Board of Directors

The governing body of the Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE) is the Board of Directors which is composed of members who represent academic programs, administrators, professional practice, and the public.

The Executive Director, who serves as Chief Operating Officer of the ACAE, is an ex-officio member of the ACAE Board of Directors. The Officers of the ACAE are the Chair, Vice-Chair, and Secretary-Treasurer. These officers comprise the Executive Committee of the ACAE.

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2022 Board of Directors

Hui Shing Andy Lau, AuD
Hui Shing Andy Lau, AuD
Chair, January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2024
Kaiser Permanente
Carol Cokely, PhD
Carol Cokely, PhD
Vice-Chair, January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2024
University of Texas at Dallas
Gail Whitelaw
Gail Whitelaw, PhD
Secretary-Treasurer, January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025
The Ohio State University
Ann Baker, DVM
Ann Baker, DVM
Public Member
Samuel Atcherson, PhD
Samuel Atcherson, PhD
Director, January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2023
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Rupa Balachandran
Rupa Balachandran, PhD
Director, January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2024
University of the Pacific
Bettie Borton, AuD
Bettie Borton, AuD
Director, January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2025
Retired
David Brown, PhD
David Brown, PhD
Director, January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2022
Pacific University
Laura Gaeta, PhD
Laura Gaeta, PhD
Director, January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2023
California State University, Sacramento
Andrea Gohmert, AuD
Andrea Gohmert, AuD
Director, January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2022
University of Texas at Dallas/Callier Center
Peter Ivory, PhD
Peter Ivory, PhD
Director, January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2022
California State University, Los Angeles

Past Officers and Board Members

ACAE recognizes these past officers and board members. Click below to learn more.

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Board Eligibility and Application

The ACAE solicits applications for new members of the ACAE Board of Directors beginning October 1 each year. Click below to learn more.

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Conflict of Interest Form

Each member of the ACAE Board of Directors is required to sign a Conflict of Interest Statement before joining the ACAE Board and on an annual basis thereafter. 

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