May 18, 2015

Life Member of Speech Pathology Australia

I have been nominated to be transferred to Life Member of Speech Pathology Australia. Here is the letter I received:

It is with great pleasure that I am emailing to inform you of a successful nomination to transfer you to Life Membership of the Speech Pathology Association of Australia.
The Board of Speech Pathology Australia recognise the outstanding leadership and committed service to the Association and the profession that you have provided over many years. Therefore we would like to award you with the highest honour that we can provide; Life Membership of the Association.
Congratulations and thank you for your ongoing service to the Association and the profession in Australia and across the world.
Gaenor Dixon, Vice President, Communications, Speech Pathology Australia
The award was conferred at the Speech Pathology Australia Annual General Meeting in Canberra on 18th May. I hold the association and profession in such high esteem, and have been privileged to work with so many inspiring speech pathologists, teachers, children and families over the years.It is a great honour to receive this award.
The SPA Life Members are listed here.
My acceptance speech is reproduced here.
Lindy McAllister, Sharynne and David McLeod
Celebrating with my colleagues: Elise Baker, Jane McCormack, Sharynne McLeod,
Kate Crowe, Xuan Le, Sarah Verdon, Ben Pham, Lindy McAllister