Board of Directors

AZ Hands & Voices established its first board in the summer of 2007. We are currently accepting applications for both professionals and parents of children with a hearing loss. Please download and return the Board Application if you are interested in joining us.

  • Blake Treu – PresidentParent; J.D., BS Accounting
  • Cynthia Elliot – Vice PresidentParent; MA Educational Psychology, BA Child Development, AZ Teaching Certifications: Intellectually Handicapped, Emotional Disability, and Early Childhood Special Education
  • Kelly Nolan – SecretaryParent
  • Najwa Ghattas – Co-Executive Director – Guide By Your Side CoordinatorParent; BS Accounting, Post-Bac Elementary Education
  • Lisa Pettit – GBYS Parent GuideParent
  • Pamela GarnettParent
  • Heather LaineProfessional; Principal of Sequoia School for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
  • Megan Graham-KillianParent; D/HH Adult
  • Ruchi BhargavaProfessional; Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • Jacqueline BusenProfessional; Au.D., CCC-A, FAAA – Audiologist – Clinical Assistant Professor at Arizona State University