Chelle George of Salt Lake City, Utah works tirelessly as an advocate for individuals with hearing loss. Chelle has been described by her peers as a leader who is very active, organized, easy-going and well-respected as a teacher and friend who shows dedication in everything she does.
Highly involved within her community, Chelle serves on the Advisory Council for the Utah Division of Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing as a representative for individuals who are hard of hearing, and is currently serving her second term as president of the Salt Lake City Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). Chelle is a member of the steering committee and has served as co-chair of the Salt Lake City HLAA Walk4Hearing for three years. Chelle was recently featured in a “Seen & Heard” article in the January/February 2014 issue of Hearing Loss magazine, a publication of HLAA.
Chelle is also a frequent and key contributor to the SayWhatClub, a world-wide online community for individuals who are hard of hearing, where she is an active participant on their social media committee and is involved with planning their national convention. Chelle is also involved with the Loop Utah movement as a member of their social media and steering committees. As a consumer advocate for this group, Chelle is involved in building awareness of hearing loss and assistive listening technologies, and encouraging businesses to install hearing loops within their facilities and public venues.
In addition to her volunteer efforts, Chelle works as a hard of hearing assistant at the Sanderson Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, where she teaches coping skills classes, works on special projects, and assists clients in the assistive technology lab.
We commend Chelle George for her advocacy and dedication toward making a difference in her community and are pleased to present her with the Hamilton Relay 2014 Better Hearing and Speech Month Community Recognition Award for the state of Utah.
This leadership recognition has been brought to you by Hamilton Relay.
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