Meet Our Board Memebers

Brian Hough

President of the Association

12302 Princeton Ave

Savage, MN 55378

brian@midwestsi.com

Biography

Brian Hough completed is education in Communication Disorders and Audiology from the University of Nebraska. For the past 19 years, he has been at Midwest Special Instruments (formerly Medical Technologies) as an account executive. Prior to Midwest Special Instruments, he was at Lincoln Public Schools in Nebraska as a School Audiologist for

President of the Association shall be responsible for the administration of the Association business. That person or the appointed designee shall chair all meetings of the Executive Committee as well as the Association. The president shall perform generally all the duties usually performed by Presidents of like Associations and such other and further duties as required from time to time by the members.

David Eckles

Secretary

DVEC@HCIAudiometrics.com

Biography

*Pending*

Secretary shall keep minutes of all proceedings of the association and make proper record of same, which shall be attested by same and generally shall perform such duties as may be required by the Executive Committee. Secretary shall provide the N.A.S.E.D. members with minutes of the annual meeting.

Chris Olsen

Treasurer

12302 Princeton Ave

Savage, MN 55378

Chris@midwestsi.com

Biography

*Pending*

Treasurer shall receive and have in charge all monies belonging to the Association, and shall disburse the funds or otherwise deal with the property of the Association as shall be ordered by the Executive Committee. The funds of the society shall be withdrawn from the bank account upon the signature of the Treasurer cosigned with the signature of the President. The Treasurer shall generally perform such as may be required by the Executive Committee. On expiration of term of office the Treasurer shall hand over all monies and property of the Association to the incoming Treasurer.

*Vacant*

Chair of Buisness Development/

Past President

Biography

*Pending*

Chair of Business Development/Past President shall be responsible for presiding over the committee and reporting back to the President. This committee shall be responsible for formulating strategies and plans for evaluating and developing programs to further the business interests of the membership. Specific areas of interest to the Business Development Committee include, but are not limited to:

  • Investigating finance & budgeting concerns for N.A.S.E.D.

  • Explore new technologies possible inclusion into organization

  • Joint purchasing of material and supplies for the association                             

  • Secure insurance for the organizations protection

  • Lobbying for the associations concerns as directed by the EC and membership

Victor Sharpe

Chair of Technical Standards

VCSH@diagnostic-group.us

Biography

*Pending*

Chair of Technical Standards shall be responsible for presiding over the committee and reporting back to the President. This committee, under the Chair shall be charged with:

  • Formulating the requirements for field calibration of audiometers and other associated hearing health care equipment

  • N.A.S.E.D. approved calibration forms

  • Technician requirements

  • Promulgate equipment necessary for calibration

  • Continued education of service technicians

*Vacant*

Chair of Governance and By-Laws

To apply please contact Brian Hough at

brian@midwestsi.com

Biography

To apply please contact Brian Hough at brian@midwestsi.com

Chair of Governance and By-Laws shall be responsible for presiding over the Committee and reporting back to the President. This committee, under the chair shall be charged with:

  • Formulating the Charter and laws of N.A.S.E.D.

  • Ensure mechanisms for member compliance

  • Create the official structure of N.A.S.E.D.

  • Provide a methods by which member needs may be met

  • Provide a structure under which members may air grievances orconcerns

  • Create a framework under which N.A.S.E.D. can conduct its business and satisfy its mission statement.

*Vacant*

Chair of Communications

To apply please contact Brian Hough at

brian@midwestsi.com

*Vacant*

Chair of Public Relations

To apply please contact Brian Hough at

brian@midwestsi.com

Scott Lamb

Chair of Education

SCLM@mrswest.com,

Biography

To apply please contact Brian Hough at brian@midwestsi.com

Chair of Communications shall be responsible for presiding over the committee and reporting back to the President. This committee, under the Chair shall be charged with:

  • Maintaining an internal mailing at least semi-annually regarding N.A.S.E.D. concerns and activities.

  • Facilitating voting and polling of N.A.S.E.D. members regarding issues and policies.

  • Work closely with the committee on public relations to ensure that N.A.S.E.D. charter issues are being met.

  • Establish a computerized bulletin board for its members.

Biography

To apply please contact Brian Hough at brian@midwestsi.com

Chair of Public Relations shall be responsible for presiding over the Committee and reporting back to the President. This committee, under the chair shall be charged with:

  • Increasing National awareness of N.A.S.E.D. within the hearing health care field,
  • develop display booths
  • advertising materials to include:
  • brochures
  • advertisements
  • mailings
  • develop handouts and marketing materials
  • arrange ad spaces and press releases
  • annual convention planning
  • coordinate efforts between internal communications
  • committee and public relations
  • committee
  • Any use of the N.A.S.E.D. name or published materials will be reviewed for content by this committee and upon the recommendation of the chair, to the Executive Committee, for approval.
Biography

Scott graduated from Devry University in June of 2001 with his Associates degree. He started calibration and service on audiometric equipment back in August 2001 with MSR West and is still part of the e3 MSR West branch in Arizona

Chair of Educational Advancement - shall be responsible for presiding over the committee and reporting back to the President. This committee, under the Chair shall be charged with:

  • Continuing education of all certified NASED technicians and monitoring the program.

  • Forming a subcommittee to help provide the direction for continuing education courses.

  • Assist Chair of Technical Standards when needed.