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Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)

The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) is composed of 18 members identified below, including at least 11 individuals from CAA-accredited programs, 5 clinical practitioners who are employed full-time in non-academic settings, and 1 public member. This composition includes 10 members who represent the profession of speech-language pathology and 7 members who represent the profession of audiology. See Chapter V, "Operation of the Council on Academic Accreditation" of the Accreditation Handbook for a complete description of the CAA's composition.

2016 Roster

Member Term of Office
Mikael D. Z. Kimelman, PhD, CCC-SLP
(Chair)
Academic-SLP
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2013–2016

Radhika Aravamudhan, PhD, CCC-A
Academic-Audiology
Salus University-George S. Osborne School of Audiology
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania

2016–2019
Mary Beth Armstrong, PhD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
University of Montevallo
Montevallo, Alabama
2016–2019
Teresa Renee Charlifue-Smith, MA, CCC-SLP
Practitioner-SLP
JFK Partners, Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Aurora, Colorado
2016–2019

Derick Deweber, MS, CCC-SLP
Practitioner-SLP 
Therapy Management Corporation
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2014–2017
Anthony DiLollo, PhD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
Wichita State University
Wichita, Kansas
2016–2019
Linda Dye, AuD, CCC-A
Practitioner-Audiology
North Coastal Consortium for Special Education, San Diego County Office of Education
San Diego, California
2015–2018
Jennifer Friberg, EdD, CCC-SLP, BRS-CL
(Vice Chair for Speech-Language Pathology)
Academic-SLP
Illinois State University
Normal, Illinois
2015–2018

Joanne Greathouse, EdS, RT (R), FASRT, FAERS
Public Member
Sun City, Arizona

2013–2016
Sue T. Hale, MCD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee
2013–2016
Sarah Hallowitz, AuD, CCC-A
Practitioner-Audiology
Phoenix VA Healthcare System
Phoenix, Arizona
2014–2017

Carolyn Wiles Higdon, EdD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
University of Mississippi
Oxford, Mississippi

2015–2018
Monica Hough, PhD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
Florida International University
Miami, Florida
2015–2018
Annette Hurley, PhD, CCC-A
(Chair-Elect)
Academic-Audiology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
2014–2017
Katandria Love Johnson, DrPH, MS, MA, CCC-SLP
Practitioner-SLP
K&K Services, Inc./Children's Medical Center of Dallas/Cook
Children's Health Care System
Cedar Hill, Texas
2015–2018
Steven G. Madix, PhD, CCC-A/SLP
Academic-Audiology
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, Louisiana
2016–2019

Maryrose McInerney, PhD, CCC-A
(Vice Chair for Audiology)
Academic-Audiology
Montclair State University
Upper Montclair, New Jersey

2013–2016

Stephen E. Oshrin, PhD, CCC-A
Academic-Audiology
University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, Mississippi     

2016–2019

Ex Officios and BOD Liaisons

Member Term of Office
Patrima L. Tice
CAA Ex Officio
Director of Accreditation
ASHA
 

Dan C. Halling
CAA Ex Officio (CFCC Chair)
Grand Valley State University
Grand Rapids, Michigan

2016–2017

Barbara Cone
Vice President for Academic Affairs in Audiology
(ASHA Board of Directors Liaison)
University of Arizona
Tucson, Arizona

2014–2016

A. Lynn Williams 
Vice President for Academic Affairs in Speech-Language Pathology
(ASHA Board of Directors Liaison)
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee

2016–2018

 

National Office Staff

Sue Flesher
CAA Recorder
Associate Director for Accreditation Services
ASHA

Russie Allen
Accreditation Program Coordinator
ASHA

Tess Kirsch
Associate Director of Accreditation for Policy and Education
ASHA

Kelly Velasquez
Associate Director of Accreditation for Research and Quality Management
ASHA

Megan Woods
Manager of Accreditation Systems
ASHA

ASHA Corporate Partners