The Hearing and Speech Examining Board is created under
Wis. Stat. § 15.405(6m) and has authority as outlined in
Wis. Stat. ch. 459.
Contact: Valerie Payne, Executive Director
The members of the Hearing and Speech Examining Board are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Board consists of three hearing instrument specialist members, one otolaryngologist member, two audiologist members, two speech-language pathologist members, and two public members one of which is required to be a hearing aid user.
|Member||Officer||Member Type||Term Expiration|
|Johnson, Barbara J.||Chairperson||Audiologist Member||7/1/2021|
|Harris, Michael S.||Vice Chairperson||Otolaryngologist Member||7/1/2020|
|Seligman, David H.||Secretary||Public Member (Hearing Aid User)||7/1/2023|
|Broeckert, Robert R.||||Audiologist Member||7/1/2020|
|Klapperich, Steven J. ||||Hearing Instrument Specialist Member||7/1/2019*|
|Krier, Thomas J.||||Hearing Instrument Specialist Member||7/1/2021|
|Pazak, Kathleen A.||||Speech-Language Pathologist Member||7/1/2023|
|Sather, Thomas W.||Speech-Language Pathologist Member||7/1/2015*|
|Vacant||||Hearing Instrument Specialist Member|||
*Board members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.
None at this time.
Last updated: 6/15/2020