MICHELE MICHAELS, DIRECTOR (2021-2023)
Michele Michaels, B.A., CPM, is the Hard of Hearing Program Manager for the State of Arizona at the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH).
Michele began working in the field of hearing loss 26 years ago after a 12-year career in broadcasting. A hard of hearing person herself and the daughter of a parent who progressively lost her hearing, Michele understands the challenges and opportunities inherent in hearing loss. Michele graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Human Communication and a minor in Anthropology from Arizona State University.
In 2011 she graduated from ASU’s Certified Public Manager program. Michele serves as the Secretary on the Board of the national Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program Association (TEDPA) and is a member of the national HLAA Get in the Hearing Loop Committee. She is a member of the Arizona Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging: Aging in Community Committee and holds a position on the Speech and Hearing Professionals Advisory Committee at the Arizona Department of Health Services.