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NAD Board Announces CEO Search

Learn More Updates:
>> NAD Announces CEO Search Committee Members (October 21, 2009)

>> About the CEO Search Committee (October 21, 2009)
>> NAD Announces CEO Profile and Deadline (January 5, 2010)
>> NAD Announces CEO Application Period Has Closed (March 5, 2010)
>> NAD Answers CEO Search Questions (April 11, 2010)
>> NAD CEO Search Update (June 15, 2010)
>> NAD CEO Search Process - Announcement of Finalists (June 18, 2010)
>> Meet the NAD CEO Finalists in Philadelphia! (July 1, 2010)
>> CEO Finalist Public Presentation: Shane H. Feldman (July 7, 2010)
>> CEO Finalist Public Presentation: Howard A. Rosenblum (July 7, 2010)
>> CEO Finalist Public Presentation: Darlene Goncz Zangara (July 7, 2010)

>> Rosenblum Selected as Seventh CEO of the NAD (July 10, 2010)

Posted August 17, 2009

The Board of Directors of the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) announces that it has begun search efforts for a successor to Chief Executive Officer Nancy J. Bloch, in preparation for her departure on March 31, 2011. Appointed in 1992 as the first female director, Bloch also serves as ex officio member of the Board.

“The Board accepts Nancy J. Bloch’s decision with immeasurable appreciation for her leadership and impact on both the organization and our community,” said NAD President Bobbie Beth Scoggins. “We will sorely miss her passion and wisdom when the time comes for her departure. Her collaborative style and extraordinary network of relationships has advanced our mission and positioned the NAD on so many fronts. Thanks to her leadership, we are fiscally solvent amid these turbulent economic times and looking to the many opportunities that lay ahead. With her foresight, we look forward to a seamless CEO search and transition process.”

“I'm honored to have had the opportunity to lead the NAD for nearly two decades. It has been an incredible journey, and I am proud of our dedicated staff and the many partnerships that we have built, as well as the many whose hearts of gold have sustained our work,” said Bloch. “It is an opportune time for me to step down, and with this advance notice, we can all be assured of a thorough search and ultimately, a smooth changeover to the next person who will l