Board of Directors
Perry F. Flynn,
Vice President for Planning
Perry Flynn, M.Ed, CCC-SLP, is a professor and clinical educator at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) and is the consultant to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in the area of speech-language pathology. As state consultant, he authors best
practice documents that influence state legislation. He provides technical assistance and continuing education to thousands of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) across the state. As a professor and clinical educator at UNCG, he co-teaches academic and clinical courses related to school-age
students and supervises graduate students on and off campus. In the community, Perry and his graduate students provide clinical services to students with intellectual disabilities and to high school students at two equestrian therapy programs through an interprofessional practice model.
Mr. Flynn's many volunteer activities include his work with Special Olympics and Operation Smile. He serves as director of the Equestrian Sport Development Team and member of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics, North Carolina, and has served as an Operation Smile
volunteer on two missions to Jordan.
Mr. Flynn has been involved in service to the professions throughout his entire career including two terms on the North Carolina Speech-Hearing-Language Association Board of Directors and as a member of that association's Convention, Nominations, and Professional Affairs
Committees. He has also served on numerous ASHA committees, including the School Finance Committee (which he chaired) and the School Service Delivery Ad Hoc Committee. He has been a member, vice chair, and chair of the ASHA SLP Advisory Council and, most recently, was a member of the ASHA Board of
Directors and the Child Language Specialty Certification Standards Review Committee. Currently he serves ASHA as the Vice-President for Planning
Mr. Flynn is a Fellow of ASHA, has been the recipient of the UNCG Alumni Award, the Lindamood Clinical Leadership Award in Language and Literacy, the Clinical Achievement Award of the North Carolina Speech-Hearing-Language Association and the Editor's Award for Language,
Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.