2018 SIG Coordinating Committee Elections

The 2018 SIG Coordinating Committee elections will be open Wednesday, May 9, 2018 through Wednesday, June 13, 2018, 11:59 p.m., Central Time. ASHA has partnered with Survey and Ballot Systems (SBS) to administer these elections; eligible affiliates* will receive election information from "ASHA SIGs Election Coordinator" ( noreply@directvote.net). To ensure that your SIG Coordinating Committee election e-mails arrive safely in your inbox, add noreply@directvote.net as an approved sender.**

Look for the following election notices:

May 9–10 

E-mail notification

May 15–17

Paper notification mailed (to those unavailable by e-mail)

May 21 

E-mail reminder

May 30 

Reminder letter mailed (to all eligible voters)

May 31 

E-mail reminder

June 11 

Final e-mail reminder

Need your login information? Have it e-mailed to you again.

Not ready to vote now? Add a reminder to vote to your calendar.


The following SIGs are holding elections:

The following SIGs will not have vacant elected positions for the 2019–2021 term, so no elections are being held in 2018:

Per SIG policy regarding filling elected committee vacancies (see Nominations and Elections section of the SIG Handbook [PDF], SIG 8, Audiology and Public Health, has won the position by acclamation.

Candidate information, including a link to the candidate's profile on the ASHA Community, will be available on the online ballot. You must log into the ASHA Community to view the profiles.

Names of all new Coordinating Committee members will be released following the SIG elections.

Contact Information

For technical assistance on the voting site, contact SBS by phone at 1-866-909-3549,  via e-mail at support@directvote.net, or through an electronic support request; your request will be processed by noon (Central Time) the next business day.

Visit the Survey and Ballot Systems website to remove yourself from mailings from SBS; please note that if you want to receive mailings for future SIG elections, you will have to contact SBS to have your name and e-mail address returned to the contact list.

For general questions about the SIGs, contact ASHA's Action Center at 1-800-498-2071 or actioncenter@asha.org (M–F, 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m., Eastern Time).

*Only SIG affiliates (ASHA Members, including those who joined SIGs as doctoral students) are eligible to participate in the elections. International Affiliates, Associates, and NSSLHA members are not eligible to vote or hold office. ASHA membership and SIG affiliation had to be current as of Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

**For directions on how to add noreply@directvote.com as an approved sender, check with your IS/IT administrator or do a web search on this topic. Each e-mail provider (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo) is different.

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