Board of Directors

OUR VALUES:

We treat all people with dignity and respect; we believe in self-determination and choice for all,
and we are committed to building community and fostering collaborative relationships.

2017-2018 Board Members

MIKE HAYES
President

Mike is married, the father of four, and delighted grandfather of three little girls and two little boys.

After a long career as a classroom teacher, librarian, vice-principal, and itinerant French ...Read More

SOUTHARD QUINT
Vice President

Southard Quint has lived in Victoria since 1966. He had a career as a teacher in the Saanich School District where he was involved in volunteer opportunities and leadership roles. He particularly enjoyed directing the District Choir for
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ANNE MINNINGS
Treasurer

Anne Minnings is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA,CMA) recently retired from her professional role as Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of Financial Services with the provincial ministry of children and family development. ...Read More

CHERYL PARDUE
Secretary

My hearing loss is attributed to some family aspects. My grandmother, father, brother and myself all have dealt with hearing loss. I learned about 15 years ago that I was missing parts of conversation even though I was sitting between
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MARK DUNN
Member at Large

Mark served on the IDHHC Board from 1996-98 and rejoined in November 2014.

He is a very active leader in the Deaf community and has served in a variety of roles. Since 2000,
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SUZANNE LANG
Member at Large

Suzanne was born in Marmora, Ontario where she was raised on a 300 acre farm.

She worked in Toronto for 7½ years (Bell Canada office and Air Canada Reservations) then moved to ...Read More

DANIEL PAGAN
Member at Large

Daniel was born and raised in Muscat, Oman and has been in Canada for almost 18 years!

He spent parts of his childhood on the West Coast. He did his undergrad (in Classical Studies) at
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HELEN PARKER
Member at Large

Originally from England, Helen moved to Canada in 1980 where she accepted a position with the Western Institute of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (WIDHH) as a Rehab Counsellor. Part of her job was to act as liaison with CNIB regarding services
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