Emily Bowen

I’m a wife of 20 years, mother of 3 children , and furmom to two dogs, and a cat. I like to watch crime documentaries, read, go camping, spend time with good friends, and more! I am looking forward to meeting you! 🙂  

Jody Bingham

Hello, my name is Jody Bingham. I used to teach ASL 101/102 at BCC for three years. I enjoy seeing students become enlightened with Deaf culture and ASL. My passion is to help the students to achieve their goal by improving their mastery of ASL. I love to encourage the interest in ASL/ Deaf culture. […]

Lori Siedman

I was born Deaf and American Sign Language is my primary language. I received my Bachelor of Social Work at Salem State College. I worked with Deaf and Hard of Hearing people for the nonprofit organizations on local and state levels. In over fifteen years of experience , I provided advocacy, skills training, peer counseling, […]

Marla Hatrak

I am a native ASL speaker and from a four-generation ASL-Deaf family. My work experiences have had been rather versatile and given me insights into the language and communication needs within different work environments. I have taught Deaf Culture and ASL on both community college and state university levels. I have a BA in English, […]

Rebecca Edwards-Funk

Hello, my name is Rebecca Edwards. I am excited to be part of ASL Mentors team. I attended Oregon School for the Deaf and attended Western Oregon University. I earned my master\’s degree in Deaf Education from Utah State University. I had a great opportunity working at New Mexico School for the Deaf as a […]

Catherine Stutzman

Born and raised in Buffalo, NY. Became deaf at 7 years old, deaf generations on both sides. Before ADA was in effect for utilizing ASL interpreters. Acted as deaf interpreter since childhood and throughout college, it wasn’t until I worked as deaf advocate, that I had special skills in being a Deaf Interpreter.  In 2015, […]