Officers & Members

Officers

Mary Chizuk Don Bataille

Mary Chizuk, RN, MS Ed

HL2 Co-Chair

Don Bataille,

HL2 Co-Chair

Mary Chizuk is a nurse at the VA Rochester Outpatient Clinic (ROPC), US Department of Veterans Affairs. She has worked closely with NCDHR for several years. Mary is also a member of the Rochester Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). Don Bataille is an Architect and Principal of Bataille Architecture & Planning. He is also owner of Hearing Loops Unlimited, providing assistive listening systems to commercial and residential clients. Don is a member of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLSS) and is a past HLAA Board of Director President. Don has been active with NCDHR since early 2000.

Members

Paul Caccimise Elise DePapp Peter Fackler

Paul Caccamise

Community Member

Elise DePapp

Leadership Team

Peter Fackler

Community Member

Bess Herbert Andrew Howard. David Koon

Bess Herbert

Community Member

Andrew Howard

Community Member

David Koon

Leadership Team

Barb Law Susan Miller Marlene Sutlif

Barb Law

Community Member

Susan Miller

Community Member

Marlene Sutlif

Community Member

  Timothy Whitcher  
 

Timothy Whitcher

Community Member

 

Research Opportunities

Focus Group Meetings

 

Seeking Deaf persons age 21-40 interested in participating in a one-time two hour focus group meeting in Rochester!

Focus Group Meeting Flyer

The interviews are limited to Deaf people who are now living in the Rochester (NY) area. The focus group will be conducted in ASL. We need your feedback on developing Deaf Weight Wise (DWW) 2.0. We will be asking about healthy eating and physical activity. The purpose of the group is to continue to develop culturally and linguistically appropriate healthy lifestyle research programs for Deaf people. Each participant will receive $30 dollars cash.

Interested? Contact

Jackie Pransky

(585) 568 6534 VP

Email: Jacqueline_Pransky@URMC.Rochester.edu