Charge Description

  • Cultivate a welcoming environment that values diversity of people and perspectives in approaching the activities of the committees and councils.
  • Promote inclusive practices and multicultural competencies in initiatives, programs and other activities.
  • Each Council and Committee will designate a DEI advocate.
  • Promote communications bi-directionally with committee chairs, staff, other councils, and board liaison.
  • Coordinate overarching goals with other committee chairs.
  • Participate in virtual and in-person committee interactions.
  • Support communications among committee chairs under the council.
  • Provide support to committee chairs to accomplish their charges.
  • Monitor charges and accomplishments of the committees under council.


  • Andy Lau, AuD, ACAE
  • Erica Friedland, AuD, Academic Programs Committee
  • Sandra Gabbard, PhD, ABA
  • Hannah Siburt, AuD, PhD, Professional Education and Certificate Programs Committee