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Ammons Steps Down as ICSD President

Taipei, TPE - On the opening day of the 42nd ICSD Congress, Dr. Donalda Ammons announced that she was withdrawing her name from nomination for re-election as President. Citing that she believed the two remaining nominees for President could lead ICSD into the future, Ammons stated that she was looking forward to new adventures in her life. Ammons has been involved in deaf sports for 35 years as an athlete, coach and leader. She served the AAAD/United States Deaf Sports Federation for 21 years and has been on the Board of ICSD for 14 years. Dr. Ammons' presidency will end at the conclusion of the 21st Deaflympics currently underway in Taipei, Taiwan, and after a short period of transition. Mr. Craig Crowley of Great Britain will succeed her.