NTID’s] establishment and operation, which group shall include individual who are professionally concerned with education and technical training at the postsecondary school level, persons who are professionally concerned with activities relating to education and training of individuals who are deaf, and members of the public familiar with the need for services provided by NTID."
 Bedarius  Bell, Jr.
Bedarius Bell, Jr.
State Coordinator of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services
Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services
Opelika, Alabama
 Joyce  Bender
Joyce Bender
Chief Executive Officer
Bender Consulting Services, Inc.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
 Tina  Childress
Tina Childress
Educational Audiologist
Urbana School District
Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
 Tracy  Ivy
Tracy Ivy
American Sign Language Teacher
Minnetonka High School
Minnetonka, Minnesota
 Christopher  Lehfeldt
Christopher Lehfeldt
Elmwood Dental Group
Rochester, New York
 Pamela  Lloyd-Ogoke
Pamela Lloyd-Ogoke
Chief of Community Integration Services and Supports
North Carolina Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Raleigh, North Carolina
Norma Morán
Hands and Voices
Latino Deaf Hard of Hearing Association of the Metropolitan DC (LDHHAMDC)
Kendall Parent Teacher Association (KPTA)
Mary Beth (Barber) Mothersell
Senior Customer Relations Manager
Sprint Relay
Geneseo, New York
 David  Nelson
David Nelson
Senior Community Outreach Specialist in Government Affairs
National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak)
Washington, District of Columbia
 Karen  Putz
Karen Putz
Business Owner
Ageless Passions
Chicago, Illinois
 Robert  Sidansky
Robert Sidansky
Telecommunications Access for the Deaf and Disabled Administrative Committee (TADDAC)
 Kathleen   Treni
Kathleen Treni
Continuum of Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing, BCSSD
Ramsey, New Jersey
 Scott  Van Nice
Scott Van Nice
Senior Manager
Procter & Gamble
Cincinnati, Ohio
Dr. Sean M. Virnig
Dr. Sean M. Virnig
Executive Director of Special Education, Fresno Unified School District
Dr. Douglas   Watson
Dr. Douglas Watson
Professor Emeritus
University of Arkansas
Little Rock, Arkansas
Dr. Scott  Wills
Dr. Scott Wills
Research Scientist
Dow Chemical Company
Collegeville, Pennsylvania