West Hartford resident Harold A. Smullen, Jr. succeeds David Carter as president of ASD’s Board of Directors.
Submitted by Rennie Polk, American School for the Deaf
Harold A. Smullen, Jr., President of Smullen & Associates, LLC, an independent insurance agency, has been elected president of the Board of Directors at the American School for the Deaf. Mr. Smullen succeeds Mr. David Carter formerly of Simsbury, CT. Mr. Smullen has been involved with ASD since 2004. He lives in West Hartford with his wife, Mary and two sons.
The American School for the Deaf also announces appointments to the School’s Corporation and Board of Directors. New directors include Barbara Cassin, State of CT Rehabilitation Counselor for the Deaf; Hannah M. Dostal, Assistant Professor of Literacy Education in the Neag School of Education and a Research Scientist for the Collaborative on Strategic Education Reform at the University of Connecticut; Dennis R. Ferguson, attorney at Ferguson Law Offices, LLC, and Christopher G. Gent, President of the Gent Financial Group, LLC.
New to the corporation are Kathy M. Darby, ASD Alumna; Elena Koulidobrova, Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Central Connecticut State University; Laura K. Mauldin, Assistant Professor in the Human Development & Family Studies/Women’s Gender & Sexuality Studies at the University of Connecticut; Tracy C. Smith, teacher at Grace Academy; Janet Stuck, Education Consultant, Special Populations in the Academic Office of the Department of Education, and Arthur B. Sullivan, founding partner of Constitution Advisory Group, Lincoln Financial Securities.