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Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers


& Speech-Language Pathologists

Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers & Speech-Language Pathologists



Welcome to the Maryland State Board of Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers and Speech-Language Pathologists web site.   The sections listed on the menu provide information on items of interest to consumers, applicants and licensees.   After you have reviewed these sections, if you have not found the answers you need, please contact the Board by phone, fax or e-mail.


Meetings of the Board are held at 4:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month at DHMH on Patterson Avenue. Please note that the Board does not meet in the months of August or December.  All interested parties are welcome to attend the meeting. Please contact the Board office for meeting room and directions.


Board's Mission


The mission of the Board is to enhance the quality of the hearing and speech health care provided to the citizens of Maryland by ensuring qualified and  competent audiologists, hearing aid dispensers and speech-language pathologists are licensed to practice in the State of Maryland.


Important Information


Renewal for AUD, SLP and SLP-A Closed

The online renewal system is now closed effective midnight on June 30, 2014.

Individuals whose licenses that have been expired for less than five years may reinstate the license.  To request a reinstatement form call 410-764-4725 - please provide your license number and your current mailing address.  Current reinstatement fees total $356.00 which includes the $120.00 renewal fee for a license that expires on May 31, 2016, the Health Care Commission fee of $36.00, and the reinstatement fee of $200.00 - the Board does not have the authority to waive any fee for any reason.


FAQ for 2014 Renewal for AUD, SLP and SLP-A

Please click here to review the frequently asked questions about the renewal process for licenses that expire on May 31, 2014.  Please review the document before calling the Board.  Call the Executive Director at 410-764-4723 for additional clarification.


Requesting Verification Letters
For more information regarding requesting a verification letter to be sent to another licensing board or employer please click here. 


Board Meeting Dates
The Board meets on the third Thursday of each month except August and December.  Board meetings begin at 4:00pm at 4201 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215.  Ocassionally, Board meetings are cancelled - please call the Board at 410-764-4725 to ensure that the meeting is being held.  Whenever possible notice of a cancellation of a Board meeting will be posted to this homepage.
Upcoming Board meeting dates are:
September 18, 2014
October 16, 2014
November 20, 2014
Board Staff
Christopher J. Kelter, Executive Director
Richard Bloom, AAG, Board Counsel
Zoann C. Mouzone, Administrative Specialist
Yolanda B. Campbell, Office Secretary 


Office of the Governor

Contact Us

Board of AUD/HAD/SLP
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
4201 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland  21215
Phone:  410-764-4725
Fax:  410-358-0273




Board Members

  • Ronald Kaplan, Au.D. (AUD), Chair
  • Cassandra Peters-Johnson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP (SLP), Co-Chair
  • C. Kirk Payne (HAD), Co-Chair
  • John Sloan, M.Ed. CCC-SLP (SLP), Treasurer
  • Lisa Melody, SLP (SLP)
  • Lisa M. Nelson, Au.D (AUD)
  • Charlotte Godfrey, Au.D (AUD)
  • Billie Jo O'Donovan (HAD)
  • George Sheckells (HAD)
  • Scott D. London, M.D.
  • Victor Da Costa, M.D.
  • Rodric McKinnon, Consumer
  • John Rouse, Consumer