Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board

Name Position Profession Oath Term Dates
Alison Grimes Board Chair Dispensing Audiologist 3/22/10 - 1/1/17
Dee Parker Board Member Speech-Language Pathologist 8/16/13 – 1/1/17
Rodney Diaz Board Member Public Member, Otolaryngologist 12/20/12 – 1/1/16
Deane Manning Board Member Hearing Aid Dispenser 12/27/10 - 1/1/15
Amnon Shalev Board Member Hearing Aid Dispenser 12/15/12 – 1/1/16
Debbie Snow Board Member Public Member 11/30/13 – 11/30/17
Jaime Lee Board Member Public Member 5/11/11 - 11/30/17
Patti Solomon-Rice Board Member Speech-Language Pathologist 9/8/12 – 1/1/16
Marcia Raggio Board Member Audiologist 12/17/12 – 1/1/15

A FOND FAREWELL

Annemarie Del MugnaioAnnemarie Del Mugnaio has served as the Executive Officer for the Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensers Board for 15 years. As Executive Officer she directed the regulatory, licensing, enforcement, and examination programs for the Board. She has made great contributions towards the protection of the health, safety, and welfare of the consumers of California. She will be greatly missed and we wish her well as she takes on her new role as the Executive Officer of the Veterinary Medical Board.

Alison GrimesAlison Grimes, AuD, is Head of the Audiology Clinic at Ronald Reagan-UCLA Medical Center, Director of the UCLA Newborn Hearing Screening Program, and an Assistant Clinical Professor in Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. She is also a Past-President of the American Academy of Audiology. As one of the representatives to the Joint Committee on Infant Hearing, Alison participated in the writing of the 2007 Position Statement. Currently, Alison chairs the Pediatric Amplification Task Force for the American Academy of Audiology, and is a member of the Pediatric Diagnostic Guidelines Task Force. Alison has been on the Executive Board of the American Auditory Society, and has been and continues to serve on the California State Speech Language Pathology and Audiology Licensing Board since 2000. She was elected to the National Council of State Boards of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology in 2009.

Carol MurphyCarol Murphy, a professional speech-language pathology board member, was appointed by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to the Speech Language Pathology, Audiology and hearing Aid Dispensers Board in March of 2005. Mrs. Murphy is currently the director/owner of Speech, Learning & Psychology Services, a private consultative practice serving children and adults with communication and learning problems since 1982. She has served on the California SEEDS project, Supporting Early Elementary Delivery Systems, was a reviewer for the medical panel for the State Department of Rehabilitation, has worked in both the private and public arenas in the area of speech-language pathology and learning disabilities, and has been a graduate supervisor for the collaborative between CA State University Northridge and public schools. She has published articles on language-based learning disabilities. She consults with parents and educators in using research-based models for therapeutic interventions, literacy enhancement and educational strategies. She is a member of the California Speech-Language Hearing Association and the American Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Amnon ShalevAmnon Shalev has been a licensed Hearing Aid Dispenser since 1986. He is a co-owner of a Hearing Aid Center in Woodland Hills, which serves Medi-Cal beneficiaries residing in Skilled Nursing Facilities. Shalev was a Director of Managed Care and Medi-Cal Affairs on the board of the Hearing HealthCare Providers of California from 2006 to 2008. Governor Jerry Brown nominated Shalev to this board for a term from December 12, 2012 to January 1, 2016.

Rodney C. DiazRodney C. Diaz, MD is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California at Davis. He obtained his baccalaureate in Astrophysics at the University of California at Berkeley and his MD degree from the University of California at Davis. He completed his internship in General Surgery and his residency in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at UC Davis Medical Center. He was a fellow in Otology, Neurotology, and Skull Base Surgery at the Michigan Ear Institute. Dr. Diaz currently serves as the Otolaryngology Residency Director at UC Davis Medical Center. His clinical practice is focused on otology, neurotology, and tumors of the lateral skull base. His research interests include electrophysiologic and molecular biologic mechanisms of inner ear potassium cycling and lateral wall transport processes in the regulation of the endocochlear potential, as well as novel methods of regeneration of the inner ear sensory epithelium.

Monty L. MartinMonty L. Martin was appointed by Darrell Steinberg, Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee as a "public member" to the Speech-Language, Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispenser Board in January of 2010. Mr. Martin received his Master of Science and Pupil Personnel Services credential in 1992 from California State University- Sacramento CA. Mr. Martin has been employed within the public school system since 1992, and serving as a school counselor and psychologist through June 2006. He later earned an Administrative Services Credential, and is currently employed as an assistant superintendent for special education services within Nevada County, a rural community with the foothills of northern California. Mr. Martin is a member of the Association of California School Administrators. (Term ending November 30, 2013).

Jaime Lee

Jaime Lee is Executive Vice-President at Jamison Services, Inc., a full-service commercial real estate management, leasing, and investment company. She specializes in leasing and asset management in Downtown Los Angeles. She is also President of the California Market Center, a wholesale fashion and tradeshow facility in the Los Angeles Fashion District. She currently serves as Chair of the Los Angeles Fashion District Business Improvement District Board of Directors.

Jaime was born and raised in Los Angeles and earned both a BA and JD from the University of Southern California. She serves on the USC Alumni Association Board of Governors and the USC Asian Pacific Alumni Association Board of Directors. Jaime is active in the community as a board member of the Hollywood-Wilshire YMCA and the Korean American Coalition. In 2010, Jaime was appointed to the City of Los Angeles Quality and Productivity Commission and to the California Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology, and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board the following year.


Deane ManningDeane Manning is a hearing aid dispenser in private practice at Superior Hearing Aid Service in Sun City, CA. He was appointed to the Speech-Language Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board in 2010 by Governor Schwarzenegger and is serving his second term. He currently serves as Chair of the Hearing Aid Dispensers Committee. He previously served on the Department of Consumer Affair’s Hearing Aid Dispensers Advisory Committee from 2006 to 2009. Deane received a BA from Colgate University in Mathematics. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Menifee Valley Hospital Foundation. He was born and raised in Northern New York where he had to walk three miles through snow to get to school.

Dee Parker (no photo) is a Speech-Language Pathologist and is serving as a Board member from 8/16/13 – 1/1/17.


Patti Solomon-Rice

Patti Solomon-Rice, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Communicative Disorders Program at San Francisco State University. She received a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Joint Doctoral Program in Special Education through the University of California at Berkeley and San Francisco State University. Her research interests are in the area of augmentative and alternative communication, focusing on language development and early intervention services. Nationally, she will begin a four-year term on the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Board of Ethics in 2013. She is also the Continuing Education Content Manager for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 10 Issues in Higher Education and is a peer reviewer for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 12 Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Previously, she served as chair of ASHA’s Continuing Education Board. In California, she completed a two-year term on the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Board of Directors as the Commissioner on Professional Development and Continuing Education in 2012 and, prior to that, served as Secretary of the CSHA Board.


Marcia Raggio

Marcia Raggio, PhD is a Professor of Audiology at San Francisco State University. She earned her BA and MS degrees from the Communicative Disorders Program at San Francisco State University, and her doctorate in auditory neuroscience from the University of California, San Francisco. Marcia previously served as Chair and Board Member of the Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology licensing board of California for five years. She has been active in the California and American Academies of Audiology. Marcia collaborated for 18 years with scientists at UCSF on NIH supported cochlear implant studies. She has published numerous research articles, and has given many presentations at state, national and international venues.


Deborah (Debbie) Snow

Deborah (Debbie) Snow was appointed by Darrell Steinberg, Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee as a public member to the Speech-Language, Pathology, Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispenser Board in November 2013. Ms. Snow received her Bachelor of Arts from California Baptist University in Riverside, CA, majoring in both English and Behavioral Science. Debbie is currently employed as a library assistant at University of California, Riverside and has spent her career working at various libraries. Debbie has been involved in consumer advocacy for several years and has frequently attended public meetings at California State boards. She has authored articles regarding consumer protection issues facing healing arts boards. Ms. Snow is a member of both California Women Lead and the Humane Society. She also volunteers at TRAX Equestrian Center, an organization established to enhance the lives of children with neurological disabilities by providing therapeutic horseback riding activities. Debbie is married and has one daughter.