Honors Committee

Honors Committee


  • Identify individuals and/or organizations who have been of exceptional service to the Academy and/or the profession and who are deserving of awards
  • Develop a slate of deserving candidates who will be honored publicly during the annual conference; and,
  • Include staff liaison and council chair in communications.


Chair: Patricia Gaffney, AuD
Members: Rachel Appleton, AuD
  Samantha Lewis, PhD
  Richard Danielson, PhD
  Alyssa Needleman, PhD
  Amanda Ortmann, PhD
  Christina Roup, PhD
Staff Liaison: Laura Thayer


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