John Reiningeris a long time advocate of the Deaf Community who has spent most of his adult life recognizing and fighting for the needs of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
John currently serves as Co-Chair for the ADA Committee for the City of Midwest City, President for Oklahoma City Association for the Deaf (OKCAD), an activist for Deaf Grassroots United of Oklahoma (DGMU), and Coordinator for Deaf Awareness Day (DAD) at the Oklahoma State Fair.
John is a tribal citizenship with the Muscogee/Creek Nation. He is a graduate of the Oklahoma School for the Deaf and comes from a large Deaf family. He Is married to Roshea and has three kids, all whom are Deaf. He holds two Associate's Degrees from Oklahoma State University. One in Architecture in CADD emphasis and the other in Building Inspection.
Whats your favorite childhood toy?
Micro Machines! I was always fascinated by the small details of these miniature cars.
What makes you proud to be part of the Deaf community?
To see Deaf people achieve success by accomplish their dreams without environmental barriers.
The mission of the Oklahoma Association of the Deaf (OAD) is to promote, protect and preserve the civil rights and quality of life of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in Oklahoma
The vision of the Oklahoma Association of the Deaf (OAD) is that even deaf and hard of hearing individual can and will obtain maximum potential through increased independence, productivity and integration. without barriers.