About Us - Meet the Executive

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President : Jeanie Morry
Jeanie Morry

 

What is your profession and area of practice?
"I’m a Speech-Language Pathologist working with pediatric outpatients in Clarenville, Newfoundland."

What made you get into the profession?
"I love working with clients and their families to develop functional goals that make a difference in their everyday lives. I also love how this job allows me to collaborate with other professionals, and learn from them."

What is your favorite hobby?
"I enjoy reading, cooking and travelling."

What is the best part about being involved in NLASLPA?
“I’m looking forward to meeting colleagues from across the province, and advocating for our profession. I also love how the annual NLASLPA conference also allows us the opportunity to learn from each other and continue to build our skills."


President-Elect : Natasha Kapoor
Natasha Kapoor

 

What is your profession and area of practice?

"I’m a Speech-Language Pathologist working with students in the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District."

What made you get into the profession?

“I always knew I wanted a career that would allow me to help people in a meaningful way. I love working with my students to improve their communication skills and express their personalities. Watching my students connect with their peers is so fun and rewarding.

What is your favorite hobby?

"I love travelling, reading and eating delicious food!"

What is the best part about being involved in NLASLPA?

“Being a part of NLASLPA provides so many opportunities to meet my colleagues from around the province and advocate for our wonderful profession. I’m looking forward to learning more about our association and how we can support one another to keep growing as professionals.”--

 


Past-President : Courtney Gordon
Courtney Gordon

 

What is your profession and area of practice?

Speech-Language Pathologist working in acute care, long term care, and adult and pediatric outpatients in Central Newfoundland.

What made you get into the profession?
To me, communication means allowing people to connect on a personal level. I love that I have a job that lets me help people connect (or re-connect) with their loved ones. It's an honour and extremely rewarding.

What is your favorite hobby?
I really enjoy making music. I play the flute, guitar, mandolin, and I sing.

What is the best part about being involved in NLASLPA?
Being involved in NLASLPA allows me to advocate for this profession that I love, and our very important clients.


Treasurer : Jessica Williams
Jessica Williams

 

What is your profession and area of practice?

“Speech-Language Pathologist working with outpatient pediatrics."

What do you like best about your profession?
“I love that our scope of practice is so vast. Every day is different as we work with various populations with unique strengths and challenges. It allows for continuous growth and learning opportunities.”

What is your favorite hobby?
“I’m a big reader and love spending time with my two dogs, Milo & Rosie!”

What is the best part about being involved in NLASLPA?
“I love connecting with and supporting our province’s Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.”


Secretary : Hilary Trenholm
Hilary Trenholm

 

What is your profession and area of practice?
“I am speech-language pathologist, currently working with adults in the acute care setting".

What made you get into the profession?
The sense of satisfaction I feel when successfully treating and discharging a client is indescribable. Knowing that I have made a difference in someone’s life is very rewarding".

What is your favorite hobby?
I was introduced to ice hockey at a young age and have been playing ever since. Being at the rink is like home to me" .

What is the best part about being involved in NLASLPA?
“Having the ability to connect with other professionals in the province, and to help advocate for our members".


Director-at-Large : Beverly Martin
Beverly Martin

 

What is your profession and area of practice?
Speech-Language Pathology. I work at Dr. G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville where we service children from birth to school entry (including Newborn Hearing Screenings) and adults as outpatients and inpatients as well as in long term care and protective care across all areas in our scope of practice.

What made you get into the profession?
A keen interest in language, neuroscience and a desire to be in a helping profession. Speech-Language Pathology for me was a perfect blend of science, arts and humanities.

What is your favorite hobby?
When I can sneak it in, my “me” time is spent playing the guitar, reading or baking i.e. finding new ways to infuse salted caramel into any baked good I can).

What is the best part about being involved in NLASLPA?
I think the most wonderful part of being involved in our association is connecting with the membership, both longstanding and new members. It is also great to serve on the executive and work towards goals that are important to me and to continue to promote public awareness regarding the ways our professions are supporting, improving and saving lives every day!