About NDSLHA

  • To foster the improvement of service provided to individuals with speech, language, and hearing impairments.
    • By promoting scientific study of the processes of human communication, with special reference to speech, language and hearing;
    • By stimulating investigation and prevention of disorders of human communication;
    • By fostering improvement of clinical procedures with such disorders;
    • By encouraging quality education for professional workers in speech-language pathology and audiology;
    • By providing programs to keep practicing professionals informed of current developments in speech-language pathology and audiology.
  • To act as a sounding board and unifying agent in the consideration of issues relating to speech, language and hearing in North Dakota.
  • To inform the public of the speech, language and hearing services available in this state.
  • To cooperate with agencies and organizations in promoting the welfare of communicatively handicapped individuals in North Dakota.
  • To advocate the rights of persons with communication disorders and promote the individual and collective professional interest of the Members of the Association.

NDSLHA Officers
(as of March 2018)

President (2018-2020)
Mary Huston

President-Elect
Andrea Volk

Past-President
Jessica Smith

Secretary
Janna Doyle

Treasurer
Michelle Lux

Executive Secretary
Brittany Hernandez

Legislative Representative
Chair: Heather Arnt
Maritza Garza

Legislative Counselor
OPEN

Clinical Affairs
Chair: Kellie Ellenbaum
Robyn Zeltinger

Public School Affairs
Chair: Melissa Geitzen
Amy Jorgenson

Audiological Affairs
OPEN

Budget
Chair: Michelle Lux

Convention
Chair: Brittany Hernandez

Long Range Planning
Chair: Teresa Kyllo

Membership
OPEN

Nominations
OPEN

Publicity
Chair: Lisa Roteliuk

Scholarship
Chair: Teresa Anfinson
Erin Holt

*Committee chairs receive free admission to annual convention.