Charge Description

  • Recommend, develop, promote, and support leadership development programs and activities for Academy members.
  • Promote inclusive practices and multicultural competencies in initiatives, programs, and other activities to increase diversity and representation of Academy membership.
  • Develop and promote a clear path to leadership in the Academy including associated leadership development opportunities; identify and address challenges in leadership succession planning.
  • Develop and implement the biennial Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology Conference (JFLAC).


  • Batoul Berri, AuD
  • Devon Weist, AuD
  • Samantha Ramirez, AuD
  • Brooke Steckelberg, AuD
  • April Ward, AuD
  • Diana Vetere, AuD


The work of the Leadership Development Committee is overseen by the Membership Engagement and Leadership Development Council.

How to Apply

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