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Vice President for Standards and Ethics in Audiology


3 years

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to the essential duties and responsibilities required for all Board of Directors (BOD) members, the Vice President for Standards and Ethics in Audiology is charged with the following tasks:

  • Help ensure that established policies and procedures for the planning, coordination, and evaluation of all Association-sponsored continuing education activities and products are maintained
  • Help ensure that established policies regarding continuing education activities provided by continuing education providers are maintained
  • Help ensure that established standards for certification in audiology are maintained
  • Attend one or more conventions and conferences of related audiology organizations as invited by ASHA’s Chief Staff Officer for Audiology and as the member’s schedule allows (e.g., American Academy of Audiology, Hearing Industries Association, Early Hearing Detection and Intervention, Education Audiology Association, National Hearing Conservation Association, World Congress of Audiology, Academy of Doctors of Audiology, American Balance Society, American Auditory Society, Acoustical Society of America). Note: Attendance at these conferences is shared among BOD members representing audiology.

ASHA Standing Committees, Boards, and Councils

The Vice President for Standards and Ethics in Audiology serves as the BOD liaison to the following ASHA standing Committees, Boards, and Councils (CBCs):

Essential Experience/Expertise/Skills

In addition to the Experience/Expertise/Skills essential for all BOD members, the Vice President for Standards and Ethics in Audiology requires the following:

  • Knowledge of ASHA’s Code of Ethics
  • Experience on previous ASHA committees such as the Board of Ethics, the Council for Clinical Certification in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, the Continuing Education Board, the Scientific and Professional Education Board, or other equivalent volunteer experience in state, national, and/or international organizations
  • Willingness to read, synthesize, and provide broad input to complex reports, particularly standards and ethics–related documents, in a timely manner
  • Understanding of standards and ethics programs at ASHA

Time Commitment (excluding travel time)

  • Weekly (routine tasks, emails, and voting): 4–6 hours
  • Monthly (CBC work and BOD virtual conferencing): 8–10 hours
  • Quarterly (meeting prep and attendance): 3–5 day

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