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Committee on Leadership Cultivation

Liaisons with the Immediate Past President


Oversee leadership development efforts, cultivate future BOD leaders, and provide broad strategic coordination of all leadership development efforts to ensure a strong pipeline of diverse, talented, qualified, and willing candidates for all committees, boards, and councils.


8 members plus the chair, all members, including chair, have voting rights. 4 audiologists and 4 SLPs, appointed by Committee on Committees. 6 members come from CNE-members just finishing their 2-year terms, 1 early career professional (younger than 30 years old or has less than 5 years experience in the professions), and 1 member who is a graduate of ASHA’s Leadership Development Program or the Association’s Minority Student Leadership Program. The Chair is a former BOD member and is appointed by the CoC. All terms are staggered 2 year terms.

The BOD liaison to the CLC is the Immediate Past President of the BOD.


  • Alison A. Lemke, Chair
  • Theresa H. Rodgers, Board Liaison
  • Noma B. Anderson
  • Edie Hapner
  • Dawnyale Foster Hill
  • Yaojan (Ryan) Liu
  • Robyn Martin
  • Faith M. Mogila
  • Garrett A. Nathan
  • Colleen M O'Rourke
  • Adrienne Graves (NSSLHA Representative)
  • Jordan Louise Girola (NSSLHA Representative)


2 years


  • ​2 meetings annually (January and Committee Day at the ASHA Convention)
  • 2–4 conference calls per year
  • Involvement and completion of the work of the committee

Desired Service Qualifications/Experiences

Prior service on the Committee on Nominations and Elections for six positions, a graduate of ASHA's Leadership Development Program or Minority Student Leadership Program for one position and an Early Career Professional (30 years of age or younger or less than 5 years in the profession) for another position. 

Staff Liaison

Andrea Falzarano (

ASHA Corporate Partners