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  • Emilio Alonso-Mendoza

    Emilio Alonso-Mendoza has served as AG Bell’s chief executive officer since 2014. He brings with him an extensive history in the nonprofit sector, assisting organizations such as the Catholic Community Foundation and Children’s Home Society of Florida raise their national profiles. Emilio holds a B.A. in journalism and J.D. from the University of Miami, as well as a professional certificate in fundraising (CFRE) from the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He is trilingual (Spanish, English, French) and serves as a board member for several human services and arts organizations.

  • Gayla Guignard MA, CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

    Gayla Guignard, M.A., CCC-A/SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT has served as AG Bell’s Chief Strategy & Programs Officer since September, 2015. Gayla has worked as a direct service provider, clinical audiology and speech-language pathology supervisor, State Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) Coordinator, and as the inaugural director of Indiana’s Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education (CDHHE). She has served in numerous leadership roles on national committees and work groups and has presented on Listening and Spoken Language and related topics internationally. Gayla’s current work is focused on bringing knowledge forward about listening and spoken language and related areas for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. She is deeply interested in systems that serve families and individuals and seeks to be involved in systems change as a way to realize potential and improve outcomes for all individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.

  • Julie Swaim

    Julie Swaim is the mom of 2 children, the oldest of whom lost his hearing from meningitis at 10 months old. Julie is the Parent Consultant for AG Bell.

October 3, 2021
Sun 11:00 AM EDT

Duration 0H 15M

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