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About HHPA

Serving the professionals who help Arizona hear better.

Hearing Healthcare Providers of Arizona (HHPA) is the nonprofit, professional association that represents Hearing Instrument Dispensers, Specialists, and Audiologists in Arizona.  Members are engaged in the practice of testing human hearing and selecting, fitting and dispensing hearing instruments.  

As one of fifty-four state and provincial chapters affiliated with the International Hearing Society, HHPA continues to recognize the need for promoting and maintaining the highest possible standards for its members in the best interest of the consumer.
Read the IHS Code of Ethics here.

As the membership organization for, and of, independent specialists, HHPA conducts programs in competency accreditation, education and training, and promotes specialty-level certification for its members.
You can find our bylaws here.

Officers & Board Members

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Ron Middleton, HIS

HHPA President

Ron Middleton is originally from Ogden Utah, but he was transferred to Arizona due to military assignment to Davis-Monthan AFB, Tucson Arizona 27 years ago. He retired from the United States Air Force serving for 22 years in 2005.

He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Technical Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.

He attained his hearing aid dispenser license in 2006, and has been a member of HHPA since 2006. His current position is the General Manager of Lifestyle Hearing Solutions.
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Miles Maxwell, HIS

HHPA Treasurer

Miles is a licensed and state-certified Hearing Instrument Specialist dispensing hearing aids with Miracle-Ear in Mesa, Arizona. Miles holds a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences from Arizona State University and has worked in emergent and non-emergent medicine since 2011.

Miles enjoys working as an HHPA board member to assist the organization in advocating for the hearing healthcare practice, and the professionals who provide hearing related services.

Miles can be reached at 480-807-6335
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Steve Barclay

HHPA Lobbyist and Attorney

Steve Barclay is an attorney with his own law firm, BARCLAY LEGAL, PLC.  He has spent his entire 33-year legal career practicing in the Phoenix area, and is a native Arizonan.

For many years Steve has concentrated his practice in the areas of state and local lobbying and government relations, as well as transactional legal work in the fields of health care, insurance, administrative and regulatory law. He serves as the registered lobbyist for Mayo Clinic in Arizona as well as for a number of other leading national and local institutions. He interacts regularly on their behalf at the Arizona Legislature and with the Executive branch, as well as with local governmental agencies, boards and commissions.

Steve received his Juris Doctor degree, cum laude, from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was an Assistant Editor of the Law Review, and his Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, from Oral Roberts University.
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Ana Perea BC-HIS

Board Member

Ana Perea is an Arizona State licensed and Board Certified Hearing Aid Specialist who started her profession in 2014. She is currently practicing her profession in Surprise with Miracle-Ear.  

Ana has been a member of International Hearing Society, IHS, since 2014 and member of Hearing Healthcare Providers of Arizona, HHPA, since 2015.  In 2019 she decided to take her commitment to the hearing profession a step further by becoming President of HHPA and stepped down to a Board member in 2021. She also became a Hearing Aid Dispenser Representative with the Speech and Hearing Professionals Advisory Committee for Arizona Department of Health Services in September of 2019.

Ana also likes to stay involved in a nonprofit organization called HeartFire Missions. Where she gets to work side by side with an ENT. Her expertise as a Hearing Aid Specialist provides the ENT with the proper information to establish if the patient is a candidate for surgery or hearing aids. She also assists in training young adults to perform basic medical skills and to advance their humanitarian aptitude.
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Scott Esbit, HIS

Board Member

My name is Scott Esbit & I am originally from Southern California. Along with Judy, my wife of 29 years and our two boys, I moved to Oro Valley in 2006.

Fast forward, with our boys (men) Simon is in his first year of medical school and Brandon is finishing up at Pima College, then up to NAU.

Licensed in California & Arizona, for the past 29 years I have personally assisted over 16,000 hearing impaired individuals as a Hearing Instrument Specialist. Since 2006, I have been employed by Sound Point Hearing Centers in the Greater Tucson area. I am also a certified loop installer.

Just about empty nesters, Judy and I enjoy walking with our dog Moose, hiking in the local mountains and skiing in the White Mountains. For the past fifty years, I have been an avid drummer and play in local bands. Yes, I do wear ear protection!
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Antonio Calderon BC-HIS

Board Member

Pediatrician from the National University of Mexico, University of Texas and University of Toronto

1991-1995 VP of Operations Miracle Ear Master Franchise for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean.

1996-1999 Open House Specialist For Miracle Ear Franchise in Texas

1999-2002 Regional Manager for Miracle-Ear Corporate

2002-2003 Regional Trainer for Miracle-Ear Corporate

2003-2004 Sales Manager and Trainer Miracle-Ear Dallas, TX

2004-2006 Director of Training Miracle-Ear Ohio

2006-2008 Director of Development Miracle-Ear Arizona

2008-2014 Professional Development Director Avada Audiology and Hearing Care

2014-2018 Regional Training Manager Amplifon Corporate

2018-Present Training Consultant

2010-Present Governor for the Southwest Territory International Hearing Society

2017-Present Treasurer for the Executive Committee International Hearing Society
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Ally Brownrigg

Board Member

Ally, a bilingual Arizona native, boasts over 14 years of experience as a licensed hearing instrument specialist. Her career journey has been marked by close collaboration with audiologists and ENTs in the valley, providing her with invaluable insights into the significance of hearing health from both professional and personal standpoints.As someone who lives with her own hearing loss, Ally empathetically understands the hurdles individuals face when seeking hearing care.

Transitioning from working alongside audiologists to establishing her own business, Ally now partners with ENT clinics in the valley, offering comprehensive care to her clients.Since 2023, Ally has served as a dedicated board member for HHPA, demonstrating her commitment to advancing the field of hearing health.

In April 2024, she was further recognized for her expertise and advocacy, being elected as one of the Hearing Aid Dispenser Representatives for the Speech and Hearing Advisory Committee with the Arizona Department of Health Services. This appointment solidifies Ally's dedication to driving forward hearing health initiatives within her community and beyond.
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Tammy Redl

Board Member

Tammy Redl has been a licensed hearing aid dispenser for the state of Arizona since 2007.  She has been a member of the Hearing Healthcare Providers of Arizona since 2007 and is currently working for US Vision, DBA JC Penney Optical and Hearing.  Prior to the hearing dispensing field she worked as a project accountant for a large architecture firm here in the valley.  That is where she met her husband.  They have 6 children together, which are all adults now.  Tammy loves to hike, mountain bike, kayak and go camping.  Along with a great passion to help people hearing better to live a great life.

Chris Weitzel HIS

Board Member