2017 Board of Governors
The ABA is governed by a Board comprised of eight audiologists elected by ABA certificants, one Public Representative, the ABA Managing Director, and one audiologist appointed by the allied American Academy of Audiology, who both serve the Board in an ex officio, non-voting capacity.
ABA Board of Governors Meet in Reston, Virginia, for their 2016 Annual Board Meeting
From left: Virginia Ramachandran, Jenne Tunnell, Deborah Hayes, Robert Traynor (Chair), Meagan Lewis, Ed Harless, Dennis Van Vliet, Shelley Moats, Donna Gassie, Angela Pond.
- Jennifer (Jenne) Tunnell, AuD — Vice Chair (Bio)
- Board Certified in Audiology, PASC
- Mayo Clinic Health System, Audiology Direct
- Mankato, MN
- Managing Director
- American Board of Audiology®
- Reston, VA
- 1.800.881.5410 (toll free)
- Virginia Ramachandran, AuD, PhD – Academy Board Liaison
- Oticon, Inc.
- Somerset, NJ
Student Academy of Audiology Liaison
- Doctor of Audiology Student
- Pacific University
- Forest Grove, OR
CLOSED: American Board of Audiology Seeks Candidates for 2017 Leadership Positions
This is your opportunity to help lead the American Board of Audiology – an independent credentialing organization dedicated to advancing the profession of audiology. By participating in this process, you will positively impact the future of your profession and ABA.
Open Board of Governor Positions
One (1) position – Three-year term commencing January 1, 2017
If you are an ABA certificant in good standing -- Board Certified in Audiology or Specialty Certified (Cochlear Implants or Pediatric Audiology) – for at least two years as of April 12, 2016, the Nominations Committee strongly encourages submitting a self-nomination, or if you know of a qualified individual with leadership potential, feel free to forward to the ABA their information so that we may invite them to complete a 2017 Application for ABA Board of Governors.
Step 1 — Complete the Application for ABA Board of Governors
Step 2 — Forward your completed application, typed in MS Word format, and a current curriculum vitae / resume, to John A. Coverstone, AuD, Immediate Past Chair, ABA Board of Governors, firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 12, 2016 - Nominations open for 2017 ABA Board of Governors
April 29- Deadline to submit applications
May 13- Slate of officers and directors ratified by ABA Board of Governors
August 1-15 - Slate presented to current ABA certificants for voting
October 3- New 2017 ABA Board of Governors announced