Iowa Chapter


Iowa Chapter AG Bell Association Executive Board

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


February 21, 2015 Educational Seminar and a Family Event at Fired Up (.PDF)

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