Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers
& Speech-Language Pathologists
Welcome to the Maryland State Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech-Language Pathologists web site. The sections listed on the menu provide information on items of interest to consumers, applicants and licensees. After you have reviewed these sections, if you have not found the answers you need, please contact the Board by phone, fax or e-mail.
Meetings of the Board are held at 4:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at DHMH on Patterson Avenue. Please note that the Board does not meet in the months of August or December. All interested parties are welcome to attend the meeting. Please contact the Board office for meeting room and directions.
The mission of the Board is to enhance the quality of the hearing and speech health care provided to the citizens of Maryland by ensuring qualified and competent audiologists, hearing aid dispensers and speech-language pathologists are licensed to practice in the State of Maryland.
Board Offices Closed for Memorial Day Holiday
The Board offices are closed Friday, May 22nd, 2015 through Monday, May 25th, 2015 for the Memorial Day holiday. The Board offices will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th, 2015.
Online Renewal System Open for
AUD and SLP Licenses Expiring on May 31, 2015
The online renewal system is now open for audiolgists and peech-language pathologists who hold a license that expires on May 31, 2015. The online renewal system is here
Technical assistance for the online renewal process will be limited after Thursday, May 28, 2015. Licensees are encouraged to complete the online renewal process as soon as possible.
The online renewal system will be open through midnight May 31, 2015 without the assesment of a late fee. The online renewal system will remain open in June 2015 with the late fee of $100.00 automatically assessed at that time.
Do not send any continuing education documentation to the Board unless directed to do so via notice of a continuing education audit.
If your name has changed please submit change of name information to the Board prior to beginning the online renewal process. Change of name form is here
Licensees may contact the Board at 410-764-4723 for additional information.
Hearing Aid Sales and Third-Party Providers
For important information to all licensees regarding third party sellers of hearing aids please click here.
Board Membership Vacancies
Board member vacancies occur from time to time.
Members of the audiology, hearing aid dispensing and speech-language pathology professions may contact the Executive Director to learn more about the responsibilities and time commitment to serve the citizens of the State of Maryland. Contact the Executive Director at 410-764-4723 for more information.
Requesting Verification Letters
For more information regarding requesting a verification letter to be sent to another licensing board or employer please click here
Board Meeting Dates
The Board meets on the third Thursday of each month except August and December. Board meetings are held at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. Ocassionally, Board meetings are cancelled - please call the Board at 410-764-4725 to ensure that the meeting is being held. Whenever possible notice of a cancellation of a Board meeting will be posted to this homepage.
Upcoming Board meeting dates are:
June 18, 2015
July 16, 2015
September 17, 2015
Christopher J. Kelter, Executive Director
Anthony DeFranco, AAG, Board Counsel
Zoann C. Mouzone, Administrative Specialist
Yolanda B. Campbell, Office Secretary
Board of AUD/HAD/SLP
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
4201 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21215
Ronald Kaplan, Au.D. (AUD), Chair
- Cassandra Peters-Johnson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (SLP), Co-Chair
C. Kirk Payne (HAD), Co-Chair
John Sloan, M.Ed. CCC-SLP (SLP), Treasurer
- Lisa Melody, SLP (SLP)
Lisa M. Nelson, Au.D (AUD)
- Charlotte Godfrey, Au.D (AUD)
Billie Jo O'Donovan (HAD)
- George Sheckells (HAD)
Scott D. London, M.D.
- Victor Da Costa, M.D.
- John Rouse, Consumer
- Vacant, Consumer