National Advisory Committee Audiology Praxis 2010
Nominated by ASHA Certification division
ASHA Convention Program Committee, member 2009
Adult Treatment and Rehabilitation Committee, chaired by Emily Tobey
ASHA Special Interest Division 6 Steering Committee 2006
Nominated, completed election process, not elected.
Reviewer: Manuscripts
  • International Journal of Audiology 2010
  • South African Journal of Communication Disorders 2008‐present
Reviewer: Books
  • Ear and Hearing (journal): “Objective Assessment of Hearing” by Hall & Swanepoel 2010
  • Thieme (publisher): “Digital Hearing Aids” by Arthur Schaub 2006
Reviewer: Grants & Awards
  • ASHA Leader: “Outstanding Article in Audiology” award 2009
  • ASHA: SPARC Awards Program 2008
  • ASHA: Multicultural Grant Program 2002
Reviewer: Continuing Education (CE) products
  • Florida SLP/AUD Board, Prevention of Medical Errors for Audiologists 2004
  • ASHA CE Division, Cultural Competence in Audiology Practice 2002
National Committee Member, South Africa (S.A.)
  • Ethics & Standards Committee, S.A. Speech‐Language‐Hearing Assoc. (SASLHA) 1995‐1997
  • Continuing Education Committee, SASLHA 1996‐1998
  • Task Group for Hearing Aid State Contract 1995‐1998
  • National Hearing Aid needs Committee 1996‐1997

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE ‐ University of South Alabama

Member, Curriculum & Academic Programs Committee, College of Allied Health Professions 2010
Faculty Advisor, National Student Speech Language Hearing Association 2010
Faculty Advisor, Indian Student Association 2008‐present
Member, Recruitment & Retention Committee, Speech Pathology & Audiology (SPA) 2005‐present
Member, Clinic Committee, SPA 2010
Member, Special Events Committee, SPA 2010
Chair, Recruitment and Retention Committee, SPA 2008 – 2009
Chair, Audiology Faculty Search Committee, SPA 2008 – 2009
Member, Academic and Admissions Committee 2007‐2009
Member, Faculty Search Committee 2006‐2009
Member, Capital Expenditures Committee 2005‐2007


Board of Trustees: Mercy Medical, Alabama 2009 ‐ present
Mercy Medical provides rehabilitation nursing, long‐term care, home health, hospice, assisted living, and memory care services within facilities in Mobile and Baldwin counties, Alabama.
Committee Member: University of Illinois at Urbana‐Champaign
  • Child Care Task Force 2000‐2005
  • Work/Life Advisory Committee 2000‐2001
  • Search Committee: Office of International Student Affairs 1999‐2000
Committee Member: University of Durban‐Westville, South Africa
  • Modularization & Curriculum Development 1995