Charge Description

  • Cultivate a welcoming environment that values diversity of people and perspectives in approaching the activities of the committee
  • Promote inclusive practices and multicultural competencies in initiatives, programs and other activities to increase diversity and representation of Academy membership
  • Cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion awareness skills through training and educational opportunities and resources
  • Designate a DEI advocate
  • Grow the Academy membership
  • Utilize date from the Academy membership to inform the board, other committees, and staff about member diversity, needs, value-added benefits, and attitudes and concerns
  • Analyze member data to assess how to promote an inclusive, diverse member-driven environment that fosters member involvement and leads to professional success
  • Provide periodic review of membership criteria and procedures, and recommend changes that may be required; and
  • Include staff liaison and council chair in communications.


  • Chelsea Conrad, AuD
  • Virginia Milne, AuD
  • Molly Smeal, AuD
  • Celia Zhang, AuD
  • Lori Zitelli, AuD
  • Nancy McKenna, AuD, PhD
  • Peyton Williams, AuD
  • Amanda McInroy, AuD
  • Henry Botzum, AuD
  • Jennifer Bobo, AuD

How to Apply

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