Thank you to everyone who attended our 2022 Convention in New Orleans! We are so pleased with the quality of presenters and we are actively working on planning our upcoming CEU events this Fall! Please stay tuned for more details.


Each July marks a changing of the guard on our Board of Directors. We are so excited to welcome several new Board members.

President: Hillary Cooper

President-Elect: Lezlee Vincent

Past President: Dawn Stanley

Secretary: Tiera Hillman

Treasurer: Liz Nguyen

Director of University Services: Ashley Kidd

Director of Healthcare Services: Jeff Edwards

Director of School Services: Monica Waasdorp

Director for Audiological Services: vacant

Director at Large- Publication Chair: Kayla Hill

Director at Large- SEAL: Caprice Lee

Director at Large- STAR: Dawn Guice

Director at Large: Jodie Fornadley Marino

CE Administrator: Meredith Mclain

Student Member: Kelsey Verdin

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We have been asked by numerous individuals how they can go about donating to our Graduate and Undergraduate Scholarships. Firstly, THANK YOU! Your contributions are greatly appreciated by these worthy students.

You have two ways to donate: You may send your contribution via PayPal (our account name is, or you may log into our website and click on your name displayed at the top right hand corner-- this will take you to your Account Settings. Click on the Donations button (grey, center of the screen) and hit record donation.  Fill in the form, click save, and we can send you an invoice. As always, if you encounter issues, please email us!

What is the Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association?

The Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association is a state affiliate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association-the national professional association for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language, and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students.

Our vision is to to be the unifying force for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to make effective communication-- a human right-- accessible and achievable for all in the state of Louisiana.

Become a member

Becoming a member of LSHA provides a myriad of benefits, including: Discounted prices to LSHA Convention & CE Events; Complimentary processing of ASHA CEU Participant Forms; Informative Newsletters; and Legislative Advocacy. Join today!

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association (LSHA) is to:

1. Serve individuals in the professions of audiology and speech-language pathology.

2. Advocate for services provided to individuals with speech, language and hearing needs.

3. Establish and promote professional development and high ethical and professional standards.

4. Provide programs and services that meet members' needs.

Louisiana Speech-Language-Hearing Association

P.O. Box 83132 |  Baton Rouge, LA  |  70884 |

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