American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

2014 Convention Program Committee

Jaynee Handelsman, Co-Chair
Lynn Williams, Co-Chair

Academic and Clinical Education

Sarah Ginsberg, Topic Chair
Gina Tillard, Topic Chair
Theresa Bartolotta
Audrey Bernard
Valerie Boyer
Tim Brackenbury
Kyle Brouwer
Ginger Collins
Bill Cupples
Carol Dudding
Martin Fischer
John Folkins
Jennifer Friberg
Jerry Hoepner
Tami Howe
Courtney Karasinski
Rebecca Kelly-Campbell
Rik Lemoncello
Karen McComas
Tena McNamara
Tika Ormond
Suzanne Purdy
Heather Ramsdell
Byron Ross
Debra Schober-Peterson
Julia Shuler
Carolyn (Carney) Sotto
Lizbeth Stevens
Carrie Tamayo
Colleen Visconti
Christine Wyles

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

Cathy Binger, Topic Chair
Laura Ball
Meher Banajee
Miriam Boesch
Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker
Pat Dowden
Amy Goldman
Sandi Grether
Ning Hsu
Jennifer Kent-Walsh
Amie King
Rajinder Koul
Joanne Lasker
Mary Ann Lowe
Shelley Lund
John McCarthy
Miechelle McKelvey
Stephanie Meehan
Abdul Mukati
Nimisha Muttiah
Erika Nicsinger
Bill Ogletree
Wendy Quach
Emily Dayle Quinn
Skye Raupp
Laura Richardson Dengler
Eric Sanders
Sam Sennott
Gloria Soto
Julie Stratton Feuerstein
Amber Thiessen
Jen Thistle
Gail van Tatenhove
Jane Wegner
Carole Zangari

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Diane Williams, Topic Chair
Angie Barber
Katie Belardi
Jennifer Brown
Jenny Burton
Jennifer Collier
Elizabeth Crais
Daiquirie Crumrine
Richa Deshmukh
Susan Dewitt
Jill Duthie
Jessica Dykstra
Danai Fannin
Erinn Finke
Jessica Franco
Heidi Ham
Lynne Hewitt
Jane Hilton
Brittany Horvath
Moira Lewis
Lori Marra
Cara McComish
Lindee Morgan
Kimberly Murza
April Nelson
Siva Priya Santhanam
Trisha Self
Audra Sterling
Emily Studebaker
Laurie Swineford
Kathy Thieman-Baroque
Oliver Wendt
Lisa Wisman Weil
Meghan Wendelken

Business, Management, Telepractice, and Professional Issues

Mark DeRuiter, Topic Chair
Robin Alvares
Sarah Angerman
Cara Boester
Michelle Boisvert
Nancy Brandenburger
Marnee Brick
Dennis Burrows
Ellen Cohn
Michele Dorenkamp
Marilyn Fairchild
Charisse Gainey
Anita Halper
Larry Higdon
Linda Hinderschiet
Allison Isenberg
Melissa Jakubowitz
Lisa Keane
Linda Louko
Rebecca Lulai
Paula McGuire
Ann Michael
Lawrence Molt
Marva Mount
Ashley Northam
Melissa Passe
Kerrilyn Phillips
Ellen Reuler
Darlene Robke
Janna Smith Lang
Lesley Sylvan
Jennifer Taylor
Karen Tessler
Heidi Verticchio
Marilyn Wark

Cleft Lip and Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies

Nancy Scherer, Topic Chair
Adriane Baylis
Kathy Chapman
Maria Franca
Mary Hardin-Jones
David Jones
Mary O'Gara
Jamie Perry
Marlene Salas-Provance
Judy Trost-Cardamone
Kris Wilson
David Zajac

Cultural and Linguistic Considerations Across the Discipline

Brian Goldstein, Topic Chair
Sharynne McLeod, Topic Chair
Lisa Bedore
Daniel Bérubé
Françoise Brosseau-Lapré
Ferenc Bunta
José Centeno
Kathryn Crowe
Catherine Crowley
Leah Fabiano-Smith
Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann
Mark Guiberson
Carol Hammer
Suzanne Hopf
RaMonda Horton-Ikard
Andrea MacLeod
Thora Másdóttir
Lucía Méndez
Elizabeth Peña
Giang Pham
Karen Pollock
Raúl Rojas
Shelley Scarpino
Elin Thordardottir
Carol To
Seyhun Topbaş
Sarah Verdon
Deborah von Hapsburg
Carol Westby
Mehmet Yavaş

Fluency

Nan Bernstein Ratner, Topic Chair
Klaas Bakker
Kim Bauerly
Deryk Beal
Michael Blomgren
Shelley Brundage
Courtney Byrd
Craig Coleman
Derek Daniels
Jóhanna Thelma Einarsdóttir
Vijay Guntupalli
Amanda Hampton Wray
Charlie Healey
Carl Herder
Dan Hudock
Kia Johnson
Robin Jones
Jennifer Kleinow
Shelly Jo Kraft
Linda Louko
Nathan Maxfield
Sharon Millard
Katerina Ntourou
James Panico
Bob Quesal
David Shapiro
Vivian Sisskin
PeiTzu Tsai
Victoria Tumanova
Martine Vanryckeghem
Stacy Wagovich

Global Issues and Practices Across the Discipline

Brenda Louw, Topic Chair
Dolores Battle
Brooke Hallowell
Ana Claudia Harten
Kay Khoo
Lata Krishnan
Judy Kuster
Kristine Lundgren
Katie Masterson

Hearing Science

Robert Burkard, Topic Chair
Eric Bielefeld
Chris Brown
Katie Faulkner
Linda Hood
Edward Lobarinas
Brenda Ryals

Infant and Child Hearing: Screening and Assessment

Diane Sabo, Topic Chair
Kathryn Beauchaine
Allan Diefendorf
Michelle Kraskin
Patti Martin
Ryan McCreery
Karen Munoz
Sheila Pratt

Interprofessional Education and Practice

Alex Johnson, Topic Chair
Kenn Apel
Meredith Bosley O'Dea
Celia Hooper
Mikael Kimelman
Michelle Mentis
Robert Moore
Julie Scherz
Carmen Vega-Barachowitz

Intervention/Habilitation for Infants and Children With Hearing Loss

Melody Harrison, Topic Chair
Anita Vereb, Topic Chair
Kristina Blaiser
Paula Brown
Tina Childress
Ashley Garber
Krista Heavner
Todd Houston
Ray Hull
Kristen Kowalski
Mike Macione
Jane Madell
Mary Pat Moeller
Thomas Page
Lori Pakulski
Gale Rice
Sharon Ringwalt
Heidi Slager
Carrie Spangler
Lori Van Riper
Elizabeth Walker
Kathryn Wilson

Intervention/Rehabilitation for Adults With Hearing Loss

Joseph Montano, Topic Chair
Kathy Cienkowski
Sue Ann Erdman
J.P. Gagne
Louise Hickson
Ray Hull
Paula Myers
Gabriella Saunders
Jessica Sullivan
Christa Themann
David Wark

Language and Learning in School-Age Children and Adolescents

Amy Weiss, Topic Chair
Allison Haskill, Topic Chair
Karen Aumuller
Holly Cook
Barbara Culatta
Kerry Ebert
SallyAnn Giess
Twhanna Green
LaVae Hoffman
Jennifer Kleinow
Tamika LeRay
Diane Loeb
Mirza Lugo
Nikki Nelson
Monica Pershey
Sean Redmond
Vicki Samelson
Dixie Sanger
Cheryl Scott
Geraldine Theadore
Geralyn Timler
Rebecca Torres
Nadya Torres
Judy Vander Woude

Language Disorders in Adults

Michelle Bourgeois, Topic Chair
Nancy Alarcon
Javad Anjum
Erin Bush
Angela Ciccia
Aimee Dietz
Neila Donovan
Patrick Doyle
Kelli Evans
Lisa Edmonds
Gerasimos Fergadiotis
Abby Foster
Erin Godecke
Julie Griffith
Jackie Guendouzi
Darla Hagge
Adrienne Hancock
Amy Hasselkus
Jackie Hinckley
Amber Hollingsworth
Tammy Hopper
Monica Hough
Tami Howe
Karen Hux
Billy Irwin
Emi Isaki
Diane Kendall
Sarah Key-Delyria
Esther Kim
Kelly Knollman-Porter
Joanne Lasker
Jacqueline Laures
Susan Leon
Nidhi Mahendra
Mary Beth Mason-Baughman
Kimberly McCullough
Miechelle McKelvey
Karen McLaughlin
Sonia Mehta
Peter Meulenbroek
Maria Munoz
Jean Neils Strunjas
Bryan Ness
Robyn O'Halloran
Emma Power
Jamie Reilly
Amy Rodriguez
Miranda Rose
Katherine Ross
Meghan Savage
Noel Shafi
Kristie Spencer
Janet Simon
Caterina Staltari
Amanda Stead
Leanne Togher
Candace Vickers
Gloriajean Wallace
Sarah Wallace
Kristy Weissling
Gina Youmans
Scott Youmans

Language in Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

Pamela Hadley, Topic Chair
Alyson Abel
Nancy Brady
Shelley Bredin-Oja
Amy Costanza-Smith
Jade Coston
Jennifer C. Dalton
Amy Donaldson
Maria Diana Gonzales
Catherine Gottfred
Penelope Hatch
Jill Hoover
Karole Howland
Emily Lakey
Emily Lund
Hedda Meadan
Christy Wynn Moland
Maura Moyle
Janet Olson
Sharon Parisi
Heather L. Ramsdell-Hudock
M. Adelaida Restrepo
Megan Roberts
Barbara Rodriguez
Johanna Rudolph
Li Sheng
Nina Capone Singleton
Anu Subramannian
Brian Weiler
Juliann Woods

Language Science

Sandi Gillam, Topic Chair
Jill Brady
Jeff Coady
Ron Gillam
Daphne Hartzheim
Sridhar Krishnamurti
Klara Marton
Ben Munson
Jennifer Windsor

Literacy Assessment and Intervention

Laura Justice, Topic Chair
Kathy Gregory
Elizabeth Lanter
Lakeisha Johnson
Kim Murphy
Anne van Kleeck
Jackie Van Lankfeld
Karla Washington
Laura Willis

Motor Speech in Adults and Children

Edy Strand, Topic Chair
Kirrie Ballard
Deanna Britton
Heather Clark
Chris Dromey
Tepanta Fossett
Katarina Haley
Adam Jacks
Harrison Jones
Edwin Maas
Marja-Liisa Mailend
Tricia McCabe
Monica McHenry
Carole Roth-Abramson
Lucia Scheffel
Julie Stierwalt
Gregory Turner
Julie Wambaugh

NeuroAudiology

Paul Kileny, Topic Chair
Mike Dennis
Karen Gordon
Devin McCaslin
Christina Runge

Research Across the Discipline

Julie Noel, Topic Chair
Jeanane Ferre, Topic Chair
Sophie Ambrose
Dolores Battle
Stacy Betz
Curtis Billings
Eileen Brann
Kathy Coufal
Donna Geffner
Ray Hull
K. Love Johnson
Ray Kent
Sue Ellen Krause
Judy Montgomery
Barbara Moore
Frank Musiek
Emma Power

Speech Science

Karen Forrest, Topic Chair
Tessa Bent
Todd Bohnenkamp
Kate Bunton
Yi-Fang Chiu
Don Finan
Jenya Iuzzini
Antje Mefferd
Amy Neel
Ignatius Nip
Houri Vorperian

Speech Sound Disorders in Children

Rebecca McCauley, Topic Chair
Elise Baker, Topic Chair
Lauren Bland
Tim Brackenbury
Jan Edwards
Mary Louise Edwards
Kelly Farquharson
Lynn Flahive
Gregory Lof
Toby Macrae
Jane McCormack
Michele Morrisette
Benjamin Munson
Jonathan Preston
Susan Rvachew
Sherine Tambyraja
Ann Tyler

Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders

Mary Casper, Topic Chair
Leslie Aedo
Ann Bilodeau
Lynne Brady Wagner
Jen Chapin
Stephanie Daniels
Donna Edwards
Neina Ferguson
Candace Friedman
Memorie Gosa
Darlene Graner
Mario Landera
Kara Larson
Maureen Lefton Greif
Paula Leslie
Sarah Leyba
Christy Ludlow
Donna Lundy
Lori Morgan
Katy Peck
Samantha Procaccini
Luis Riquelme
Justin Roe
Donna Scarborough
Pam Smith
Linda Stachowiak
Catriona Steele
Laurie Sterling
Deb Suiter
Paula Sullivan
Megan Urban

Traumatic Brain Injury

Mary Kennedy, Topic Chair
Neil Shepard, Topic Chair
Jamie Bogle
Micaela Cornis-Pop
Julie Haarbauer-Krupa
Kathryn Hardin
Julie Honaker
Nancy Horowitz Moilanen
Erin Mattingly
Karen Hux
Miriam Krause
Rik Lemoncello
Nancy Solomon

Vestibular/Balance Assessment and Rehabilitation

Faith Akin, Topic Chair
Margot Beckerman
Kristen Janky
Kristal Riska
Erin Piker
Chris Zalewski

Voice and Alaryngeal Communication

Nelson Roy, Topic Chair
Preeti Sivasankar, Topic Chair
Susan Baker Brehm
Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer
Alison Behrman
Ryan Branski
Glenn Bunting
Maria Dietrich
Tanya Eadie
Elizabeth Erickson-Levendoski
Jackie Gartner-Schmidt
Chris Gaskill
Edie Hapner
Robert Hillman
Eric Hunter
Melda Kunduk
Rebecca Leonard
Ciara Leydon
Soren Lowell
Daryush Mehta
Claudio Milstein
Tom Murry
Chaya Nanjundeswaran
Brian Petty
Jack Pickering
Bruce Poburka
Bernard Rousseau
Mary Sandage
Heather Shaw Bonilha
Joseph Stemple
Cara Stepp
Kristine Tanner
Miriam Van Mersbergen
Christopher Watts
Barbara Weinrich
Nathan Welham

Local State/Host Representatives

Lisa Garrett
Celia Santini
Vivian Topp

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