American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

NSSLHA National Committee Profiles

NSSLHA's Executive Council uses a committee structure to discuss the business of the association and to sort through policy issues. Following is a summary of the work of NSSLHA's national committees:

Committee A: Executive
Committee B: NSSLHA Honors
Committee C: Student Affairs
Committee D: Public Affairs
Committee E: Convention


Committee A: Executive

NSSLHA's Executive committee has oversight of the following national office activities:

  • Regional Councilor application/selection process
  • Executive Council strategic planning process
  • Evaluation of NSSLHA representation on ASHA Boards and Committees
  • Chapter development
  • Bylaws amendments
  • Setting the agenda for the NSSLHA Executive Council meetings

Standing Members of Committee A

Chair: NSSLHA President
Co-chair: NSSLHA National Advisor 
Standing Member: NSSLHA President-elect
Standing Member: NSSLHA Vice-president
Standing Member: NSSLHA Vice-president elect
Standing Member: NSSLHA Past-president

Committee B: NSSLHA Honors

NSSLHA's Honors committee has oversight of the following national programs/activities:

  • "NSSLHA Loves" Campaign
  • NSSLHA Honors program
  • NSSLHA grants program
  • NSSLHA Scholarship Fund
  • Charge Up Your Chapter

Standing Members of Committee B

Chair: NSSLHA Vice-President
Co-chair: NSSLHA Vice president-elect 
Consultant: NSSLHA Director of Operations
Members: Any members of the NSSLHA Executive Council and current national members of NSSLHA

Committee C: Student Affairs

NSSLHA's Student Affairs committee has oversight of the following national programs/activities:

  • Culturally and linguistically diverse student issues
  • Audiology/SLP student issues
  • SLPA and audiology assistant issues
  • PhD shortage
  • Recruitment of male students

Standing Members of Committee C

Chair: 2nd year Regional Councilor
Co-chair: 1st year Regional Councilor
Consultant: NSSLHA Consultant for Student Affairs 
Members: Any members of the NSSLHA Executive Council and current national members of NSSLHA

Committee D: Public Affairs

NSSLHA's Public Affairs committee has oversight of the following national programs/activities:

  • Association marketing
  • NSSLHA publications
  • NSSLHA website

Standing Members of Committee D

Chair: 2nd year Regional Councilor
Co-chair: 1st year Regional Councilor
Consultant: NSSLHA Editor 
Members: Any members of the NSSLHA Executive Council and current national members of NSSLHA

Committee E: Convention

NSSLHA's Convention committee has oversight of the NSSLHA Experience at the ASHA Convention.

Standing Members of Committee E

Chair: 2nd year Regional Councilor
Co-Chair: 1st year Regional Councilor
Consultant: Consultant for Educational Programming
Members: Any members of the NSSLHA Executive Council and current national members of NSSLHA

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