State Superintendent's Advisory Council on Deaf/Hard of Hearing Programs

External Use Membership List- Updated October 2020

Term Ending in 2021

Term Ending 2022

Term Ending in 2023

Interpreter Preparation

Term Ends Spring 2021

Pamela Conine- Mukwonago, WI

DHH Teacher

Term Ends Spring 2021

Melissa Boutott- Green Bay, WI

Member at Large

Term Ends Spring 2021

Brittany Grefig- Milwaukee, WI

Parent

Term Ends Spring 2021

Lisa Perry Burckhardt- Jefferson, WI

Parent

Term Ends Spring 2021

Beth Hall- LaCrosse, WI

Director of Special Education

Term Ends Spring 2022

Amy Schuh- DePere, WI

DHH Teacher Preparation

Term Ends Spring 2022

Karla Giese - Highwood, IL

Member at Large

Term Ends Spring 2022

Elizabeth Hipke - Plover, WI

Educational Audiologist

Term Ends Spring 2023

Heather Collins - Wausau, WI

Speech & Language

Term Ends Spring 2023

Rachel M. Hughes Gates - Milwaukee, WI

Educational Interpreter

Term Ends Spring 2023

Sarah Grabko - Stevens Point, WI

Member at Large

Term Ends Spring 2023

Lauren Watson - Milwaukee, WI

Member Update (as of 10/7/2020)-  Council recommendations have been received and approved by DPI.  

Non-Voting Members

Assistant State Superintendent 

Dr. Barbara Van Haren

Department of Public Instruction

Director of Special Education

Julia Hartwig

Department of Public Instruction

WESP-DHH Center Director

Ryan Gollner

Wisconsin Educational Services Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Outreach Services Director

Julie Holma

Outreach Services

High School/Transition Principal

Vacant

Wisconsin School for the Deaf

ECE/Middle School Principal

Brian Lievens

Wisconsin School for the Deaf

Council Secretary

Kathleen Lincoln

WESP-DHH

Council Membership Secretary

Maria Rivera

WESP-DHH

Any questions may be directed to kathleen.lincoln@wsd.k12.wi.us  or maria.rivera@dpi.wi.gov