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Board of Directors

CAPCSD leadership consists of a dynamic and energetic team who help propel the organization to achieve its vision and mission. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions about CAPCSD do not hesitate to contact us.

Michael Bamdad

George Washington University
President

Michael J. Bamdad has worked with TBI patients and their families for over 20 years.  He has been published and speaks nationally and internationally on the topics of executive functioning deficits and pragmatic disorders. He is currently working in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at George Washington University.

JoAnne Cascia

Kean University
Secretary

Mark DeRuiter

University of Pittsburgh
VP of Online Professional Development

Carol Dudding

James Madison University
Past President

Shubha Kashinath

California State University - East Bay
VP of Research and Academic Affairs

Kevin McNamara

Southern Connecticut State University
VP of Clinical Education

Kevin M. McNamara, M.A., CCC-SLP, is clinical director emeritus in the Department of Communication Disorders at Southern Connecticut State University. Across his career, he has supported children and adults with a wide variety of communication needs, served as a clinical educator and director, and engaged in research and presented on the topic of clinical education. He served on the 2016 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Ad Hoc Committee on Supervision Training, and more recently as Chair of the CAPCSD Clinical Educator Resources Committee. He was named an ASHA Fellow in 2019 due, in part, to his work in advancing best practices in clinical education and supervision.  


Tricia Montgomery

Florida State University
VP of Professional Development

Kathy Shapley

Mississippi University for Women
Treasurer

Jennifer Simpson

Purdue University
VP of Organizational Advancement

Jennifer Taylor

University of Memphis
President Elect

Rachel Theodore

University of Connecticut
VP of Admissions
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