NHCA Announces Newly Elected Board

Please join me in congratulating our newly elected NHCA Executive Council members starting their terms during NHCA’s 2021 virtual conference!

We are fortunate to have such a collection of highly qualified and enthusiastic new EC members!

Director of Communications (2-year term)
Liz Masterson (NIOSH/CDC)

Secretary/Treasurer (2-year term)
Ted Madison (Midwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety)

Member Delegate (1) (2-year term)
Cory Portnuff (University of Colorado Hospital)

Commercial Delegate (2-year term)
Valerie Hennessy (3M Personal Safety Division)

PSP Member Delegate nomination
VACANT (thank you for the several write-in candidates received; pending Presidential appointment)

NHCA membership endorsed the consistency proposal for the NHCA Presidential Trio to “freeze in place” for a year to promote the 2020 strategic plan and stability during the pandemic.

Here are your 2021-2022 Board of Directors:

President: Theresa Schulz, DoD Hearing Center of Excellence, New Braunfels, TX
President-Elect: Gayla Poling, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Past President: Amy Blank, Office of the Surgeon General, Falls Church, VA
Secretary/Treasurer: Ted Madison, Midwest Center for Occupational Health & Safety
Director of Communication: Liz Masterson, NIOSH, Cincinnati, OH
Director of Education: Laura Kauth, Independent Hearing Conservationist/Professional Consultant, Davenport, IA
Director of Membership: Don Finan, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
Director of Marketing & Public Relations: Kathy Gates, DoD, Hearing Center of Excellence, Queensbury, NY
Historian: Elliott H. Berger, INCE.Bd.Cert., MS, FAIHA, Indianapolis, IN
Member Delegate: Cory Portnuff, University of Colorado hospital
Member Delegate: Bankole Fasanya, Purdue University Northwest, Schererville, IN
PSP Member Delegate: VACANT
Commercial Member Delegate: Valerie Hennessy, 3M Personal Safety Division
Associate Member Delegate: David Stern, The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA
Student Member Delegate: Christina Campbell, B.A., University of Texas at Dallas, Callier Center for Communication Disorders, Dallas, TX
Executive Director: Kim Gill, MA, CAE, National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), Aurora, CO

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