Executive Board & Council

Who's Who in TSHA

Executive Board

The elected officers of the Executive Board include the President, President-Elect, Past President, and six Vice Presidents. Additionally, two student representatives appointed by the President, serve as non-voting members of the Executive Board. The Executive Board has general supervision of the affairs of the association.

Contact the Executive Board


Robyn Martin

University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences


Lisa Young Milliken

Milliken Healthcare



Sadaf Ali
VP for Member Engagement

Self Employed


Suzanne Bonifert
VP for Professional Services

Cook Children's Medical Center


Jessica Carter
VP for Research & Development

University of Texas at Dallas


Angela Kennedy
VP for Educational & Scientific Affairs

UT Health San Antonio


Michelle Hsieh Pho
VP for Audiology

Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas


Bobbie Kay Turkett
VP for Social & Governmental Policy


Emily Gruver
Graduate Student Representative

University of Texas at Dallas


Mark J Hanna, J.D.
Legal and Legislative Council

Law Offices of Mark J. Hanna


Lawrence (Larry) Higdon, MS, CCC-A
Director of Governmental Affairs

Higdon & Associates


Janice Lougeay
Publications Board Chair



Donise Pearson
TSH Foundation President

UT Dallas/Callier Center


Alyssa Schulz
Graduate Student Representative (2022, 2023)

University of Texas at Dallas


Katie Strang
Executive Director



Cherry Wright
Finance Advisory Committee Chair