Iowa Chapter

AG Bell Iowa


Iowa Chapter AG Bell Association Executive Board

James VanWinkle, President
Anne-Michelle Pedersen, President Elect
Danielle Kelsay, Secretary
Marcy Clausen, Treasurer
Beth Walker, Public Relations (Email)
Tanya VanVoorst, Director of Membership
Maura Kenworthy, At large
Robert Romanowski, At large
Kathleen Romanowski, At large
Kim Lestina, At large (Assistant to President)

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Mission Statement

AG Bell of Iowa is to advocate for children and adults who are deaf or hard of hearing in the State of Iowa by connecting families and professionals.  Our goals include promoting the development of listening and speaking skills in individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing, as well as public awareness, early detection, and intervention of hearing loss.

National Center for Hearing Assessment and Management

The national resource center for the implementation and improvement of comprehensive and effective Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) systems.

State, Local and National Web Links – Department of Public Health (courtesy of IA EHDI)
Iowa’s Early Hearing Detection & Intervention Program
Iowa Department of Education:  Audiology; Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education

Iowa vendor resources can be found in the Directory of Services