MSHA is guided by a Board of Directors who are professionals elected by the MSHA membership.

Helen Angela Mezzomo, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (Term 2016 - 2020)

Kimberly A. Bell, M.S., CCC-SLP (Term 2018 - 2019)

Multicultural Affairs Director
C'Rai Weeden Shannon, M.A., CCC-SLP

Continuing Education Director
Barbara Miller, M.A., CCC-SLP (Term 2018 - 2020)

Public Policy Directors

Diana Bennett, M.S., CCC-SLP  (Term 2016 - 2018)
Dawn Trotter, M.S., CCC-SLP   (Term 2016 - 2018)

University Relations Director
Paul M. Evitts, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (Term 2016 - 2018)

Board elections are held every year as needed, when terms of office are coming to a close. The President serves a two-year term and the President-Elect serves a three-year term, consisting of President-Elect for the first year. All other officers serve two-year terms. Additional information about elections can be found in the MSHA Bylaws & Constitution.

ASHA Representatives

The Executive Board selected the following individuals at the December 2017 board meeting to represent MSHA when working with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 

State Advocate for Medicare Policy (StAMP) 
Mary Casper

State Advocates for Reimbursement (STARs)
Lindsay Knobelauch

State Education Advocacy Leaders (SEALS) 
Sharon Ward