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February 9, 2005

Andrew Lange to Join CSD as Public Affairs Officer

From: CSD - Feb 9, 2005

Release Date: February 9, 2005
Contact: Amanda Barber
CSD Communications Office

Andrew Lange to Join CSD as Public Affairs Officer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — CSD announces Andrew Lange has accepted an officer position within the company’s Public Affairs department. Effective March 1, Lange will provide support in developing and maintaining CSD’s relationships with specific vendors.

Lange has over a decade of experience in the communications field, including positions at Sprint, AT&T and Hands On Video Relay Service, Inc.

He is currently the president of both the National Association of the Deaf and the Gallaudet University Alumni Association. In addition to a variety of other association memberships through the years, Lange has also served as president of Georgia Association of the Deaf, NAD Region III representative, chair of the NAD Membership Committee and was awarded the Gallaudet University Alumni Association’s Young Alumnus of the Year Award in 1996.

Lange graduated from Gallaudet University in 1983 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and data processing. In 1995, he received his master’s degree in organizational management from the University of Phoenix.

About CSD – CSD (also known as Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc.) was established in 1975, primarily to provide sign language interpreting services to deaf and hard of hearing adults in South Dakota. Today, CSD employs approximately 3,000 individuals in 42 offices across the nation, providing a broad continuum of social and human services programs, as well as telecommunications relay services. CSD is a private, nonprofit agency dedicated to providing quality services; ensuring public accessibility; and increasing awareness of issues affecting deaf, hard of hearing and individuals with speech disabilities. For more information, please visit