NSLHA's Fall Convention
NSLHA's Fall Convention is October 3-4, 2019 at the Scott Conference Center in Omaha, Nebraska. The convention includes education sessions, exhibits, poster sessions, a NSLHA Annual Business Meeting and networking.
This convention is offered for up to 1.55 ASHA CEUs
(Various levels; Professional area)
Volunteer Opportunities at the Convention
Make Your Hotel Reservations by September 19, 2019
The hotel room block is at the Courtyard Aksarben Village at 1625 S. 67th Street in Omaha, Nebraska. Room rate is $100 plus 18.16% tax per night.
Reservations may be made by calling the hotel direct at (402) 951-4300 or (888) 236-2427 and asking for the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association group rate. Rooms at this special rate will be available until September 19, 2019.
Exhibitor and Sponsor Registration
Don't miss our Annual Convention, which brings together audiologists, speech-language pathologists and students who are looking for the best products and services available for their schools, hospitals, universities and private practices. Promote employment opportunities at your company or organization with students. Sponsorships help enhance the visibility and recognition of your company or organization while supporting the speech-language-hearing profession. Your support helps allow the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association to provide education, information and services to your customers. There are different sponsorship opportunities available, so that you can choose the level of support that best fits your budget and business objectives. Sponsors will be recognized on the convention web page, on social media and through announcements and signage at the convention.
If you are interested in additional sponsorship opportunities for marketing, recognition and value, please check out our Industry Partner Program and contact Janet Seelhoff, NSLHA Executive Director at (402) 476-9573 to discuss how you would like to connect with our members.
NSLHA Regional Social and Trivia Contest
Join your colleagues for a fun social event and trivia contest immediately following the exhibits and poster sessions on Thursday, October 3rd. Food and beverage will be provided. This is an opportunity to network and make new friends.
Notice of 2019 Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Business Meeting
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha, NE 68106
8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
The Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s 2019 Fall Convention is Thursday, October 3, 2019 from 8:45 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Central at the Scott Conference Center at 6450 Pine Street in Omaha, Nebraska. The annual meeting is planned in conjunction with the 2019 Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Fall Convention.
In accordance with the requirements of the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association Bylaws, the following slate of candidates is presented for election at the Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s 2019 Annual Business Meeting:
For President-Elect (one-year term with automatic succession to NSLHA President) – Miechelle McKelvey, Ph.D., CCC-SLP from the University of Nebraska-Kearney. Read Miechelle’s candidate statement.
For VP Advocacy (two-year term) – Jessica Thoene, M.S., CCC-SLP from Alpha Rehabilitation in Kearney, Nebraska. Read Jessica’s candidate statement.
For VP Medical (two-year term) – Polly Ubben, M.A., CCC-SLP from St. Elizabeth’s Sports and Physical Therapy in Lincoln, Nebraska. Read Polly’s candidate statement.
For VP Education (two-year term) – Theresa Mourey, M.A., CCC-SLP from Elkhorn Public Schools in Elkhorn, Nebraska. Read Theresa’s candidate statement.
Additional nominations may be made from the floor at the NSLHA Annual Business Meeting. Members nominated during the meeting must consent to serve if elected, before such nominations are accepted.
The NSLHA Board wishes to recommend the following proposed bylaws amendment to help expand opportunities for first-year professionals to receive value and benefits from NSLHA membership: Article III, Section 1h of the Bylaws “First-Year Professional Members shall be defined as any individual who has earned a degree in a speech-language pathology or audiology within the past 12 months. First-Year Professional Members pay one-half of professional membership dues. At the completion of the 12 months, a First-Year Professional is transferred to a Full Member and must pay Full Member dues in order to maintain that membership status.