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 Topbas
  • Sarah Verdon
  • Deborah von Hapsburg
  • Carol Westby
  • Mehmet Yavas

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
  • Allison Breit-Smith
  • Melinda Bridges
  • Kathy Gregory
  • Elizabeth Lanter
  • Kathy Lawton
  • Lakeisha Johnson
  • Kim Murphy
  • Mary Beth Schmitt
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jennifer Muckala
  • Tom Murry
  • Chaya Nanjundeswaran
  • 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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