Todd Murano of North Providence, Rhode Island has been selected as the Hamilton Relay Deaf Community Leader Award recipient for the state of Rhode Island. Todd has been described by his peers as a compassionate advocate, making a difference in the lives of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing in his community.
Todd has been involved in various community organizations throughout the state. He is currently the president of the Rhode Island Association of the Deaf (RIAD) and serves as a commissioner on the Rhode Island Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (RICDHH) as the treasurer.
Todd advocates on behalf of the Deaf community, including testifying at various legislative hearings regarding bills to better the lives of individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. He also posts vlogs to keep the community informed of legislative actions.
Todd is currently employed at Rhode Island School for the Deaf (RISDeaf) as the Athletics Director and Physical Education and Health Teacher. He also provides guidance to students as the Junior National Association for the Deaf advisor at RISDeaf. Todd has also worked with the Friends of RISDeaf to help raise money for the school and its students.
We commend Todd for his leadership and are proud to present him with the Hamilton Relay 2016 Deaf Community Leader Award for the state of Rhode Island.
This leadership recognition has been brought to you by Hamilton Relay.
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