(Phoenix, June 29, 2016) – Governor Doug Ducey has recently appointed Judy Huch as a Commissioner to board of the Arizona Commission for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing (ACDHH). As a Commissioner, Huch, an audiologist, will provide her expertise on the Commission ensuring the interests of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals in Arizona are met. In her role, she will also act as an advocate for the Deaf and the Hard of Hearing, providing access to the best services across the state.
Huch’s professional experience includes currently working as an audiologist in two self-owned businesses in the Tucson area. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Speech Pathology & Audiology from the University of Wyoming, Master’s degree in Audiology from the University of Central Missouri and her Doctoral degree in Audiology from A.T. Still University. Huch is also a contributing editor of Hearing Health Matters in Tucson, Ariz.
“The Commission is thankful to have an advocate such as Judy to serves as a voice for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities,” said Sherri Collins, executive director of ACDHH.
Huch is a resident of Oro Valley.
Established in 1977 to improve the quality of life for deaf and hard of hearing residents, ACDHH serves as a statewide information referral center for issues related to people with hearing loss and aspires to be a national leader in communication access, support services and community empowerment throughout the state. The purpose of the organization, and its commissioners, is to ensure, in partnership with the public and private sector, accessibility for the deaf and hard of hearing to improve their quality of life.