Paal Richard Peterson

For the position of board member nominated by the Norwegian Association of the Deaf

Peterson is a political scientist with experience from managing organizations, both in the deaf world and in the public sector. His current job is CEO of Døves Media, which makes programs for the national broadcasting company, NRK, and for own website. His former job was managing the sign language department in NRK. He has been general secretary and board member of the Norwegian Association of the Deaf, board member of many associations, and is currently president of the Norwegian Deaf Chess Association. He has published many articles, most of them focusing upon sign language legislation and freedom of speech.