Program Specialist - Counseling Program & American Sign Language Program

Sonam has experience working at various community organizations such as Champlain Community Services, Northern Counseling and Support Services, and The Howard Center. He has a B.A. in Deaf Education focusing on Cross Cultural Communication and Mediation: Bridging deaf and hearing communities together. His thesis was about “Deaf Education and the Debates of the Systems”. He also holds a Certification of Specialization in Advanced Level in American Sign Language.

Born in Nepal and raised in Nepal, India, and Thailand, Sonam's multi-cultural perspective and commitment toward community-centered human services advances the CESS mission and strengthens our diverse community.

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

  • Languages
  • American Sign Language (ASL)


  • B.A. in Deaf Education from Hampshire College


  • 802-656-3888
Office Location:

101A Mann Hall