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Resolutions and Motions Being Considered

The following resolutions and motions are being considered by the Board of Directors.

We welcome your input on any of the topics. Please send your comments to the Board of Directors before the closing of the discussion period.

Resolutions

BOD 23-2015

RESOLVED, That the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors (BOD) approve the June 2015 Guidelines for the Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology [PDF]; and further

RESOLVED, That the Guidelines be disseminated widely to academic programs and the ASHA membership.

Voting is scheduled for the July/August BOD meeting.

BOD 24-2015

RESOLVED, That the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors approve ASHA exploring partnership opportunities with other international speech-language-hearing organizations to jointly plan and execute international conferences in five countries. The countries involved are Ireland (in conjunction with the 2016 International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics [IALP] Congress), Brazil, India, Singapore, and the Philippines.

Discussion open until 7/28. Voting open 7/29–8/1.

BOD 25-2015

RESOLVED, That the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Board of Directors approve adding the position of clinical practitioner to the Ad Hoc Committee on the Audiology Education Summit (AuDSummit).

Discussion open until 7/29. Voting open 7/30–8/2.

BOD 26-2015

RESOLVED, That the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors approve ASHA to be listed as a supporter of the concept of an International Year of Sound in 2019. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and International Commission for Acoustics (ICA) would provide overall coordination of the International Year of Sound (e.g., opening the year, maintaining a website, and publicizing events). As a supporter, ASHA would be free to initiate and organize events ASHA believes appropriate to celebrate the International Year of Sound.

Discussion open until 7/29. Voting open 7/30–8/2.

BOD 27-2015

RESOLVED, That the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors (BOD) approve the ASHA Associates Program as a part of the ASHA operating budget. The purpose of the program is to support audiology assistants and speech-language pathology assistants working as support personnel within the continuum of service delivery and to support the certified ASHA members and certificate holders who supervise these individuals; and further

RESOLVED, That, beginning in 2017 and moving forward, the funding for the Associates Program will be a part of the operating fund budget.

Discussion open until 8/4. Voting open 8/5–8/7.

Motions

There are no motions currently being considered.

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