It is my privilege to accept the nomination for Chair-Elect of CSHA. My past leadership roles in CSHA have given me invaluable insight into the evolving needs of the profession, both with its members, professionals, and consumers. My experience in the higher education realm has provided me with the insight to advance program development and growth within CSHA and the profession. I’m committed to advancing CSHA in fostering collaboration, education, advocacy, and dedicated leadership. I am eager to see how I can contribute to CSHA’s vision to empower its members to support those with speech, hearing and language challenges.