Council of State Speech-Language-Hearing Association Presidents

President’s Message

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2021 CSAPers!

I want to personally express my gratitude to each one of you for the tremendous support during a less than stellar 2020. The good news is that CSAP was able to have a productive year despite the challenges. The addition of the roundtables was a remarkable way to stay connected and offer guidance, ideas and support to all CSAP members. Let us recap and celebrate the accomplishments and positive outcomes of last year: three roundtable offerings, virtual spring business meeting, bylaws update, website remodel, rebranded logo, new strategic plan and a live virtual Fall Conference! We will keep the momentum going forward by continuing to provide enriching experiences for state leaders through a plethora of avenues to strengthen leadership skills.

This year we will be busy implementing the new strategic plan, building state and alumni membership, ensuring our vision and mission are kept in the forefront, developing relevant roundtables and a few other surprises to be announced soon. Additionally, Spring Conference planning is already underway! We look forward to seeing everyone in Richmond, Virginia in May. Please check the new and improved website often for pertinent updates. As we begin a bright new year, the following words can help with your CSAP journey: Passion, Courage, Integrity, Respect, Empowerment, Humility, Perseverance.

Thank you for sharing your leadership skills and finding unique ways to enhance the potential of others. CSAPers are simply the BEST!

Amy Rosonet LeBert
2020-2021 CSAP President