SIG Elections Close June 17 Nine of ASHA’s special interest groups are holding elections to fill vacancies on their respective 2016–2018 coordinating committees. The SIG coordinating committees plan and oversee the activities of the SIGs. Committee members, with the exception of the appointed editor and professional development manager, are elected by a plurality vote of ... ASHA News
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SIG Elections Close June 17
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ASHA News   |   June 01, 2015
SIG Elections Close June 17
The ASHA Leader, June 2015, Vol. 20, 59. doi:10.1044/leader.AN3.20062015.59
The ASHA Leader, June 2015, Vol. 20, 59. doi:10.1044/leader.AN3.20062015.59
Nine of ASHA’s special interest groups are holding elections to fill vacancies on their respective 2016–2018 coordinating committees.
The SIG coordinating committees plan and oversee the activities of the SIGs. Committee members, with the exception of the appointed editor and professional development manager, are elected by a plurality vote of ASHA members (including those who joined SIGs as doctoral students) in the respective group.
Elections are open for the coordinating committees of:
  • SIG 2, Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders

  • SIG 3, Voice and Voice Disorders

  • SIG 5, Speech Science and Orofacial Disorders

  • SIG 13, Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

  • SIG 14, Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations

  • SIG 15, Gerontology

  • SIG 16, School-Based Issues

  • SIG 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

  • SIG 18, Telepractice

Per SIG policy, nominees in three SIGs have been elected by acclamation:
  • SIG 6, Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics

  • SIG 7, Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation

  • SIG 8, Public Health Issues Related to Hearing and Balance

The deadline to vote is June 17, 11:59 pm CT.
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