Denise Brown

What are the candidate’s experiences?

Currently, I have been involved with PSDAA as President from 2021 to 2024. Also I was former Executive Vice President from 2018 to present. In the past, I had been involved with Lehigh Association of the Deaf, Lehigh Valley Deaf Connection as a team leader, Co-founder of Lehigh Valley Task Force Group for Deaf children, Pennsylvania Society Advancement of the Deaf (PSAD) as a former board member. She also had involved in the Leadership Training program for PSAD, and her church, Connecting Deaf Fellowship.
What are the candidate’s activities in the deaf community?

I have been involved in all the fundraising activities that PSDAA and PSD2020 hosted.

What does the candidate volunteer in the deaf community?

I have been a great volunteer with a lot of local events — IronPig baseball games (minor league) in Lehigh Valley for 8 years. I continue providing ASL tutors to some ASL students in becoming interpreters in the past 10 years. Currently I am a board member of PSD and I involved in two committees — School and Institutional Advancement.

What are the candidate’s goals to improve PSDAA?

I would like to continue doing more work that we had done for three years. With the new goals, I would like to build a strong foundation of PSDAA in recruiting younger generation to PSDAA. Also, I would like to continue working on strengthen a relationship with PSD and continue involving hopes to improve the PSDAA website so that PSD Alumni Members can benefit more; updating the email distribution and recruitment for new members to join PSDAA. Lastly I would like to continue projects such as PSD2020 Scholarships, Steven A. Florio Student Fund, and committees (Lifetime Achievement Hall of Fame and Sports Hall of Fame). I am a very innovative and creative person who will make PSDAA successful.