Board of Directors

Shari B. Robertson, CCC-SLP

President



Shari B. Robertson,
			 CCC-SLP

Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a recently retired Provost’s Associate and Professor of speech-language pathology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. During her tenure at IUP, she provided leadership at the university level as well as teaching courses in the department at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Prior to earning her doctorate from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, Dr. Robertson was a school-based speech-language pathologist (SLP) for 18 years in West Bend, Wisconsin. During this time, she provided assessment and intervention for students from preschool through high school and administrative leadership for both the speech-language pathology and early-childhood intervention programs.

Dr. Robertson is committed to helping colleagues feel valued, connected, and inspired in their professional settings and nurturing future leaders and budding entrepreneurs who wish to grow personally and professionally. She has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and has presented hundreds of invited workshops at state, national, and international venues on a wide range of topics, including phonology, language, literacy, counseling, time and stress management, leadership, business development, and advocacy. Robertson owns several companies, including a publishing company that creates children’s literature and research-supported clinical materials written by SLPs and Audiologists.

Dr. Robertson, an ASHA Fellow, previously served on the ASHA Board of Directors as vice president for academic affairs in speech-language pathology (2012–2015). She was an ASHA Convention co-chair in 2000, has chaired a variety of convention topic committees, and participated numerous times as a Convention Topic Committee member. In addition, Robertson has served as an associate editor for Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools and on the editorial board for Communication Disorders Quarterly. At the state level, Robertson led as president of the president of the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association for two consecutive terms. She has been recognized as an outstanding alumna by Central Michigan University and received the Editor’s Award for Language for the Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research

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