Committee on Nominations and Elections

Liaisons with the Immediate Past President

Charge

Provide a slate of at least two but no more than three (3) nominees for each office to be filled on the Board of Directors; develop, implement and revise, as necessary, procedures for increasing members' awareness of candidates for national office; resolve nominations and vacancy issues in the election of members to the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Councils; periodically evaluate the nomination and election process for ASHA national offices and the nomination and election process for members of the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Councils; supervise national elections; and periodically review the campaign and election practices for the Board of Directors and the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Councils.

Composition

The Committee on Nominations and Elections is composed of the Immediate Past President (serving as Chair) and six (6) ASHA members. Three (3) ASHA member audiologists will be elected by the Audiology Advisory Council (AAC); three (3) ASHA member speech-language pathologists will be elected by the Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council (SLPAC).

Members

  • Gail J. Richard, Chair & Board Liaison 
  • Edie Hapner
  • Yaojan Liu
  • Faith Mogila
  • Christina Yeager Pelatti
  • Wren S. Newman
  • Jennifer Simpson

Term

2 years then serve 2 years on the Committee on Leadership Cultivation

Commitments/Obligations

  • ​Review nominations electronically
  • Participate in 4–6 conference calls annually
  • 2 meetings annually (January and Committee Day at the ASHA Convention)
  • 20 hours per month from December - January
  • 5 hours per month the rest of the year

Desired Service Qualifications/Experiences

  • Current ASHA member and through service if elected
  • ASHA membership for at least 10 years
  • Following two year term on the CNE, the member would serve a two year term on the Committee on Leadership Cultivation (CLC)

Staff Liaison

Andrea Falzarano (afalzarano@asha.org)