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Membership Committee

Membership Committee

Maya Clark

Georgia Southern University - Armstrong Campus
Monitoring Officer

Maya Reynolds Clark, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, CDE® has focused her career on multicultural issues that impact communicative interactions as well as encounters in education and healthcare.  Her primary teaching, clinical, and scholarship interests include: Cultural, linguistic and socio-economic factors in communication and cognition, Implicit Bias, Compassion Fatigue in health professions, Health disparities, and Social cognitive theory. She also serves as a national consultant and trainer in the areas of leadership, diversity, communication, and social engagement.

Elizabeth Eernisse

Concordia University Wisconsin

Rachel Glade

University of Arkansas - Fayetteville

Rachel Glade is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist and received a Master of Science in Speech Pathology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and a Bachelor of Science in Speech Pathology from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She completed her doctoral degree at the University of Arkansas with an emphasis in Rehabilitation, Research, and Education. She is also a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist, and Certified Auditory-Verbal Therapist, a distinguished certification earned by those who have completed extensive training and education in working with children and adults who have hearing loss and their families.  Rachel is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas. She teaches courses and provides clinical supervision for graduate and undergraduate student clinicians in the Communication Sciences and Disorders program. In 2018, was elected President-Elect of the ArkSHA and started her 3-year commitment in January of 2019. Rachel began serving as the Program Director for the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in July of 2019 and began her term as the Director of the Honors Program for the College of Education and Health Professions in July of 2022. Additionally, Rachel is the proud mother of two little boys and is happily married to her husband Andrew.



Nia Johnson

South Carolina State University

Jennifer Smart

Grand Valley State University
Chair

Jennifer L. Smart, Ph.D., CCC-A is an Associate Professor and Program Director for the Doctor of Audiology program in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Grand Valley State University.  She has over 16 years of experience working with children and adults with Auditory Processing Disorder (APD). She has published in multiple journals and presented her work both nationally and internationally. Her current research is focused on the diagnosis and rehabilitation of adults and children with APD. She has volunteered for Special Olympics for more than 13 years in both Maryland and Michigan. In 2019 she received Faculty Volunteer Service Award from the Towson University Alumni Association, and in 2020 she received the Golisano Health Leadership Award for her leadership in Special Olympics Maryland health programing and her ongoing commitment to advocating inclusive health for people with intellectual disabilities. She is a Clinical Director for Healthy Hearing and a Clinical Director for the newest Healthy Athletes program, Healthy Young Athletes in Michigan. She is honored to serve as the Chair of the Membership Committee for CAPCSD.

Erica Williams

Arizona State University

Erica Williams, Ph.D., CCC-A, is a Clinical Professor in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. She is currently the Program Director and Clinical Placement Coordinator for the Doctor of Audiology Program. Dr. Williams teaches academic coursework in auditory/vestibular pathologies and diagnostics. She is a clinical educator in the ASU Speech and Hearing Clinic, providing services primarily in adult diagnostics, vestibular evaluation, and amplification. She also participates in an annual hearing healthcare service trip to Guaymas, Mexico in conjunction with the Mesa West Rotary Club, and also provides volunteer services in conjunction with St. Vincent de Paul. She is professionally active in national service opportunities as a member of the Council for Clinical Certification (CFCC) and the incoming 2023 Vice-Chair for Audiology. Additionally, Dr. Williams is a member of the CAPCSD Membership and Conference Planning Committees as well as starting her term as a CAA Site visitor. 


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