About Us

                                                          -founding May 2018            

Membership Benefits 

Why You Should Join a Hearing Loss Chapter

Our Chapter is an affiliate of the national Hearing Loss Association of America.  Link


BY-LAWS May 2020 version



Membership Application/Renewal Form 2024

Hospital Kits Order from hospitalkits@hlaa-indianapolis.org

Questions:  info@hlaa-indianapolis.org

Membership Directories are made available Only to members. 

Members may email secretary@hlaa-indianapolis.org to receive their latest directory or other materials upon request.

The term DHH is used to represent all people who identify as Deaf, deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late-Deafened, DeafBlind and Deaf with Additional Disabilities.

Who we are as a chapter Sep 2023.pdf

Chapter Officers of the Board 

President: Teresa Gonzalez, 217-816-0898 (Texting only)   tgonzalez@hlaa-indianapolis.org 

Vice President: Open

Secretary​/Webmaster: ​Ella Hurrell, secretary@hlaa-indianapolis.org 

Treasurer: ​Cathy Phillips, treasurer@hlaa-indianapolis.org 

Board Members at Large:​ 

Chapter Commitees reporting to the Board:

Fundraising Committee: Chairperson Paula Sutton

Event Planning Committee: Chairperson Kitty Berger

Hospital Committee: Chairperson Cindy Helmich, Coleen Rozmaryn

Membership & Hospitality: Chairperson Kitty Berger, Cindy Helmich

General Enquiries: info@hlaa-indianapolis.org

Description of Board Duties (links):


Vice President



Board Member at Large

Welcome Letter from the President of the Chapter, Teresa Gonzalez

Welcome Letter for Chapter Website.docx

Message from our President, Teresa Gonzalez, on the occasion of the ADA 30th Anniversary. #ThanksToTheADA 


Chapter President, 

Teresa Gonzalez

Inclusion Statement from the Indy Chapter Board

"Just as the loss of hearing affects all cross-sections of our population, the HLAA Indianapolis Board of Directors is committed to implementing the ideal that diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our organization. We provide support, education and advocacy for our members and the hard of hearing community and look to find effective solutions to enhance equity and inclusion for Black, Indigenous and People of Color within our Chapter and society."

Teresa Gonzalez, Paula Sutton, Cindy Helmich, Ella Hurrell

Worldwide Directory of Businesses for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Community.

HLAA Indianapolis Chapter is listed LINK


           www.hlaa-indianapolis.org             www.facebook.com/groups/HLAAIndy   www.hearingloss.org



217-816-0898 voice & text

765-442-2060 innocaption

Webmaster: contact secretary@hlaa-indianapolis.org

Hospital Kit inquiries/orders: hospitalkits@hlaa-indianapolis.org

Newsletter: editor@hlaa-indianapolis.org

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