Board of Directors

PresidentJulie Rems Smario Vice PresidentMarla Hatrak SecretaryNancy Amann TreasurerDodi Ellis   Member DirectorPatricia Branz Director at Large (North)Alyce Slater Reynolds Director at Large (South)Erika Thompson   Past PresidentDaniel J. Girard Youth ProgramAmanda Folendorf Deaf California AmbassadorElena Mayer  

Privacy Policy

The California Association of the Deaf (“CAD” or “us” or “we”) values the protection of individual privacy. This document sets forth CAD’s online privacy policy (“privacy policy”) for the website www.cad1906.org (“site”). By using the site, you the user (“you”) indicate that you have read and agree to be bound by this privacy policy. If…

Terms and Conditions

To continue to use this site please read the Terms & Conditions below, and complete the form to confirm your acceptance. The California Association of the Deaf (CAD), through the Blogs section of its website, seeks to encourage discussion regarding civil, human, and linguistic rights and related issues impacting the deaf and hard of hearing…

Organization By-Laws

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF, Inc. (A Non-Profit Corporation) ORGANIZATION BY-LAWS ADOPTED AS REVISED: 8/13/2011 ARTICLE I NAME Section 1.1 NAME The name of the Association shall be the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF, INC. (CAD) hereby shall be known as the “Association”. Section 1.2 STATUS The Association shall be a not-for-profit 501(c)3 organization, incorporated…

CAD’s History

by Emil S. Ladner It would be impossible, in this brief history, to recount all of the legislative, educational, economic, social, and other actions that have been undertaken by the California Association of the Deaf (CAD) throughout the last 100 years.  The Association has been the vigilant “watchdog” in protecting and promoting the rights and…