Our Board of Directors has a new member! CSD is proud to announce that Elise Nye will serve on the Board of Directors effective July 1, 2020. She joins nine other board members whose role is to provide overall strategic guidance to the organization.
Articles about Inside CSD
Everyone has the ability to become a leader. You just need to chart your own course – as CSD board member and communication advocate, Mark Seeger shared with #TeamCSD. Mark presented on the final day of CSD’s November Employee Summit to share his personal journey of leadership. His remarks addressed the things that both worked and didn’t work for him, what he wished he had done, and next steps for summit participants.
Although Communication Service for the Deaf’s headquarters moved from Sioux Falls, South Dakota, to Austin, Texas, in 2012, its roots remain strong in SD. CSD SD’s focus is empowering the state’s D/HH residents and educating the communities they live in.
Despite knowing a diverse workforce has a positive impact on organizations, the employment rate among disabled people still needs improvement. To address this disparity within the deaf community, CSD Works partners with employers to change
Dom’s vision as CIO is to use the skills of the deaf community to shape the world. He believes in focusing on strengths and building bridges, and that investing in deaf businesses is the one of the best ways to ensure the success of the deaf community.
We are proud to announce CSD’s new CMO, Rosa Lee Timm. Rosa Lee began working with CSD in July, 2019 and oversees our efforts to share stories from within the deaf community and shift perspective, and ultimately take CSD to the next level.
“We’re all in deep discussion, thinking ‘how can this benefit the deaf community?’” Kari said. “Maybe we have different perspectives, but we all respect each other because we know we care. I love that. I feel like I’m finally with my peers.”
Brandi shares how her experiences growing up deaf in a hearing family, and her reign as Miss Deaf America shaped her, and how CSD has evolved with the deaf community over the years. “We changed our mission focus from ‘communication access’
Charles McFadden, CSD’s CTO, is a Rochester Institute of Technology grad with 30 years of experience in a variety of roles. After he lost his hearing at a young age due to an unknown illness, his parents encouraged him to be self-sufficient.