Christopher Woodfill

Associate Exectuive Director, HKNC

Chris is DeafBlind with Usher Syndrome type 1. He has worked at Helen Keller National Center for seven years and has been its Associate Executive Director for five. He is currently serving a second term as the North American region representative for the World Federation of the DeafBlind. He served on the board of American Association of the DeafBlind for almost a decade until last year. He is one of the administrators of the DeafBlind Thoughts, a Facebook group open to only the DeafBlind. Before working at Helen Keller National Center, he worked for thirteen years as a high school teacher at Wisconsin School for the Deaf. He also worked for three years as English as Second Language instructor at Gallaudet University. He holds a Master’s degree in Latin American Studies from the George Washington University and a Master degree in Bilingual-Bicultural Deaf Education from McDaniel College. Want to know more, feel free to ask Chris!

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