Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation



Foundation Mission

The Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation is committed to supporting students advancing the scholarship and study of communication science and disorders for the benefit of persons with communication impairments in Missouri.

Governance

The Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, a nonprofit organization, is governed by a seven member Board of Trustees:

  • Jacob Gutshall, Chair
  • Julie Hoffmann, Treasurer
  • Carlotta Kimble, Recorder
  • Kathleen Howard, Trustee
  • Heather Lazarides, Ex-Officio Trustee
  • Shirley Patterson, Trustee
  • Jane Webb, Trustee

The Foundation is affiliated with the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association (“MSHA”)

Programs

The Foundation funds the following programs:

  • Leadership Academy
  • Quest for the Cup
  • Minority Student Leadership Program
  • Outstanding Graduate Research Award
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
  • Outstanding Graduate Technical Session Award
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Technical Session Award
  • Outstanding Cultural Competence Research Award
Fundraising and Events

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization which relies on support from the public to accomplish its mission. Foundation support can come from many sources, including:

Contact the Foundation

For more information about programs or to offer support of the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation, please email moslhfdn@gmail.com or call MSHA Central Office at 888-729-6742 to be connected to a Trustee.