Michelle Cline of Hudson, Massachusetts has been selected as the recipient of the Hamilton Relay 2018 Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Massachusetts. Her peers describe her as a tireless advocate for the Deaf community.
Michelle is currently treasurer for the National Association of the Deaf (NAD). She was also the Region 1 Rep from 2014-2018 and served as a Liaison to the Mental Health Task Force and Youth Strategic Team. Michelle was chair of the Steering Committee in 2016-2018 for the NAD Conference in Phoenix. She also co-founder and coordinator for the Deaf Advocacy Project.
She was President of the New Jersey Association of the Deaf, past president of the Board, created the New Jersey Coalition of clubs and organizations for the Deaf. She helped formulate strategic goals to achieve during each term. She represented NJAD on the following stakeholders’ committees, councils or boards: Citizen Advisory Board of Marie Katzenbach School for the Deaf, Division of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Advisory Council, New Jersey Relay and Union County College Interpreting Program Advisory Council.
We commend Michelle for her passion and commitment and are proud to present her with Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Massachusetts. She was recognized on December 13th at Walden School with students, administrators and staff all in attendance. Cady Macfee, MassRelay Community Relations Manager, presented the award and recognized Michelle for her hard work and advocacy for the community.
This leadership recognition has been brought to you by Hamilton Relay.
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