Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Investigations and Board changes at state school

While a state investigation is underway into the use of funds at the Arizona State Schools for the Deaf and Blind, along with a conflict of interest investigation, the governor appointed five new people to the board of directors today. Governor Jan Brewer allowed three of the previous members to remain on the board, so that in all, there are eight people serving on the board. The new members include:

Former dean of the Laurent Clerk National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University, Kathy Jankowski.

Pima Community College faculty member Taralynn Petrites--who leads the ASL and Interpreter Training program at the school.

Foundation for Blind Children former director of children’s service, Elaine Baldridge.

Southern Arizona Association for the Visually Impaired executive director Michael Gordon.

Arizona Ear Center otologist Mark Syms.

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