Executive Board


President
​​Michelle L.W. Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP
[email protected]

The President shall serve as Chair of the Executive Board and the Chair of the Council, coordinating the functions of both bodies. The president is responsible for developing long-term plans, as well as organization and policy alternatives for the Association. The President attends the spring and fall CSAP Meetings. The President has oversight of the SCSHA website and is responsible for periodic content review and coordinating requests for website changes. The term of office is one year.



President Elect
Danielle Varnedoe, MA, CCC-SLP
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The President Elect shall assist the President in performance of duties, act in the absence of the President, participates in any or all activities, both internal and external, associated with preparation for presidency; assists the president in performance of duties and attends spring and fall CSAP meetings.  This office also serves as the convention chair and coordinates all convention duties and assignments with the management company, The term of office is one year.


President Elect-Elect
​​Jill C. Williamson, ClinScD, CCC-SLP
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The President Elect-Elect is a voting member of the Executive Board. The President Elect-Elect carry out duties as assigned in preparation for assuming duties of President Elect and President;. The President Elect-Elect is tasked with planning and coordinating the  the SCSHA fall workshop with board approval and as the budget permits. The President Elect-Elect will serve as the Convention Co-Chair. The President Elect-Elect shall present to the Executive Board for review a slate of nominees for each elected position at the fall meeting. Nominations can be made electronically by a specified deadline. Election of each of the offices shall be by electronic ballot of the entire voting membership of the Association. The nominee receiving the most votes shall be elected. Nominations are due in September.  The term of office is one year. 


Past President
​​Elizabeth Fogle, MA, CCC-SLP
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The Past President shall serve as an ex-officio, non-voting member of the Executive Board. The Past President shall be in charge of the policies and procedures manual, including updating, maintaining and distributing policies and procedures to the Executive Board members as needed. The Past President will chair any revisions required for the by-laws. The Past President coordinates the Past President’s event at the Convention.  Oversees organization of SCSHA Historical Documents and Booth at the convention. The term of office is one year.



VP of Clinical & Professional Affairs
Felicia Lawrence, MA, CCC-SLP, Ed.S 
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The Vice President of Clinical and Professional Affairs shall serve as a representative to the Executive Board for a term of two years. The Vice President of Clinical and Professional Affairs must be a full time practicing SLP. The Vice President of Clinical and Professional Affairs shall coordinate activities involving professional standards and ethical practices, reimbursement issues, as well as promote evidence-based practices in all work settings. Research and present to the board ASHA Grants for current area of needs. Participate in solicitation of and review of Call for Papers and Posters for the annual convention. 



VP of Governmental Affairs
Allison McGee, MSP, CCC-SLP
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The Vice President of Government Affairs shall serve as a representative to the Executive Board for a term of two years. The Vice President of Government Affairs will be tasked with coordinating the activities for the association’s lobbyist. Additionally, the Vice President of Government Affairs will be tasked with communicating with the SCSHA Lobbyist, planning and attending SCSHA Legislative Day, as well as the Ambassador and award/scholarship presentation for “May is Better Speech and Hearing Month.” Research and present to the board ASHA Grants for Legislative Advocacy. The VP of Governmental Affairs is further tasked with coordinating all volunteers, including facilitators, for the convention. 


VP of Finance & Leadership
Candice Greene, MA, CCC-SLP
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The Vice President of Finance & Leadership shall serve as a representative to the Executive Board for a term of two years. The Vice President of Finance & Leadership shall handle all financial duties, oversee with the President the SCSHA Leadership Workshop when offered and review the Strategic Plan with the President. Additionally, the Vice President of Finance & Leadership will be tasked with ensuring the Board is following the mission of the organization.



​VP of Higher Education
Crystal Murphree-Holden, MA, CCC-SLP
[email protected]box.sc.edu

The Vice President of Higher Education shall serve as a representative to the Executive Board for a term of two years. The Vice President of Higher Education must be a full time faculty member employed at a college or university. Additionally, the Vice President of Higher Education will be tasked with keeping the board up to date on changes in certification standards and other standards that affect the academic and clinical training of students as well as practicing speech-language pathologists and audiologists.  The Vice President of Higher Education is further responsible for communication to programs regarding SCSHA events and opportunities. The Vice President of Higher Education is further tasked with promoting ethical practice.



VP of Membership & Outreach
Stephen Kneece, MA, CCC-SLP

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The Vice President of Membership & Outreach shall serve as a representative to the Executive Board for a term of two years. The Vice President of Membership & Outreach will be tasked with overseeing communications and public information for the association. Additionally, the Vice President of Membership & Outreach will be tasked with coordinating In Touch and updating social media platforms. The VP of Membership and Outreach is further tasked with the Sharonda Coleman-Singleton Scholarship. The Vice President of Membership and Outreach oversees securing nominations for all awards (except Legislator of the Year Award). 


VP of Audiology
VACANT

The Vice President of Audiology shall serve as a representative to the Executive Board for a term of two years. The Vice President of Audiology must be a member of SCSHA and SCAA, and will be tasked with acting as liaison to the South Carolina Academy of Audiology Board. Additionally, the Vice President of Audiology will be tasked with reporting issues of concerns to audiologists discussed by the ASHA Advisory Audiology Council. Promote SCSHA in order to recruit Audiology members.