WSLHA Leadership

If you are interested in being a Committee Chair or participating on a Committee, please email the Committee Chair or the President.

2018 Board of Directors

PRESIDENT
Ashleigh Solak
St. Lukes Rehabilitation Center

PAST-PRESIDENT
Lisa Van Horne
Edmonds School District

PRESIDENT-ELECT
Paul Diaz
Highline Public Schools

SECRETARY
Judith Bernier
Summit Pacific Rehab

EDUCATIONAL SLP
Katie Krings
UW SPHSC

CLINICAL SLP
Nichie Lessard 
Valley Medical Cente

MEMBER AT LARGE
Nichole Wilder
Montesano Schools

TREASURER
Courtney Smiley
Smiley Speech Therapy, LLC

WSLHA Office
2150 N. 107th St. Suite 205
Seattle, WA 98133
P: 206-209-5271
F: 206-367-8777
[email protected]

Standing Committees of the Association

Committee Chairs

Clinical Practice Committee: Nichie Lessard

Communications Committee: Lesli Cleveland

Continuing Education Committee: Deirdre Curle

Convention Committee: Paul Diaz

Education/Schools Practice Committee: Denise Permen

Honors & Awards CommitteeNancy Alarcon

Membership Committee: Bethany Davis

Nominations Committee: Robbie Jackson

Bylaws, Standards, Ethics & Advocacy Committee: Robbie Jackson

Administrators and Liaisons

Continuing Education: Paul Diaz 

Convention Site Negotiator: Linh Tran

Lobbyist: Melissa Johnson 

Bylaws, Standards, Ethics & Advocacy: Robbie Jackson 

State Advocates for Mediare Policy (STAMP): Nicola Cram

State Educational Advocacy Leader (SEAL): Kate Krings

State Advocate for Reimbursement (STAR): Victor Moses

WSLHA Rep to the Admissions & Professional Conduct Advisory Committee: Julie McNeal 

WA Educ Staff Assoc Council (WESAC): TBD

WA State Special Education Coalition (WSSEC): Mary Ellen Talley

ASHA Speech-Language Pathology Advisory Council: Nancy Alarcon

ASHA Audiology Advisory Council: Barbara Peregoy