Maribel is the newly elected President of Nevada Hands and Voices. She lives is Las Vegas, Nevada with her Husband Edgar and 2 younger children. Edward James “ EJ” (10) who is profoundly Deaf and uses American Sign Language. Her older daughter Lizzy (14) and is hearing she loves to play guitar. EJ her son is one of a few children with a Brainstem Cochlear implant. Maribel moved from California were she was a Board Member for California Hands and Voices. She was also a Board Member for Deaf Latinos y Familias, a parent volunteer for CSUN Deaf Project with Parent Links. Maribel has hosted many Kids Deaf and Hard of Hearing events over the last 10yrs. She was part of the Committee for CA Hands and Voices Inland Valley DHH & Microtia Atresia Family Camp. She is now working remotely from home, managing the business and marketing aspects of the Dental office in California where she has worked for over 12yrs. Her family loves to attend and host DHH events in Las Vegas. EJ is a break-dancer in Las Vegas and has his own social media. EJ is part of the HVYouth Tik Tok Team. EJ was one the kids chosen to Sign the National Anthem at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas twice. Maribel and her family are looking forward to meeting and helping DHH families in Nevada.