The following individuals were elected to serve as Chairs of the Audiology Advisory Council and the Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council:
* George Purvis as Chair, Audiology Advisory Council
* Nancy Alarcon as Chair, Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council
In ASHA’s new governance structure http://www.asha.org/about/Leadership-projects, the Advisory Council (AC) Chairs serve as full voting members of the BOD. The newly-elected AC Chairs will serve a 3-year term beginning January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2011.
The position description for the AC Chairs can be found on the ASHA Web site at
The following individuals were elected to serve a one year term beginning January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2009 as Advisory Council Vice Chairs:
* Virginia Berry as Vice Chair, Audiology Advisory Council
* Lisa Spells as Vice Chair, Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council
The elections for Advisory Council Chairs and Vice Chairs positions occurred after the Board of Directors (BOD) and AC member elections so that the AC members elected in June could be nominated for the position of Chair.