ISHA's Team and Plan

Committed to Idaho's Speech, Language, and Hearing Professionals

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Kimberli Shaner M.S., CCC-SLP


Dedicated, driven, optimistic, and organized. These are just a few of the ways board members describe this invaluable member of our team and your ISHA President for 2021. Kimberli will take us straight out of 2020 and we look forward to her leadership in 2021!


Kris Brock Ph.D., CCC- SLP


Dr. Kris Brock is an Assistant Professor at Idaho State University in the Department of CSD. He has worked in early intervention and acute care prior to his current research and teaching position. Having this diverse experience allows him to understand the needs of all Idaho SLPs.

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Gabe Bargen Ph.D., AuD./SLP-CCC

Past President

Gabe Bargen will continue to serve and lead with the vision and continued dedication to improve upon our Non-Profit.  Gabe is a dedicated, seasoned leader and continues to recruit membership as well as lead the the organization with experience and integrity.

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Jacob Diller, AuD

Director of Audiology

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Alycia Cummings Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Director of SLP


Josh Cline



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Heather Ybarlucea M.S., CCC-SLP


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Bailey Ann Anderson

NSSLHA Representative

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April Ward


Amy Hardy



Amber Romriell


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Darcey Shallberg & Susie Jones

Membership Chairs

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Rachelle Ruffing

Legislative SLP Rep



Legislative AuD-Rep


Ellen Wandland


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Corrie Holmes

AuD ASHA Ambassador


Kristi Blaiser

SLP ASHA Ambassador

Strategic Plan 2021-2025

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Your executive board was hard at work creating a strategic plan that addressed creating VALUE in ISHA, increasing membership, and focusing on legislative action. 


Goal 1: Increase Leadership Opportunities

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1.1 Increase number of subcommittees to address our broad scope
1.2 Increase number of members serving on subcommittees
1.3 Increase the number of ISU students on subcommittees

Goal 2: Increase Membership

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2.1 Increase the number of members in the state
2.2 Increase number of ISHA convention attendees
2.3 Increase the number of 
hybrid CEU events
2.4 Increase the Speech Paths podcast listeners

Goal 3: Improved Planning 

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3.1 ISHA will meet 60+% of its planning goals

Goal 4: proactive Advocacy

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4.1 Establish relationships with key legislators in Idaho
4.2 Establish relationships with SBOE and Licensure Board