Upper Northwest Representative
Les Fairbanks is excited to serve on the board to make positive changes for the deaf community! Les graduated in Minnesota School for the Deaf (now the Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf) in 1979 and graduated from post-secondary schools in 1985. He worked in different facilities for years before becoming an Over the Road driver for 15 years and retiring in 2017. Les hails from the White Earth Reservation, where he is an enrolled elder.
"I am overly excited to be on the Board, knowing I can make a real impact, serving and representing my peers around and in the Upper Northwest Region." ~ Les Fairbanks