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Medicaid Committee

Liaisons with the Vice President for Government Affairs and Public Policy


Assist the Governmental Relations and Public Policy (GRPP) Board and the GAPP cluster in determining current economic issues and developing goals as related to audiology and speech-language pathology services specifically covered and reimbursed by Medicaid.


Five members, at least one from audiology and SLP. One appointed from the School Finance Committee and one appointed by Health Care Economics Committee


  • Nancy Lovering, Chair
  • Doanne Ward Williams (Board Liaison)
  • Beth Burns (SFC liaison)
  • Kim Ward (HCEC liaison)
  • Linda Hazard
  • Melanie Stinnett
  • Shelly Keller
  • Teresa Anthony


3 year term


​Two in-person meetings annually including one at the ASHA National Office and one at the ASHA Convention. Ten additional conference calls per year.

Desired Service Qualifications/Experiences

Knowledge and understanding of Medicaid, with specific understanding of Medicaid for children.

Staff Liaison

Tim Nanof, ex officio (

ASHA Corporate Partners