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Committees & Duties

If you would like to join a committee or the board, please contact the current MSHA President Shelby Midboe @

Ad-Hoc Committee Chair and Duties:  

Sally Klatt

Fall Convention: To plan a program for the annual Fall Convention.
Shelby Midboe

Carol Morse

Public Policy: To study and evaluate all regulations, legislation, and recommendations which might affect the speech and hearing profession or program and to help prepare and support such regulations and recommendations as will be beneficial to the profession; secure the services of a lobbyist with Board approval and act as liaison between the lobbyist and the Board of Directors.

Shelby Midboe

Lezlie Pearce-Hopper 

Community Outreach:
Leah Jacobsen

Social Media: 

Shelby Midboe

Public Relations: To raise public awareness of the profession by promoting speech/language pathologists as the field experts in the areas of communication disorders; develop and disseminate information about communication problems to the public and other professional organizations through activities such as Better Speech and Hearing Month, professional brochures, etc.
Kitty Griffin


Barbara Doughty

Membership and Publication:  

Membership: Michelle Quinn, Full Scope 

Publication: Compile, edit and distribute the MSHA Communicator:   Shelby Midboe

Honors Committee: To receive and review recommendations for and to select persons to receive the honors of the Association; confer MSHA Awards to recipients at MSHA Annual Business luncheon.

Bridget Loomis

Continuing Education Committee: To administer MSHA’s sponsorship of continuing education programs in conjunction with Administrative Assistant.

Julie Vetter

Treasury Committee: 

Christina Hansen, Shelby Midboe, Emily Stafslien