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The Silent Garden

Advisory Committee

The Silent Garden’s advisory committee exists to help The Silent Garden tap into existing community resources and use their networks and relationships to grow The Silent Garden at Fresno State. Meeting annually, committee members are familiar with the Fresno, Madera, Merced, Kings, Kern or Tulare County area's social service and economic development needs of the Deaf and hard of hearing in the region, work collaboratively and provide a diversity of ideas. Each member of the committee are valued ambassadors for the Silent Garden in our community.

2016-19 Advisory Committee Members

Committee Members
Position Member Name
Ex-Oficio Bryan Berrett, Director - Center for Faculty Excellence, Fresno State
Founder/Emeritus Paul Ogden, Professor Emeritus - Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies
Member Ola Akande, Community Member
Member Michele Bronson, Director - Deaf and Hard of Hearing Service Center of Fresno 
Member Sonja Boehi, Comunity Member
Member Leslie Cox, Community Member
Member Nancy Delich, Faculty - Department of Social Work Education, Fresno State 
Member Elizabeth Gonzalez, Interpreter
Member Andrea Perez, Deaf Educator 
MemberStephen Roberts, Faculty - Department of Communicative Sciences and Deaf Studies 
Member Mee Vang, Deaf Educator