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)
Multicultural Affairs Director
C'Rai Weeden Shannon, M.A., CCC-SLP
Continuing Education Director
Barbara Miller, M.A., CCC-SLP (Term 2014 - 2016)
Pediatric Services Director
Kimberly A. Bell, M.S., CCC-SLP (Term 2016 - 2018)
Public Policy Directors
Diana Bennett, M.S., CCC-SLP (Term 2014 - 2016)
Dawn Trotter, M.S., CCC-SLP (Term 2014 - 2016)
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.
The Executive Board selected the following individuals at the December 2014 board meeting to represent MSHA when working with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
State Advocate for Medicare Policy (StAMP)
State Advocates for Reimbursement (STARs)
State Education Advocacy Leaders (SEALS)