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We currently are accepting applications for our Board of Directors. The Board supports the work of HEARD & provides hands-on leadership and strategic governance. While board operations are led by HEARD’s President, active board members are key to maintaining a healthy all-volunteer organization.  HEARD Board Members will serve a two-year term, and are eligible for re-appointment for one additional term. Board meetings will be held every 6-8 weeks via videoconference or face-to-face meeting.

Interested applicants should send an email with the following information to  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by midnight (EST) on June 15, 2015:

  • Completed HEARD Board Membership Application;
  • Resume;
  • Cover letter; and
  • (Optional) link to a video introduction, 1-3 minutes in length, describing your interest in work that connects to HEARD’s goals or current projects.

The nominations committee & current board will review all applications.  Applicants may be contacted for an interview.  Accepted applicants will be notified no later than July 15, 2015, for a term beginning on August 1, 2015. 

HEARD is Accepting Board Membership Applications!



HEARD has worked for nearly eight years to locate deaf and deaf-blind men and women housed in prisons across the United States. In which DOC do you think we have found the most deaf and hard of hearing individuals?

HEARD is a tax exempt organization under Internal Revenue Service Act Section 501(c)(3).  Our Tax Identification Number is 27-5032142
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