Who We Are: We are a non-profit organization that was founded in 1986 by 4 people; Larry Opperman, Bill Gregory, Tim Kelly and Scott Mark. We are here to serve the Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deafened people in Belleville and surrounding areas. We also provide annual community-based events and activities for deaf residents who live in Belleville and surrounding areas as well.
What’s new! As of January 14, 2023, a new executive board has been selected to run Belleville Association of the Deaf (BAD). Congratulations go to the newest executives:
- President – Julie Ripley-Kelly
- Vice President – Richard Colosimone
- Secretary – Darlene Ripley
- Treasurer – Matt Mercer
We are looking forward to serving you in this area.