Revolutionary Learning. Evolutionary Practice. November 15-17 Boston, MA

  • 2018 Convention Program Committee

    Melissa Jakubowitz, Convention Co-Chair for Speech-Language Pathology

    Sharon A. Sandridge, Convention Co-Chair for Audiology

    Academic and Clinical Education

    • Laurie Sterling, Topic Chair
    • Jessica Sullivan, Topic Chair
    • Jamie Azios
    • Kenyetta Bolling
    • Paula Currie
    • Carol Dudding
    • Martine Elie
    • Lakeita Elle Emanuel
    • Dawn Ellis
    • Danai Fannin
    • Sarah Ginsberg
    • Kahla Graham
    • Kathryn Greenslade
    • Julie Honaker
    • Derek Isetti
    • Brittany Janowski
    • Iris Johnson Arnold
    • Mirza J. Lugo-Neris
    • Kim McCullough
    • Joe Murray
    • Jim Naas
    • Wren Newman
    • Marcel Paules-Broadway
    • Rebecca Santos Inzana
    • Erin Schafer
    • Kathy Shapely
    • Jennifer Simpson
    • Pam Smith
    • Keena Seward
    • Jennifer P. Taylor
    • Patrick R. Walden
    • Elizabeth Walker
    • Jane Wegner
    • Gwendolyn D. Wilson
    • Barbara Zucker

    Auditory/Central Auditory Processing

    • Thomas R. Zalewski, Topic Chair
    • Elizabeth Haley
    • Kristin Horan
    • Kavita Kaul
    • Tena McNamara
    • Larry Medwetsky
    • Zarin Mehta
    • Vishakha Rawool

    Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

    • Meher Banajee, Topic Chair
    • Barbara Braddock
    • John Costello
    • Russell Cross
    • Michelle D'Mello
    • Patricia Dowden
    • Debora Downey
    • Sandra Grether
    • Michelle Gutmann
    • Celeste Helling
    • Bronwyn Helmsley
    • Kim Ho
    • Tracy Kovach
    • Russell Lang
    • Stephanie Meehan
    • Ralf Schlosser
    • Howard Shane
    • Gloria Soto
    • Jenifer Sudkamp
    • Gail Van Tatenhove
    • Barbara Webber
    • Jane Wegner
    • Carol Zangari

    Autism Spectrum Disorders

    • Moira Pileggi, Topic Chair
    • Emily Rubin, Topic Chair
    • Angela Barber
    • Natalie Brane
    • Jennifer Brown
    • Vicky Carter
    • Abby Delehanty
    • Danai Fannin
    • Lama Farran
    • Sally Fuhrmeister
    • Karen Guerra
    • Patti Howard
    • Beth Huber
    • Shubha Kashinath
    • Elise Lindquist
    • Ciera Lorio
    • Erin Lozott
    • Betsy Miccuci
    • Lindee Morgan
    • Twyla Perryman
    • Jennifer Ro
    • Pamela Rollins
    • Siva Priya Santhanam
    • Elizabeth Schoen Simmons
    • Tricia Self
    • Sheri Stronach
    • Nayda Torres
    • Diane Williams
    • Juliann Woods

    Business and Practice Management

    • Patricia McCarthy, Topic Chair
    • Barbara J. Moore, Topic Chair
    • Alex Berg
    • Mike Hefferly
    • Denise Hokamura
    • Emily Homer
    • Kevin Ivory
    • Blythe Kitner
    • Katherine Mease
    • Joe Montano
    • Linda Pippert
    • Judy Rich
    • Theresa Rodgers
    • Sherry Sancibrian
    • Derek Stiles
    • Yvana Uranga-Hernandez

    Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders

    • Mary Hardin-Jones, Topic Chair
    • Youkyung Bae
    • Kathy Chapman
    • Scott Dailey
    • Karen Golding-Kushner
    • Lakshmi Kollara
    • Brenda Lowe
    • Alison Scheer-Cohen
    • Nancy Scherer
    • Kristina Wilson

    Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

    • Rachel M. Williams, Topic Chair
    • Alliete Alfano
    • Noma Anderson
    • Delores Battle
    • Elaine Bloom
    • Alejandro Brice
    • Joan Clark
    • Nathan Cornish-Raley
    • Ruth Crutchfield
    • Derek Daniels
    • Martine Elie
    • Barbara Fernandez
    • Brian Goldstein
    • Keisha Lindsay
    • Silvia Martinez
    • Jairius-Joaquin Matthews
    • Joe Melcher
    • Ianthe Murad
    • Michele Norman
    • Robert Pieretti
    • Constance Dean Qualls
    • Kenyatta Rivers
    • Linda Rosa-Lugo
    • Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin
    • Sheryl Rosin
    • Linda Smith
    • Carolyn (Carney) Sotto
    • Seijra Toogood
    • Steven Vertz
    • Doanne Ward-Williams
    • Sharon Williams
    • Betty Yu

    Fluency

    • Courtney T. Byrd, Topic Chair
    • Deryk Beal
    • Janet Bielby
    • Michael Blomgren
    • Dahye Choi
    • Ai Leen Choo
    • Geoff Coalson
    • Craig Coleman
    • Naomi Echorn
    • Robin Edge
    • Kurt Eggers
    • Charles Healey
    • Shelly Jo Kraft
    • Lisa LaSalle
    • Ken Logan
    • Ken St. Louis
    • John Tetnowksi
    • Victoria Tumanova
    • Evan Usler
    • Bridget Walsh
    • Scott Yaruss
    • Patricia Zebrowski

    Global Issues and Practices

    • Michael Robb, Topic Chair
    • Helen Grech
    • Yvette Hyter
    • Ramesh Kaipa
    • Anna Krajcin
    • DeAnne Wellman Owre
    • Gina Tillard
    • Carol To

    Health Literacy and Communication

    • Jessica Rossi-Katz, Topic Chair
    • Sarah Blackstone
    • Amy Hasselkus
    • Rebecca Kelly-Campbell
    • Carolyn Mayo
    • Marisa Wengryn
    • Kathryn Yorkston

    Hearing and Tinnitus Across the Lifespan

    • Marc Fagelson, Topic Chair
    • Julia Campbell
    • Martha Anne Ellis
    • Casie Keaton
    • John Kelly
    • Marcy Lau
    • Nicole Marrone
    • Elaine Mormer
    • Kelly Reavis
    • George Spanos
    • Denise Tucker

    Hearing, Language, and Speech in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Birth to School Transition

    • Donald M. Goldberg, Topic Chair
    • Kristen Baisley
    • Kristina Blaiser
    • Stacey Lim
    • Michael Macione
    • Jane Madell
    • James Mahshie
    • Patti Martin
    • Mary Pat Moeller
    • Amy Robbins
    • Christie Yoshinago-Itano
    • Terry Zwolan

    Hearing, Tinnitus, and Vestibular Science

    • Lauren Calandruccio, Topic Chair
    • Carmen Brewer
    • Ray Hull
    • Tiffany Johnson
    • Jennifer Lentz
    • Anna Meehan
    • Gayla Poling
    • Chris Sanford
    • Kathy Vander Werff
    • Matthew Walker

    Innovations, Debates, and Hot Topics in the Discipline

    • Patricia A. Dorn, Topic Chair
    • Judy Montgomery, Topic Chair
    • Harvey Abrams
    • Bonnie Brinton
    • Patrick Feeney
    • Mary Dale Fitzgerald 
    • Martin Fujiki
    • Mona Griffer
    • Mary Jo Cooley Hidecker
    • Lina Kubli
    • Gregg Lof
    • Ryan McCreary
    • Larry Molt
    • Christopher Moore
    • Eric Odgaard
    • Ilias Papathanasiou
    • Doug Parham
    • Beth Prieve
    • BJ Randolph
    • Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin
    • Toktam Sadralodabai
    • Kim Schairer

    Interprofessional Collaboration

    • Meredith A. Holcomb, Topic Chair
    • Lissa Power-deFur, Topic Chair
    • Debra Anderson
    • Andrea Brewer
    • Ivan Campos
    • Danika DePalma
    • Jolie Fainberg
    • Kellyn Hall
    • Amy Hardy
    • Courtney Hatcher
    • Emily Homer
    • Rebecca Inzana
    • Casey O'Keefe
    • Crystal M. Pitts
    • Sandra M. Prentiss
    • Brenda Seal
    • Heather Strader
    • Richelle Weese
    • Jason P. Wigand
    • Sally Wilson

    Language and Learning in School-Age Individuals

    • Rachel Powell, Topic Chair
    • Jennifer Schultz, Topic Chair
    • Lindsay Bierma-Curran
    • Kyle Brouwer
    • Lisa Chattler
    • Deborah Dixon
    • Tina Eichstadt
    • Carol Fleming
    • Perry Flynn
    • SallyAnn Giess
    • Barbara Goodson
    • Shirley Hauge
    • Marie Ireland
    • Jayne Jaskolski
    • Laura Justice
    • Lisa Keane
    • Nancy Kuhles
    • Michael Maykish
    • Lisa McDonald
    • Ashley Meaux
    • Dawn Merth-Johnson
    • LeKeitha Morris
    • Brandi Newkirk-Turner
    • Jan Norris
    • Giselle Nunez
    • Thelma H. Pierce
    • Amy Rosanet Lebert
    • Mary Shannon Marcella
    • Sue Torney
    • Ronda L. Walker
    • Geraldine Wallach
    • Amy L. Weiss
    • Francine Wenhardt
    • Julie Wolter
    • Vicki Young
    • Lyndsey Zurawski

    Language Disorders in Adults

    • Ellen Bernstein-Ellis, Topic Chair
    • Darla K. Hagge, Topic Chair
    • Rachel Agron
    • Michael Biel
    • Michelle Bourgeois
    • Vanessa Burshnic
    • Leora Cherney
    • Elisabeth (Lisa) D'Angelo
    • Lisa Edmonds
    • Madison Fox
    • Sandra Glista
    • Katarina Haley
    • Alexandra Hauptman
    • Amber Heape
    • Maya Henry
    • Jackie Hinckley
    • Jerry Hoepner
    • Elizabeth Hoover
    • Tammy Hopper
    • Esther Kim
    • Karen LaBarge-King
    • Alyssa Lanzi
    • Shannon Mauszycki
    • Marjorie Nicholas
    • Janet P. Patterson
    • Lyssa Rome
    • Tom Sather
    • Nina Simmons-Mackie
    • Katie Strong
    • Megan Sutton
    • Candace Vickers
    • Jessica Welsh

    Language in Infants through Preschoolers

    • Kathy L. Coufal, Topic Chair
    • Shari L. DeVeney, Topic Chair
    • Ruth Bahr
    • Stephen Camarata
    • Li-Rong Cheng
    • Connie Coltrane
    • Cynthia Core
    • Cynthia Cress
    • Christine Dollaghan
    • Lizbeth Finestack
    • Allison Gladfelter
    • Katie Gottfred
    • Paula Hopkins
    • Julie Hornback
    • Ning Hsu
    • Sue Ellen Krause
    • Karla McGregor
    • Laura Moody
    • Susan Moore
    • Toni Morehouse
    • Rhea Paul
    • Tina Peterkin
    • Emily Quinn
    • TJ Ragan
    • Heather Ramsedell-Hudock
    • Paula Rhyner
    • Megan Roberts
    • Sherry Sancibrian
    • Holly Storkel
    • Anu Subramanian
    • Teresa Ukrainetz
    • Carol Westby
    • Juliann Woods

    Leadership, Ethics, and Professional Issues

    • Sumitrajit (Sumit) Dhar, Topic Chair
    • Julie B. Noel, Topic Chair
    • Marguerite Burtis
    • Carol Fleming
    • Lindsay Knobelauch
    • Steve Madix
    • Dianne Meyer
    • Marva Mount
    • Ram Nileshwar
    • Donise Pearson
    • Greta Stamper
    • Laura Wilber
    • Laura Young-Campbell

    Literacy Assessment and Intervention

    • Monica L. Ferguson, Topic Chair
    • Kenn Apel
    • Ginger Collins
    • Barbara Culatta
    • Laura Delrose
    • Barbara Ehren
    • Sandi Gillam
    • Ron Gillam
    • Charlette Green
    • Shannon Hall-Mills
    • Jayne Jaskolski
    • Alan Kamhi
    • Robert Kraemer
    • John Lybolt
    • Julie Masterson
    • Nickola Nelson
    • Elizabeth Pena
    • Dara Rogoff
    • Linda Schreiber
    • Katie Squires
    • Maureen Staskowski
    • Janet Sturm
    • Tegan Tran
    • Gerry Wallach
    • Jeannene Ward-Lonergan

    Motor Speech Disorders Across the Lifespan

    • Diana Petroi, Topic Chair
    • Kristen Allison
    • Carolyn Baylor
    • Sue Caspari
    • Meghan Darling-White
    • Marios Fourakis
    • Maria Grigos
    • Kathy Jakielski
    • Megan MacPherson
    • Erin Mattingly
    • Janice Park
    • Sabiha Parveen
    • Panying Rong
    • Lucia Scheffel
    • Christine Truong
    • Rene Utianski

    Speech and Language Science

    • Donald S. Finan, Topic Chair
    • Defne Abur
    • Richard Andreatta
    • Alison Behrman
    • Jeff Berry
    • Megan Blossom
    • Adam Buchwald
    • Stephen Cavallo
    • April Garrity
    • Ling-Yu Guo
    • Carly Hosbach-Cannon
    • Ewa Jacewicz
    • Sarah Key-DeLyria
    • Jessica Kisenwether
    • Erika Levy
    • Antje Mefferd
    • Amy Neel
    • Ignatius Nip
    • Doug Parham
    • Sona Patel
    • Carolyn Quam
    • Susan Shaiman
    • Cara Stepp
    • Stephen Tasko

    Speech Sound Disorders in Normal-Hearing Children

    • Kelly Farquharson, Topic Chair
    • Lauren Bland
    • Francoise Brosseau-Lapre
    • Katy Cabbage
    • Lynn Flahive
    • Jill Hoover
    • Breanna Krueger
    • Toby Macrae
    • Lesley Magnus
    • Tara McAllister
    • Benjamin Munson
    • Jonathan Preston
    • Raul Prezas
    • Chelsea Privette
    • Sherine Tambyraja
    • Ann Tyler
    • Emily Wang

    Swallowing/Feeding and Associated Disorders

    • Jo Puntil, Topic Chair
    • Karen Ball
    • Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer
    • Denise Barringer
    • Emily Berry
    • Julie Blair
    • Fae Boczko
    • Beth Bouchard
    • Jessica Danley
    • Donna Edwards
    • Tessa Goldsmith
    • Memorie Goza
    • Jordan Hazelwood
    • Molly Knigge
    • Amy Larocca
    • Angela McKinney
    • Rob Melchionna
    • Barbara Messing
    • Lindsay Meyer-Turner
    • Tiffany Mohr
    • Breanna Nelson
    • Laishyang Ouyoung
    • Jan Pryor
    • Sara Sadler
    • Kristie Scritchfield
    • Linda Stachowiak
    • Catriona Steele
    • Debra Suiter
    • Nancy Swigert
    • Amy Thorpe-Wiley
    • Rinki Varindani
    • Brenda Villegas

    Telepractice and Technology

    • Deborah L. Carlson, Topic Chair
    • Lesley Edwards-Gaither, Topic Chair
    • Traci Bean
    • Kristina Blaiser
    • Nathan Cornish-Raley
    • Belinda Givens
    • Jenifer Jayme
    • Suzanne Kimball
    • Samantha Kleindienst Robler
    • Satyendra Kumar
    • Jackie Moore
    • Normarie Santiago
    • Anne Tharpe
    • Julie Verhoff

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    • Angela Mandas, Topic Chair
    • Jessica Brown
    • Erin Bush
    • Marlene Chojnowski
    • Nancy Cohick
    • Melissa Duff
    • Lynn Gallandt
    • Kathleen Johnson
    • Rik Lemoncello
    • Mary Beth Mason
    • Theresa O'Neil-Pirozzi
    • Ellen Parker
    • Jaclyn Starks
    • Thomas Thompson
    • Sarah Wallace
    • Valerie Weber

    Vestibular/Balance Issues Across the Lifespan

    • A. Tucker Gleason, Topic Chair
    • Julie Honaker
    • Erin Piker
    • Kristal Riska
    • Madison Saunders
    • Belinda Sinks
    • Alyssa Whinna

    Voice and Alaryngeal Communication

    • Edie Hapner, Topic Chair
    • Maia Braden
    • Ryan Branski
    • Jackie Gartner-Schmidt
    • Elizabeth Heller
    • Leah Helou
    • Marie Jette
    • Aaron Johnson
    • Meryl Kaufman
    • Katherine Marks
    • Claudio Milstein
    • Ilias Papathanasiou
    • Debra Phyland
    • Doug Roth
    • Bernard Rousseau
    • Sarah Schneider
    • Jeff Searles
    • Nancy Solomon
    • Yumi Sumida
    • Lauren Timmons
    • Laura Verdun
    • Edwin Yui
    • Aaron Ziegler

    Local State/Host Representatives

    • Meredith Finnie
    • Robert Melchionna