DCSHA is seeking volunteers for various committees!

If you are interested in serving our organization, consider getting involved in the any of the  following committees:

CONFERENCE & PROGRAMS

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Selecting the conference date and securing the conference location upon approval by the Executive Council.
  2. Developing and overseeing the Call for Papers process.
  3. Corresponding with all authors for papers submissions.
  4. Promoting the conference.
  5. Appointing chairs of the other committees, who make up the conference committee (e.g., audiology, speech language pathology, registration, exhibitors, silent auction committees, and so forth).

MEMBERSHIP

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Recruiting and maintaining members.
  2. Developing benefits for members.
  3. Maintaining membership records for the Association.
  4. Recommending to Executive Council strategies to increase and promote membership.

HONORS AND AWARDS

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Reviewing awards categories and disseminating awards criteria to membership.
  2. Reviewing and recommending individuals who are nominated to receive awards.
  3. Reviewing and recommending nominees for awards external to the Association.

NOMINATING

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Developing a slate for each office.
  2. Recruiting members for offices.
  3. Overseeing the elections process.

PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS IN AUDIOLOGY

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Recommending to the Executive Council policies with respect to legislative and regulatory initiatives, matters of import and provide advice and strategy to the Government Affairs Consultant.
  2. Informing the Association of emerging professional issues relative to audiology.
  3. Preparing communication to be disseminated to the membership concerning the legislative, regulatory, and other public policy activities and initiatives.
  4. Developing discussion groups and/or short courses on audiology issues for the Association.

PROFESSIONAL AFFAIRS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Recommending to the Executive Council policies with respect to legislative and regulatory initiatives, matters of import and provide advice and strategy to the Government Affairs Consultant.
  2. Informing the Association of emerging professional issues relative to audiology
  3. Preparing communication to be disseminated to the membership concerning the legislative, regulatory, and other public policy activities and initiatives.
  4. Developing discussion groups and/or short courses on audiology issues for the Association.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Overseeing, reviewing, and approving continuing education units (CEUs) of conferences and other workshops offered by the Association.
  2. Preparing and submitting all CEU forms to ASHA.
  3. Formulating policies and procedures for the Association to serve as a CEU provider for the Associations’ continuing education process.

WEBSITE

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Reviewing and monitoring content on the DCSHA website.
  2. Developing website content as needed including helpful links, clinical information or important other important documents that will add to the effective online organization of DCSHA as an Association.

COMMUNICATIONS & SOCIAL MEDIA

Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Developing and maintaining a quarterly newsletter.
  2. Gathering and organizing articles for the newsletter.
  3. Promoting the Association through social media and other forms of communication.
  4. Maintaining social-media applications.