Board of Directors

Officers

Chair
Emma Rushbrooke, MPhil (Audiology), BA, DipAud, MAudSA, LSLS Cert. AVT, RNC
Clinical Director of the Hear and Say Centre (Australia)

Chair-Elect
Jenna Voss, Ph.D., CED, LSLS Cert. AVEd
Assistant Professor & Director, Communication Disorders and Deaf Education
Fontbonne University (MO)

Secretary
Jayne Simpson Allen, ME, LSLS Cert.AVT (NZ)

Treasurer
Meredith K. Sugar, Esq.
Partner, Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP (OH)

Immediate Past Chair
Ellen L. Estes, M.S., LSLS Cert. AVEd
Teacher, Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Still Elementary School, Cobb County School District (GA)

Board

Sherri Fickenscher, MS, LSLS Cert. AVEd
Education Support Specialist, Clarke Schools for Hearing and Speech (PA)

Maria Fernanda Hinojosa Valencia, Ph.D., LSLS Cert. AVT
Director, AUREA Lab (Mexico)

Ulrika Lofkvist, Ph.D., LSLS Cert. AVEd., M.Sc.
Associate Professor, Department of Special Needs Education
Oslo University (Norway)

Jane R. Madell, Ph.D., LSLS Cert. AVT
Director, Pediatric Audiology Consulting (NY)

Catharine McNally (AG Bell Board Chair)
Software Analyst, Phase 2 Technology (VA)

Leana “Lee” Rech, J.D.
Attorney (TX)

Elizabeth Rosenzweig, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
Private Practice (NY)

Uma Soman, Ph.D., LSLS Cert.AVEd.
Director of Professional Development, Listening Together, LLC (IL)

Ellen Thomas, M.A., CCC, LSLS Cert. AVT
Senior Speech-Language Pathologist
University of Michigan Hearing Rehabilitation Center (MI)

Sherri D. Vernelson, M.Ed., LSLS Cert. AVEd
Consulting Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Exceptional Children Division, Department of Public Instruction (NC)

Ex-officio, non-voting
Emilio Alonso-Mendoza, JD, CFRE
Chief Executive Officer, AG Bell (Washington, DC)