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National Chapter and Membership Coordinator

Carla Beyer-Smolin as been a part of HLAA since 1990s working in both the chapter and membership departments. During Carla’s time with HLAA in previous years she coordinated the Children’s Workshops for our conventions. She developed and managed "Heroes for Hearing Loss," a mentoring program for children with hearing loss. Carla has also helped created some key publications. She wrote the “ADA Begins with You” column in our then hard-copy publication, "SHHH News," that went to chapters.

She also created and published the "SHHH Ventures" newsletter that went to young adults with hearing loss. Taking a leave from the organization to raise her family and is now back with the HLAA family. She looks forward to connecting and working with our membership and strengthening our chapter network to help make a difference for people living with hearing loss and their families. Carla met her husband, Mark, through the SHHH Young Adults Group. They live in Maryland and have two children, a son in college and a teen-age daughter.


Miami Chapter Meeting

Good Afternoon HLAA Miami Chapter We are sending out an announcement to let everyone  know about our dates for October and November. We usually meet the second Saturday of the month, but for the next two we will meet the THIRD Saturday of the month. So please mark your calendars to meet with us on:   Saturday, October 19th from 10 AM… Read more »

Previous State Chapter Coordinator Returns

Previous State Chapter Coordinator Returns. Previous State Chapter Coordinator of Florida Tanya Williams returns to assist in chapter development and support. Chapter Coordinators provide a crucial link between HLAA’s national office and local chapters. Chapter Coordinators help to foster growth among current chapters and help start new chapters. They can forge strong ties with leaders… Read more »

Meeting Dates for Palm Beach Chapter

Friday, September 20th @ 10:00am Please join us for the first meeting of the 2019-20 Season!   Highlights from the Annual Convention 2019 Three members attended the event in Rochester in June and have lots to share! Home Phone Options Two Phone Company Representatives Will Explain, Demo and Answer Questions… Everyone is Welcome at Chapter Meetings… Read more »

Lise Hamlin Receives Distinguished Award

Lise Hamlin Receives Distinguished Award Categories: Advocacy News, Blog, News, Newsroom From left: Karen Peltz Strauss, Sheila Conlon-Mentkowski (TDI Board president) and Lise Hamlin Lise Hamlin, director of public policy at the Hearing Loss Association of America received the Karen Peltz Strauss Public Policy Award on August 16, 2019, at the TDI Biennial Conference. The… Read more »