National Association of the Deaf

State Association Affiliates



State Associations are independent nonprofit organizations in their own right—the following state associations are organizational affiliate members of the NAD, in good standing.

NAD Regional Map

State Region Status/Website President
Alabama III Alabama Association of the Deaf (AAD) Ben Hollingsworth
Alaska IV Alaska Deaf Council Dean Gates
Arizona IV Arizona Association of the Deaf (AZAD) Lisa Furr
Arkansas III Arkansas Association of the Deaf (AAD) Billie Jordan
California IV California Association of the Deaf (CAD) Julie Rems-Smario
Colorado IV Colorado Association of the Deaf (CAD) Jennifer Pfau
Connecticut I Connecticut Association of the Deaf (CAD) Sandra Inzinga
Delaware I Delaware Association of the Deaf (DAD) Jay Innes
District of Columbia I District of Columbia Association of the Deaf (DCAD) Amy Hile
Florida III Florida Association of the Deaf (FAD) Lissette Molina Wood
Georgia III Georgia Association of the Deaf (GAD) Frank Lala
Hawaii IV Aloha State Association of the Deaf (ASAD) Colleen Cidade
Idaho IV Idaho Association of the Deaf (IAD) Alan Wilding
Illinois II Illinois Association of the Deaf (IAD) Angela Botz
Indiana II Indiana Association of the Deaf (IAD) Charleen Sculley
Iowa II Iowa Association of the Deaf (IAD) Kathy Miller
Kansas II Kansas Association of the Deaf (KAD) Ann Cooper
Kentucky II Kentucky Association of the Deaf (KAD) Sharon White
Louisiana III Louisiana Association of the Deaf (LAD) Cindy Robillard
Maine I Maine Association of the Deaf (MeAD) N/A
Maryland I Maryland Association of the Deaf (MDAD) Charm Lisa Smith
Massachusetts I Massachusetts State Association of the Deaf (MSAD) Alan Gifford
Michigan II Michigan Deaf Association (MDA) Todd Morrison
Minnesota II Minnesota Association of Deaf Citizens (MADC) Adan Burke
Mississippi III Mississippi Association of the Deaf (MAD) Robert Chain, Jr.
Missouri II Missouri Association of the Deaf (MoAD) William Walker
Montana IV Montana Association of the Deaf (MAD) Char Harasymczuk
Nebraska II Nebraska Association of the Deaf (NeAD) Jonathan Scherling
Nevada IV Nevada Association of the Deaf (NVAD) Gary W. Olsen
New Hampshire I New Hampshire Association of the Deaf (NHAD) Thomas Minch
New Jersey I New Jersey Association of the Deaf (NJAD) Michelle Cline
New Mexico IV New Mexico Association of the Deaf (NMAD) James DeBee
New York I Empire State Association of the Deaf (ESAD) Dave Staehle
North Carolina III North Carolina Association of the Deaf (NCAD) Christina Bryant
North Dakota II North Dakota Association of the Deaf (NDAD) Michele Rolewitz
Ohio II Ohio Association of the Deaf (OAD) Verne Taylor, Jr.
Oklahoma III Oklahoma Association of the Deaf (OAD) Lynn