American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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.

2014 Roster

Member Term of Office

Joan Besing, PhD, CCC-A
(Chair)
Academic-Audiology
Montclair State University
Upper Montclair, New Jersey

2012–2014

Nancy Creaghead, PhD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

2011–2014

Derick Deweber, MS, CCC-SLP
Practitioner-SLP
HCR ManorCare
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

2014–2017

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

2013–2016

Sue T. Hale, MCD, CCC-SLP
(Chair-Elect)
Academic-SLP
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee

2013–2016

Sarah Hallowitz, AuD, CCC-A
Practitioner-Audiology
Phoenix VA Healthcare System
Phoenix, Arizona
2014–2017
Robert E. Hanyak, AuD, CCC-A
(Vice Chair for Audiology)
Academic-Audiology
University of the Pacific
Stockton, California
2012–2015

Kaye Williams Hill, AuD, CCC-A
Practitioner-Audiology
Muscogee County School District
Columbus, Georgia

2011–2014

Annette Hurley, PhD, CCC-A
Academic-Audiology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, Louisiana
2014–2017

Mikael Kimelman, PhD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2013–2016

Charles Madison, PhD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
Washington State University
Spokane, Washington

2011–2014

Maryrose McInerney, PhD, CCC-A
Academic-Audiology
St. John's University (part of Long Island AuD Consortium)
Queens, New York

2013–2016

Susan Moore, JD, MA, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
University of Colorado, Boulder
Boulder, Colorado

2013–2016

Lauren K. Nelson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Academic-SLP
University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, Iowa

2011–2014

Mary Lou Poole, MS, CCC-SLP
(Vice-Chair for Speech-Language Pathology)
Academic-SLP
Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana

2011–2014

John Preece, PhD, CCC-A
Academic-Audiology
Hunter College and City University of New York–The Graduate Center
New York, New York

2012–2015
Robert Rimac, PhD, CCC-SLP
Practitioner-SLP
Palm Springs Unified School District
Palm Springs, California
2012–2015

Vacant
Practitioner-SLP

 

 

Ex Officios and BOD Liaisons

Member Term of Office

Melissa Passe
CAA Ex Officio (CFCC Chair)
Truman State University
Kirksville, Missouri

2014–2015

Patrima L. Tice
CAA Ex Officio
Director of Accreditation
ASHA

 

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

2014–2016

Shari Robertson
Vice President for Academic Affairs in Speech-Language Pathology
(ASHA Board of Directors Liaison)
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, Pennsylvania

2013–2015

 

National Office Staff

Sue Flesher
CAA Recorder
Associate Director for Accreditation Services
ASHA

Saba Ahmed
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

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