2022 Convention Program Committee

Mark DeRuiter, Co-Chair for Audiology

Edie R. Hapner, Co-Chair for Speech-Language Pathology

Acquired Cognitive Communication Disorders

  • Peggy Blake, Topic Chair
  • Jessica Brown, Topic Chair
  • Kristen Ackley
  • Rebecca Boersma
  • Allison Buroker
  • Lindsey Byom
  • Kathleen Cazzato
  • Heather Coles
  • Natalie Covington
  • Michael de Riesthal
  • Melissa Duff
  • Karen Gallagher
  • Kelli L. Gorajec
  • Juliet Haarbauer-Krupa
  • Kathy Hardin
  • Emi Isaki
  • Melissa Johnson
  • Louise Keegan
  • Kelly Knollman-Porter
  • Karen Le
  • André Lindsey
  • Jennifer Lundine
  • Katherine Maddy
  • Erin Mattingly
  • Jamila Minga
  • Emily Morrow
  • Bryan Ness
  • Rocio Norman
  • Katy O'Brien
  • Ileana Ratiu
  • Jessica Salley Riccardi
  • Amber Thiessen
  • Lyn Turkstra
  • Sarah Wallace
  • Madeline Wollersheim

Adult Swallowing: Normal and Disordered

  • Lori Burkhead-Morgan, Topic Chair
  • Kevin Renz Ambrocio
  • Joan Arsenault
  • Ed Bice
  • James Borders
  • Elsa Castillo
  • Edgar Clark
  • Marty Coan
  • Stephanie Daniels
  • Jessica Danley
  • Cara Donohue
  • Donna Edwards
  • Jamie Fisher
  • Sonya Floyd
  • Roxann Diez Gross
  • Julie Hicks
  • Joey Laus
  • Georgia Malandraki
  • Yvette McCoy
  • Ashwini Namasivayam-MacDonald
  • Hong (Liz) Nguyen
  • Rachel O'Brien
  • Towino Paramby
  • Jo Puntil
  • Stephanie Reyes
  • Luis F. Riquelme
  • Kelly Salmon
  • Erin Silverman
  • Fred Stahl
  • Heather Starmer
  • Nancy Swigert
  • Duane Trahan
  • Michelle Troche

Audiology Implantables

  • Andrea Warner-Czyz, Topic Chair
  • Katelyn Berg
  • Hannah Eskridge
  • Matthew Fitzgerald
  • Tina Grieco-Calub
  • William Shapiro
  • Kathryn Wiseman
  • Lindsay Zombek

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)

  • Carole Zangari, Topic Chair
  • Tami Altschuler
  • Andrea Barton-Hulsey
  • Tina Caswell
  • Tracy Crosby
  • Krista Davidson
  • Devon Dee
  • Kate DeJarnette
  • Sarah Douglas
  • Meredith Gohsman
  • Jessica Gormley
  • Michelle Gutmann
  • Nancy Harrington
  • Penelope Hatch
  • Cat Kanter
  • Rachel Kasturi
  • Keysla Lee
  • Kristen Lewandowski
  • Erin Lozott
  • Rachel Madel
  • Lesley Mayne
  • Kate McLaughlin
  • Amy Miller Sonntag
  • Mariateresa H. Muñoz
  • Dan Phillips
  • Emily D. Quinn
  • Amy Roman
  • Christina Royster
  • Rachel Santiago
  • Nayda Torres-Soto

Autism

  • Lauren DeThorne, Topic Chair
  • Amy Donaldson, Topic Chair
  • Allison Bean
  • Joann Benigno
  • Jenny M. Burton
  • Kelly Coburn
  • D'Jaris Coles-White
  • Hillary Crow
  • Jill Dolata
  • Rachel Dorsey
  • Jacquelyn Fede
  • Erinn Finke
  • Caroline Gaddy
  • Rose Griffin
  • Christine Holyfield
  • Sara Kover
  • Lori Marra
  • Avinash Mishra
  • Kelli Pierce
  • Patty Prelock
  • Rachel Reetzke
  • Siva Priya Santhanam
  • Karyn Lewis Searcy
  • Aaron Shield
  • Nicole Sparapani
  • Jessica Steinbrenner
  • Geralyn R. Timler
  • V. Tisi
  • Cara E. Tyson
  • Thelma Uzonyi
  • Joseph Vera
  • Diane Williams
  • Matt Zellner

Business and Practice Management: SLP

  • Melanie W. Hudson, Topic Chair
  • Aaron Ziegler, Topic Chair
  • Cara Bryan
  • Emily Chandler
  • Amy Davis
  • David Dean
  • Roshonda Epps
  • Ellayne Ganzfried
  • Amber Heape
  • Mary Beth Hines
  • Meryl Kaufman
  • Kristie Knickerbocker
  • Ashleigh Lambert
  • Andrew Lee
  • Leann Schouten
  • Laura Sibbald
  • Deborah Swain
  • Treasyri Wood

Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders

  • Adriane Baylis, Topic Chair
  • Matt Ford
  • Lynn Grames
  • Lakshmi Kollara Sunil
  • Lauren Madhoun
  • Sheila Mathew
  • Kaylee Paulsgrove
  • Alison Scheer-Cohen
  • Nancy Scherer
  • Chelsea Sommer
  • Linda Vallino-Napoli
  • Sarah Vetter
  • Kris Wilson

Dispensing, Business and Practice Management: Audiology

  • Brianna E. Robertson, Topic Chair
  • Jeremy Donai
  • Sonia Hamidi
  • Emily Pastore
  • Jason Thomas
  • Wendy Thorne

Equity and Cultural–Linguistic Diversity

  • RaMonda Horton, Topic Chair
  • Yvette D. Hyter, Topic Chair
  • Melanie Alcala
  • Johanna Boult
  • Maria Brea
  • Lena Caesar
  • Jose Centeno
  • Hsinhuei Chiou
  • Belinda Daughrity
  • Jamie Desjardins
  • Danai Fannin
  • Brenda Gorman
  • Grace Hao
  • Elizabeth Ijalba
  • Nicole Koonce
  • Joe Melcher
  • Brandon Merritt
  • Lakeitha Morris
  • Danielle Moss
  • Maria Muñoz
  • Vishnu Nair
  • Gisselle Nuñez
  • Elia Olivares
  • Phuong Palafox
  • Chelsea Privette
  • Gregory Robinson
  • Raul Rojas
  • Diane Scott
  • Bea Staley
  • Pumpki Su
  • Karla Washington
  • C'Rai Weeden Shannon
  • Sharon Williams
  • Christine Yoshinaga-Itano
  • Betty Yu

Fluency

  • Derek E. Daniels, Topic Chair
  • Michael Azios
  • Amit Bajaj
  • Paul Blanchet
  • Shelley Brundage
  • Ho Ming Chow
  • Emily Garnett
  • Corrin Gillis
  • Amanda Hampton Wray
  • Charles Hughes
  • Megan MacPherson
  • Levi Ofoe
  • Scott T. Palasik
  • James Panico
  • Kristin Pelczarski
  • Ryan Pollard
  • Erik Raj
  • Cara Singer
  • Gregory Spray
  • Evan Usler
  • Bridget Walsh
  • Mary Weidner

Global Issues and Practices

  • Martine Elie, Topic Chair
  • Sofia Carias
  • Prabhu Eswaran 
  • Fatimah Ibrahim
  • Dorian Lee-Wilkerson
  • Silvia Martinez
  • Mahchid Namazi
  • Brittney Prince
  • Sulare Rose
  • Chisomo Selemani
  • Lei Sun
  • Suma Suswaram

Head and Neck Cancer Issues

  • Mario A. Landera, Topic Chair
  • Brittni Carnes
  • Cara Evans
  • Jessica Gregor
  • Holly Hess
  • Danielle Hiner
  • Bretton Jenks
  • Veena Kallambettu
  • Joann Kmiecik
  • Tamar Kotz
  • Kristen Linnemeyer
  • Liane McCarroll
  • Mallory Moore
  • Gina Palma
  • Leila Regio
  • Kiara Savage
  • Jeff Searl

Health Literacy: Access, Communication, and Outcomes

  • Kelly Farquharson, Topic Chair
  • Jennifer Simpson, Topic Chair
  • Samuel Atcherson
  • Sydney Bassard
  • Erin Bush
  • Natalie Douglas
  • Teresa Girolamo
  • AC Goldberg
  • Renee Kinder
  • Chenell Loudermill
  • Rhiannon Luyster
  • Anne Reed
  • Caitlin Sapp

Hearing, Balance, Tinnitus – Assessment and Intervention: Adults

  • Kathleen M. Cienkowski, Topic Chair
  • Jacqueline DiFrancesco
  • Kristin Dilaj
  • Marc Fagelson
  • Elizabeth Humphrey
  • Emily Lee
  • Nicole Marrone
  • Sherri Smith
  • Torri Ann Woodruff

Hearing, Balance, Tinnitus – Assessment and Intervention: Pediatric

  • Kimberly Ward, Topic Chair 
  • Erin Donlin 
  • Ashley Grillis 
  • Hugo Guerrero 
  • Stacey Lim 
  • Erin Plyler

Hearing, Tinnitus, and Vestibular Science

  • Nicholas Reed, Topic Chair
  • Sarah Faucette
  • Ashley Flagge
  • Elizabeth Kolberg
  • Kelly Malcolm
  • Sara Mamo
  • Gabrielle Merchant
  • Amanda Rodriguez
  • Kristine Sonstrom
  • Peter Wasiuk

    Language Disorders in Adults

    • Jerry K. Hoepner, Topic Chair
    • Katie A. Strong, Topic Chair
    • Brent Archer
    • Michelle Armour
    • Jamie Azios
    • Larry Boles
    • Jennifer Brello
    • Melinda Corwin
    • Clarisse El Khouri
    • Tyson Harmon
    • Julie Hart
    • Naomi Hashimoto
    • Heather Isaacson
    • Adam Jacks
    • Esther Kim
    • Alyssa Lanzi
    • Jacqueline Laures-Gore
    • Marion Leaman
    • Jodi Morgan
    • Andrea Moss
    • Erline Nakano
    • Robin Pollens
    • Jessica Richardson
    • Martha Sherrill
    • Maura Silverman
    • Amanda Simmons
    • Gretchen Szabo
    • Allison Underwood
    • Jessica Welsh

    Language in Infants Through Preschoolers

    • Julie Feuerstein, Topic Chair
    • Jacqueline A. Towson, Topic Chair
    • Diana Abarca
    • Jennifer Brown
    • Stephen Camarata
    • Li-Rong "Lilly" Cheng
    • Kathy Coufal
    • Nicole Gallagher
    • Kathryn Greenslade
    • Natalie Mikkelson
    • Phyllis Morgenstern
    • Amy Pace
    • Twyla Perryman
    • Danika Pfeiffer
    • Amy Rodda
    • Molly Romano
    • Jennifer Sharpless
    • Audra Sterling

    Language, Speech and Hearing in Children Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    • Kristina Blaiser, Topic Chair
    • Elizabeth Preston, Topic Chair
    • Alliete Alfano
    • Becky Clem
    • Sarah Crow
    • Meaghan Foody
    • Sandra Hancock
    • Susie Jones
    • Michelle Pho
    • Carrie Spangler
    • Meredith Spratford

    Leadership and Professional Issues

    • Shari Robertson, Topic Chair
    • Theresa Rodgers, Topic Chair
    • Elise Davis-McFarland
    • Ianthe Dunn-Murad
    • Perry Flynn
    • Janita Gilliam
    • Dawnyale Hill
    • Marie Ireland
    • Melissa Jakubowitz
    • Sucheta Kamath
    • Angela Kennedy
    • Jessica Kisenwether
    • Rachel Powell
    • Sonja Pruitt-Lord
    • Paul R. Rao
    • Lindsay Riegler
    • Tara Roehl
    • Amy Rosonet LeBert
    • Sharon Sandridge
    • Jennifer Schultz
    • Jessica R. Sullivan
    • Rene Utianski
    • Anita Vereb
    • Glenn Waguespack
    • JJ Whicker
    • Chelsea Woodard

      Literacy Assessment and Intervention

      • Ashley Bourque Meaux, Topic Chair
      • Crystle Alonzo
      • Danielle Brimo
      • Ginger Collins
      • Nicole Dickerson
      • Carla Ezell
      • Christine Fiestas
      • SallyAnn Giess
      • Kai Greene
      • Shannon Hall-Mills
      • Tiffany Hines
      • Amy Hobek
      • Jayne Jaskolski
      • Susan Loveall
      • Leesa Marante
      • Kim Murphy
      • Jan Norris
      • Abbie Olszewski
      • Crystal Randolph
      • Katie Squires
      • Connie Summers
      • Julie Wolter
      • Carla Wood

      Models of Academic and Clinical Education

      • Jeffrey DiGiovanni, Topic Chair
      • Cheryl Messick, Topic Chair
      • Saradha Ananthakrishnan
      • Michael Bergen
      • Janet Bradshaw
      • David Brown
      • Erin Clinard
      • Kate Cook
      • Nicole Corbin
      • Audrey Farrugia
      • Nancy Gauvin
      • Sarah Ginsberg
      • Sharon Glennen
      • Lynette (Lyn) Goldberg
      • Mollie Harding
      • Lindsey Jorgensen
      • Anne Marie Kubat
      • Qiang Li
      • Yan Ma
      • John McCarthy
      • Angela Medina
      • Juliana Miller
      • Garrett Nathan
      • Anne Perrotti
      • Adele S. Raade
      • Susan Shaiman
      • Hannah Siburt
      • Glen Tellis
      • Gina Tillard
      • Colleen Visconti
      • Jennifer Whited

      Motor Speech Disorders and Other Speech Sound Disorders In Adults

      • Nancy Pearl Solomon, Topic Chair
      • Dallin Bailey
      • Deanna Britton
      • Heather Clark
      • Kathryn Connaghan
      • Meghan Darling-White
      • Annalise Fletcher
      • Adriana Garcia
      • Shatonda Jones
      • Elaine Kearney
      • Ramya Konnai
      • Christina Kuo
      • Kaitlin Lansford
      • Jimin Lee
      • Kate Nealon
      • Sabiha Parveen
      • Jayanti Ray
      • Panying Rong
      • Kristie Spencer
      • Sarah Szynkiewicz
      • Julie Wambaugh
      • Jason Whitfield

      Neuroaudiology and Central Auditory Processing

      • Teri James Bellis, Topic Chair
      • Cydney Fox
      • Angela Loucks Alexander
      • Jennie Sabers
      • Tina Stoody
      • Amanda Waba

      Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing

      • Memorie Gosa, Topic Chair
      • Rachel Arkenberg
      • Michelle Dawson
      • Pamela Dodrill
      • Raquel Garcia
      • Shayne Kimble
      • Ramya Kumar
      • Kara Larson
      • Jeanne Marshall
      • Emily Mayfield
      • Anna Miles
      • Claire Miller
      • Christina Rappazzo
      • Jenny Reynolds
      • Cristina Rincon
      • Vanessa Sanchez
      • Rebecca Smith
      • Lindsay Turner
      • Amelie Villarreal
      • Kristen West
      • Julian White
      • Miya Wilson
      • Emily Zimmerman

      Speech and Language Science

      • Benjamin Munson, Topic Chair
      • Alyson Abel
      • Elizabeth Ancel
      • Karen Chenausky
      • Gabriel Cler
      • Ayoub Daliri
      • F. Sayako Earle
      • Alexander Francis
      • Ishanti Gangopadhyay
      • Brandon Garivaldo
      • Elizabeth Heller Murray
      • Micah Hirsch
      • Yolanda Holt
      • Hannah Julien
      • Thea Knowles
      • Susannah Levi
      • Margarethe McDonald
      • Victoria McKenna
      • Melissa Randazzo
      • Paul Reed
      • Saryu Sharma
      • Marisha Speights Atkins
      • Navin Viswanathan
      • Adriana Weisleder

      Speech Sound Disorders and Motor Speech Disorders in Children

      • Carol Koch, Topic Chair
      • Elise Baker
      • Taylor Baker
      • Deryk Beal
      • Jennie Bjorem
      • Lauren Bland
      • Ken Bleile
      • Caroline Bowen
      • Katy Cabbage
      • Hyunju Chung
      • Shari DeVeney
      • Amy Glaspey
      • Amy Graham
      • Elizabeth Gwaltney
      • Pam Hart
      • Elaine Hitchcock
      • Kelly Jackson
      • Kathy Jakielski
      • Ariela Jokel
      • Meredith Koch
      • Breanna Krueger
      • Jenna Luque
      • Elizabeth Roepke
      • Anna Sosa
      • Janelle Stevens
      • Janet Vuolo
      • Victoria Weiss
      • Jennifer Zuk

      Spoken Language and Learning in School-Age Individuals

      • Lizbeth H. Finestack, Topic Chair
      • Christina Yeager Pelatti, Topic Chair
      • Mariam M. Abdelaziz
      • Alisa Baron
      • Lauren Baron
      • Stacy Betz
      • Matthew Carter
      • Sara Collins
      • Alicia Davis
      • Kerry Danahy Ebert
      • Denise Finneran
      • Samantha Ghali
      • Dawn Girten
      • Min Kyung Han
      • Alison Hendricks
      • Gabrielle Howard
      • Marika King
      • Boji Pak Wing Lam
      • Caroline Larson
      • Sheryl Lasson
      • Rochel Lazewnik
      • Marian Lowther
      • Nicole Magaldi
      • Nell Maltman
      • Karolyn Mirasola
      • Christina Mockridge
      • Karrie Molina
      • Adam Moore
      • Arnold Olszewski
      • Kyle Polzin
      • Lesley Raisor-Becker
      • Rebecca Summy
      • Sherine Tambyraja
      • Samantha Washington

      Supervision and Precepting

      • Tammy Fredrickson, Topic Chair
      • Melissa Passe, Topic Chair
      • Jean Blosser
      • Judith Brasseur
      • Diane Erdbruegger
      • Mary Sue Fino-Szumski
      • Meca Grant
      • Stacie Greene
      • Terese Grimmitt
      • Brittany Hensley
      • April Jardes
      • Cara Lindsay Knobelauch
      • Tamara Lacer
      • Elise Lindquist
      • Christi Masters
      • Elizabeth McCrea
      • Christie Needham
      • Kelly Pritchett
      • Robert Serianni
      • Michele Simler
      • Angela Sterling Orth
      • Anu Subramanian
      • Chiz Tamaki
      • Barbara Zucker

      Telepractice

      • Michelle Boisvert, Topic Chair
      • Todd Houston, Topic Chair
      • Kim Allen
      • Robin Alvares
      • Melissa Anderson
      • Lauren Coco
      • Ellen R. Cohn
      • Dawn Cotter-Jenkins
      • Nathan Curtis
      • Jenna Day
      • Yao Du
      • Tommy Evans
      • Rachel Glade
      • Ying Hao
      • Karin Hartunian Koukeyan
      • Lillian Henderson
      • Cagla Kantarcigil
      • Shana Lucius
      • Kristin Martinez
      • Jamie Pavloff
      • Tracy Sippl
      • Molly Walker

      Voice and Upper Airway Issues

      • Heather Shaw Bonilha, Topic Chair
      • Shaheen Awan
      • Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer
      • Diana Becker
      • Jeff Conn
      • Christine Estes
      • Terri Gerlach
      • Amanda Gillespie
      • Marie Jetté
      • Lisa Kelchner
      • Melda Kunduk
      • Wendy LeBorgne
      • Ciara Leydon
      • Daryush Mehta
      • Rita Patel
      • Kate Phelps
      • Mary Sandage
      • Allison Schaser
      • Sarah Schneider
      • Laurie Slovarp
      • Sheila Stager
      • Eva van Leer
      • Jarrad Van Stan
      • Lisa Vinney
      • Nathan Waller
      • Stephanie Zacharias

      Local State/Host Representatives

      • Jodie Fornadley
      • Caprice Lee

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