Executive Board Members

<em><strong>Where do you live?</strong></em>
Kansas City, KS


<em><strong>How did you get involved with MAAD? Do you play for MAAD?</strong></em>
My deaf parents played in MAAD for many years while I was a youth. I was looking forward to playing in MAAD as I grew up. I've played in MAAD for many years, mostly as a softball player. I played basketball only for a few years.


<em><strong>How long you have been on the MAAD Board? </strong></em>
I'm Interim President for two year. I haven't been another position in the MAAD Board before.


<em><strong>What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years? </strong></em>
More teams at the tournaments!


<em><strong>What's a hidden talent you have?</strong></em>
I can whistle lots of short tunes, but I don't know any good songs to whistle, ha.
Who are you and where do you live?
I am Charles Trumble and I live near Kansas City, KS
How did you get involved with MAAD? Do you play for MAAD?
My Deaf parents played in MAAD for many years when I was a youth so I looked forward to play in MAAD when I got older! I have been playing in MAAD primary focusing on Softball but I also play basketball few times! 
How long you have been on the MAAD Board? 
This is my first role on MAAD board so around two years!
What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years? 
I would like to see more teams at the tournaments! 
What's a hidden talent you have?
I can whistle a lot of short tunes but unfortunately I don't know any good songs to whistle!
Where do you live?
Ottawa, KS but born and raised in South Dakota!


How did you get involved with MAAD?
Played in MAAD since college years then in mid life crisis,  I become involved as delegates and became board member since 2016.
Do you play for MAAD?
Yes, for both basketball and softball
 
How long you have been on the MAAD Board? 
Since 2016. I have been a delegate then become a board member later on
 
What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years?
Clubs having more interested into host MAAD tournaments more and bring in more young adults
 
What's a hidden talent you have?
Am an expert at being organized!!!
Who are you and where do you live?
I am Amy Thompson and I live in Ottawa, KS. But I was born and raised in South Dakota!
How did you get involved with MAAD? Do you play for MAAD?
I have been playing for MAAD since college! 
How long you have been on the MAAD Board? 
I got involved with MAAD as a Delegate of Large firstly then different Board roles since 2016!
What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years? 
I would love to see more clubs hosting the MAAD tournaments and bring in more young adults!
What's a hidden talent you have?
My hidden talent is being very good at organizing!
Kiley
Who are you and where do you live?
I am Kiley Peterson and I live in Council Bluffs, IA
How did you get involved with MAAD? Do you play for MAAD?
I attended several MAAD tournaments when I was a teenager and always wanted to be involved with MAAD. I started playing both sports after college! But basketball is my first love!
How long you have been on the MAAD Board? 
This is my first role on MAAD board so around two years but I am hoping for more roles on the Board in the future!
What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years? 
I would like to see more teams, more community support, and more fans coming to our tournaments!
What's a hidden talent you have?
Good question! If I tell you, it won't be hidden anymore! Find me if you really want to know!

Marti
Who are you and where do you live?
I am Marti Herman and I live in the Wizard of OZ!
How did you get involved with MAAD? Do you play for MAAD?
I’ve played softball for few years.
How long you have been on the MAAD Board? 
I’ve been on board since 2002 & again in 2008 as Secretary, then again in 2012 as Treasurer and been here since!
What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years? 
I would like to see more of variety different sports like disc golf, cornhole, and volleyball tournament if possible!!  Also, more youth teams as we need more teams!
What's a hidden talent you have?
I played violin for 9 years during my school years
Mack Weyers
Who are you and where do you live?
I am Mack Weyers and I live in Ashland, NE!
How did you get involved with MAAD? Do you play for MAAD?
It has been a tradition in my family! My grandfather, father, and uncle has been playing in MAAD for a long time and I wanted to be same as them and be a part of the history. I have been playing for MAAD since 2007 mostly focusing on basketball but did play softball few times.
How long you have been on the MAAD Board? 
Two years as a Delegate of Large!
What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years? 
I would love to see more growth in MAAD's teams, more young adults taking roles in MAAD's leaderships, more fans, and more opportunities for people to play!
What's a hidden talent you have?
Good question! Staying calm & strong and making people's day!
Greg Petersen
Who are you and where do you live?
I am Greg Petersen and I live in St. Louis, MO!
How did you get involved with MAAD? Do you play for MAAD?
I was a long time basketball & softball player for MAAD since 1975! I was inducted to the MAAD Hall of Fame in 1988!
How long you have been on the MAAD Board? 
I have been the Tournament Director since 2003! Around 18 years!
What do you want to see from MAAD in 5 - 10 years? 
I would love to see MAAD stay strong and going despite dwindling number of clubs and players!
What's a hidden talent you have?
My hidden talent is being a handyman!