HLAA Chapter Leaders: Meet Ann from California at HLAA2019 Convention

Meet Ann from California
Leadership Workshop at HLAA2019 Convention in Rochester, New York
Fundraising, Branding and other Business Tools for Nonprofits
Get your ducks in a row to engage in fundraising for your HLAA Chapter or state organization.

Welcome HLAA leaders or those interested in HLAA Chapters! Plan to arrive by 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19, to attend a special HLAA Chapter leadership session, 1 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Part I will be Bert Meijers of the Ida Institute on Resources for HLAA Chapter Activities (read more here). Ann Thomas will present Part 2 on Fundraising, Branding and other Business Tools for Nonprofits

Who is Ann?

Ann Thomas is a dynamic and award-winning hearing loss advocate. She is president of Hearing Loss Association of America-Diablo Valley Chapter, a member of the HLAA Get in the Hearing Loop Committee, and an HLAA trained Hearing Assistive Technology Specialist.

She discovered she was losing her hearing in 1997 at age 48 and became a member of HLAA in 2008. She would like HLAA to become a household word and has been directing her efforts to that end since becoming a HLAA Diablo Valley Chapter Board member in 2009.

She graduated from the University of San Francisco with a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Behavior/Development, received nonprofit training from the esteemed CompassPoint Nonprofit Services in San Francisco, attended California State Board of Equalization Workshops for Nonprofits, and has experience working with several additional nonprofits.

Join Us to Honor HLAA’s Finest!

Chapter Awards are on Wednesday evening 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. where HLAA’s finest are honored. Come out and join the fun!

Register today. There is still time to register as a chapter delegate at a special rate. If you have any questions about that, email Amanda Watson, meeting planner.