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Current Pool of Site Visitors

Accreditation Handbook—Chapter VII: Site Visitors

List updated July 10, 2023

The CAA conducts site visits to programs that have applied for candidacy, initial accreditation, or continued accreditation. The CAA’s site visitor pool includes academic faculty, clinical faculty, and practitioners; audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Site visit teams are comprised of 3 or 4 people and will include practitioners and representatives from accredited programs.

All active site visitors are listed below with their professional area noted in parentheses, i.e., (AUD) or (SLP), work affiliation, city and state.  Individuals who have had additional training to serve as a candidacy site visitor are noted with an asterisk (*).

Please note that there are no CAA site visitors at this time from the following states or territories: Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Wyoming 


  • Elizabeth Adams, (AUD), University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
  • Alice McKinney Henton (SLP), University of Montevallo, Montevallo, Alabama
  • Carol Koch (SLP), Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Allison Plumb (SLP), Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama


  • Zarin Mehta (AUD), A.T. Stills University–Arizona School for Health Sciences, Mesa, Arizona
  • Erica Williams (AUD), Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona


  • *Dee Lance (SLP), University of Central Arkansas, Conway, Arkansas
  • Amy Shollenbarger (SLP), Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas 


  • Antoinette Bentley (SLP), John Swett Unified School District, Rodeo, California
  • Lisa Chattler (SLP), Pacific Coast Speech Services/The Stepping Stones Group, Seal Beach, California 
  • Cheryl Determan (SLP), Speech, Language, and Educational Associates (SLEA), Chatsworth, California 
  • *Lois Engelhardt (SLP), Private Practice, Camarillo, California
  • *Sophia Kanenwisher, (SLP), Kentfield Hospital, San Francisco & California State University, East Bay - Hayward, California
  • *John Kip Kelly (AUD), US Department of Veterans Affairs, Martinez, California
  • Mary Kubalanza (SLP), California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • Cherysse Lanns (AUD), University of the Pacific, San Francisco, California 
  • *Charlotte Lopes (SLP), San Diego State University, San Diego, California
  • Wendy Meyer (SLP), Palmdale School District and Small Talk Therapy, Inc., Rosamond, California
  • Wendy Quach (SLP), San Jose State University, San Jose, California
  • *Robert Rimac (SLP), Palm Springs Unified School District, Palm Springs, California
  • Nancy Robinson (SLP), San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California
  • Alison Scheer-Cohen (SLP), California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, California
  • *Kelly Tremmel-Howell (AUD), Children’s Hospital and Research Center at Oakland, Oakland, California


  • *Tammy Frederickson (AUD), University of Colorado-Boulder, Boulder, Colorado
  • *Rhonda Johns (SLP), Aurora Public Schools, Aurora, Colorado
  • Stephanie Lebsack (SLP), St. Luke's Presbyterian Hospital, Denver, Colorado


  • Mary Purdy (SLP), Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, Connecticut 
  • Caitlin Zimyeski (SLP), CBS Therapy, Middlebury, Connecticut 


  • Darryl Powe (SLP), Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Middletown, Delaware, Wilmington, Delaware

District of Columbia

  • Angela Bradford (SLP), University of the District of Columbia, Washington, District of Columbia


  • Debra Knox (SLP), University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
  • Milena Palenzuela, (SLP), Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, Florida


  • Tasha Carter (SLP), Fulton County Schools, Dunwoody, Georgia
  • Dena Farmer (SLP), Atlanta Public Schools, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Kelly Shea-Miller (AUD), The Southeast Permanente Group, Atlanta, Georgia


  • Jessi Hardy (SLP), Saint Alphonsus Regional Rehabilitation & Hospital, Boise, Idaho


  • Steffany Chleboun (SLP), Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, Edwardsville, Illinois
  • Jayne Jaskolski (SLP), Jayne Jaskolski Consulting, Chicago, Illinois
  • Jennifer Friberg (SLP), Illinois State University, Normal, Illinois
  • *Gail Kempster (SLP), Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
  • *Earl Seaver (SLP), Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • Rebecca Throneburg (SLP), Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, Illinois


  • *Vicki Hammen (SLP), Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana


  • Douglas Parham (SLP), Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas


  • *Lauren Bland (SLP), Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky 
  • Kellie Ellis (SLP), Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky
  • Alan Smith (SLP), University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Sarah Ward (SLP), Progressive Health Rehabilitation, Morgantown, Kentucky


  • Paula Currie (SLP), Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana
  • Annette Hurley (AUD), Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Sandra Pruett-Hayes (SLP), Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center-Shreveport, Shreveport, Louisiana
  • *Glenn Waguespack (AUD), Audiological Services, Shreveport, Louisiana


  • *Leah Bellinger (SLP), Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland, Rockville, Maryland
  • *Sharon Glennen (SLP), Towson University, Towson, Maryland
  • K. Terese Grimmett (SLP), KIPP DC, Camp Springs, Maryland 


  • Michelle Mentis (SLP), Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 
  • *Ruby Miranda (SLP), Eastpointe Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Jane Sackett (SLP), University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts


  • Yaojan [Ryan] Liu (AUD), Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 
  • Marlene Chojnowski Salmon (SLP), Life Beyond Barriers, Rockford, Michigan
  • *Lizbeth Stevens (SLP), Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan


    • Carolyn Wiles Higdon (SLP), University of Mississippi, University, Mississippi
    • Amy LeBert (SLP), University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    • Stephen E. Oshrin (AUD), University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
    • Kathy Shapley (SLP), Mississippi University for Women, Columbus, Mississippi
    • *Kimberly Ward (AUD), University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi


    • Susan Fulton (AUD), Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri 
    • Pamela Hart (SLP), Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri 
    • April Jardes (SLP), Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri 
    • Melissa Passe (SLP), Truman State University, Kirksville, Missouri


    • Anne Anderson (SLP), Aegis Therapies, Omaha, Nebraska
    • Miechelle McKelvey (SLP), University of Nebraska Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska

    New Jersey

    • JoAnne Cascia (SLP), Kean University of New Jersey, Morris, New Jersey
    • *Vikram Dayalu (SLP), Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey
    • Philip Hernandez (SLP), Stockton University, Galloway, New Jersey
    • *Jim Tsiamtsiouris (SLP), William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey
    • Patrick Walden (SLP), Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey


    • Francine Mayfield (SLP), Global Teletherapy, Las Vegas, Nevada

    New York

    • Wendy Bower (SLP), SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, New York
    • Ianthe Dunn-Murad (AUD), Long Island AuD Consortium (Adelphi, Hofstra, St. Johns Universities), Garden City, New York
    • *Kate Franklin (SLP), New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
    • Heidi Fuld (SLP), private practice, New York, New York
    • Patrizia Giordano (SLP), Adelphi University, Garden City, New York 
    • Elizabeth Ijalba (SLP), CUNY Queens College, Queens, New York
    • *Kathleen Kaiser (SLP), New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York
    • Brett Martin (AUD), CUNY Graduate Center, New York, New York
    • Suzanne Miller (AUD), St. John's University, Queens, New York
    • John Preece (AUD), CUNY Graduate Center/Hunter College, New York, New York
    • Deborah Senzer (AUD), Adelphi University, Garden City, New York
    • *Anne Marie Skvarla (SLP), Adelphi University, Garden City, New York
    • *Donald Vogel (AUD), CUNY Graduate Center/Hunter College, New York, New York

    North Carolina

    • *Judith Ann Blaine (SLP), Wake County Public Schools, Raleigh, North Carolina
    • Grace Hao (SLP), North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina
    • Yolanda Keller-Bell (SLP), North Carolina Central University, Durham, North Carolina
    • Leigh Odom (SLP), Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina 

    North Dakota

    • *Leisa Harmon (SLP), Minot State University, Minot, North Dakota


    • *Nancy Creaghead (SLP), University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
    • *Rosanne Douville (SLP), Miami Valley Regional Center, Dayton, Ohio
    • Veena Kallambettu (SLP), The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center/James Comprehensive Cancer Center, Columbus, Ohio
    • *Karen Lance (SLP), American Physical Rehabilitation Network (APRN), Wauseon, Ohio
    • Molly Schenker (SLP), Self/The Informed SLP, Stow, Ohio 
    • Laura Schrock (SLP), Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio
    • Colleen Visconti (SLP), Baldwin Wallace University, Berea, Ohio
    • *Carolyn Vogel (SLP), Sycamore Hospital, Mason, Ohio


    • Suzanne Kimball (AUD), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • Sherri Norton (SLP), Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 
    • *Mona Ryan (SLP), University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
    • John Tetnowski (SLP), Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma


    • Kristi Atkins (SLP),  Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon 
    • Jill Dolata (SLP), Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
    • Helen Sharp (SLP), Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon


    • Radhika Aravamudhan (AUD), Salus University, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
    • *Mark DeRuiter (AUD), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • *Randy Dubin (SLP), The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Cheryl Gunter (SLP), West Chester University, West Chester, Pennsylvania 
    • Deborah John (AUD), Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
    • Renee Jourdanais (SLP), Marywood University, Scranton, Pennsylvania
    • Ann Marie Kubat (SLP), Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
    • Lindsay Milgram (SLP), Widener University, Chester, Pennsylvania
    • Patricia Remshifski (SLP), Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
    • Diane Williams (SLP), Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania

    Puerto Rico

    • Myriam Ortiz (SLP), Bella Vista Rehabilitation Hospital- Kindred Health, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico

    South Carolina

    • Elizabeth Barnes (SLP), University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
    • *Martha GeDelle Sapough Crowe (SLP), Genesis Rehab Services, Pawley’s Island, South Carolina
    • Tiffany Hines (SLP), Greenville County Schools, Greenville, South Carolina
    • Ashley Jeffries (SLP), Greenville County Schools, Greenville, South Carolina 
    • Jean Neils-Strunjas (SLP), University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina
    • Tanya Wilson (SLP), South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, South Carolina 

    South Dakota

    • Shelly Grinde (SLP), University of South Dakota, Vermillion, South Dakota


    • Susan Amberg (AUD), Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    • Melissa Henry (SLP), Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee
    • Jennifer Taylor (AUD), University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee


    • Dianna Altuna (SLP), Pediatric Plastic Surgery Institute, Dallas, Texas
    • Kresta Atkin (SLP), La Vernia Independent School District, La Vernia, Texas
    • Paula Chance (SLP), Texas Woman’s University, Denton, Texas
    • Donald Fuller (SLP), University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley, Edinburg, Texas
    • J. David Garrett (SLP), Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    • Farzan Irani (SLP), Texas State University, Round Rock, Texas
    • Jerrold Jackson (SLP), Roundtree Group, PLLC, Cedar Hill, Texas
    • Katandria Love Johnson (SLP), Children’s Medical Center of Dallas/K&K Services, Cedar Hill, Texas
    • Kristina Anne Kelley (SLP), Baylor Scott&White Institute for Rehabilitation, Dallas, Texas
    • Sue Ann Lee (SLP), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas
    • Ashley Munoz Lopez (SLP), Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas
    • Vanessa Mueller (SLP), The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas 
    • Marilouise Nichols (SLP), Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas 
    • Carolyn Perry (SLP), Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, Texas 


    • *Kim Corbin-Lewis (SLP), Utah State University, Logan, Utah


    • *LaVae Hoffman (SLP), University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Lissa Power de-Fur (SLP), Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia


    • Amy Rodda (SLP), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington


    • Erin Donlin (AUD), Cooperative Educational Service Agency 4 (CESA 4), West Salem, Wisconsin

    West Virginia

    • Nancy Aarts (AUD), West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • Jayne Brandel (SLP), West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia

    About ASHA

    The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology assistants, and students.

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    About the CAA

    The Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA) accredits eligible clinical doctoral programs in audiology and master's degree programs in speech-language pathology. The CAA relies on a dedicated corps of volunteers serving as Council members and site visitors to accomplish the work of the accreditation program.

    Contact the CAA

    Questions and/or requests for information about accreditation or the CAA can be directed to:

    The Council on Academic Accreditation in
    Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology

    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    2200 Research Boulevard, #310
    Rockville, MD 20850


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