Committee on Nominations and Elections

Liaisons with the Immediate Past President

Charge

Provide a slate of at least two but no more than three (3) nominees for each office to be filled on the Board of Directors; develop, implement and revise, as necessary, procedures for increasing members' awareness of candidates for national office; resolve nominations and vacancy issues in the election of members to the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Councils; periodically evaluate the nomination and election process for ASHA national offices and the nomination and election process for members of the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Councils; supervise national elections; and periodically review the campaign and election practices for the Board of Directors and the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Councils.

Composition

The Committee on Nominations and Elections comprises the Immediate Past President (service as Chair) and six (6) ASHA members—3 audiologists and 3 speech-language pathologists—who have been ASHA members for at least 10 years; they are appointed by the Committee on Committees. 

Members

  • Elise Davis-McFarland, Chair and Board Liaison
  • Noma B. Anderson 
  • Edie Hapner
  • Yaojan Liu
  • Robyn Windham Martin
  • Faith M. Mogila
  • Colleen M. O'Rourke 

Term

2 years then serve 2 years on the Committee on Leadership Cultivation

Commitments/Obligations

  • ​Review nominations electronically
  • Participate in 4–6 conference calls annually
  • 2 meetings annually (January and Committee Day at the ASHA Convention)
  • 20 hours per month from December–January
  • 5 hours per month the rest of the year

Desired Service Qualifications/Experiences

  • Current ASHA member and through service if elected
  • ASHA membership for at least 10 years
  • Following two year term on the CNE, the member would serve a two year term on the Committee on Leadership Cultivation (CLC)

Note: The CNE conducts much of its business electronically. As such, computer and internet access is required for service.

Staff Liaison

Andrea Falzarano (afalzarano@asha.org)