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 2021)

President (2021-2023)
Andrea Volk

President-Elect
OPEN

Past-President
Mary Huston

Secretary
OPEN

Treasurer
OPEN

Executive Secretary
Brittany Hernandez

Legislative Representative
Chair: OPEN
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Legislative Counselor
Chair: OPEN
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Clinical Affairs
Chair: OPEN
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Public School Affairs
Chair: Melissa Gietzen
Amy Jorgenson

Audiological Affairs
Chair: OPEN
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Budget
Chair: Michelle Lux
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Convention
Chair: Brittany Hernandez
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Long Range Planning
Chair: Jessica Smith
Teresa Kyllo

Membership
Chair: OPEN
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Nominations
Chair: OPEN
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Publicity
Chair: Lisa Roteliuk
OPEN FOR COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Scholarship
Chair: Teresa Anfinson
Erin Holt
Sarah DeLorme

*Committee chairs receive free admission to annual convention.

2021 elections will be held via an online form in April, 2021. If you are interested in serving on the NDSLHA board or on a committee, please email ndslha@gmail.com.