About IHS


Board of Governors



The IHS Team

Prompt, personal service is a hallmark of the IHS commitment to its members. Use this page for direct access to the individual best able to respond to your questions and issues.


Chelsea Bajjey
Digital Marketing Specialist
734.522.7200 ext. 102 -

Provides digital marketing services and support for organizational marketing initiatives and brand awareness.


Mary Buday, MA
Director of Certification
734.522.2900 ext. 109 -

Directs the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (NBC-HIS).


Kelsey Burch
Manager of Operations
734.522.7200 ext. 107 -

Provides day-to-day office functions as well as organization-wide support related to human resources, office management, fiscal management, and organizational compliance.


Cheryl Castile, MBA
734.522.7200 ext. 103 -

Performs accounting and related organization business functions.


Katie Chuba
Director of Membership
734.522.7200 ext. 119 -

Leads membership initiatives for the Society, including leadership development and recognition programs, committee oversight, and affinity and special membership programs.


Sandra den Boer
734.522.7200 ext. 114 -

Edits and writes for the Society’s member communications including the quarterly magazine, The Hearing Professional, bi-monthly e-newsletter, SoundBoard, and Annual Report.


Tara Douglass
Director of Corporate Partnerships
734.522.7200 ext. 116 -

Works directly with industry leaders on strategic projects.


Sean Drake
Director of Government Affairs and Advocacy
734.522.7200 ext. 118 -

Directs government affairs and advocacy agenda, and leads IHS' federal advocacy, payer advocacy, and fundraising efforts.

Jayla Gaskins
Professional Development Specialist
734.522.7200 ext. 110 -

Performs daily operations for the licensing exam (ILE) and other educational initiatives.

Jackie Getz
Professional Development Administrator
734.522.7200 ext. 106 -

Processes AudiologyOnline CE credits, THP and webinar quizzes, and Continuing Education Transcripts. Fulfills orders for the Distance Learning for Professionals in Hearing Health Sciences course.

Cheryl Goldsby, CAE
Chapter Affairs Manager
734.522.7200 ext. 104 -

Supports Government Affairs and Chapter Affairs programs. Manages day-to-day activities and provides customer service to the IHS chapter network. Assists with IHS advocacy activities, including federal and payer initiatives.


Alician House
Membership Specialist
734.522.7200 ext. 113 -

Provides membership customer service, processing, and administrative support. Acts as the new member concierge. Facilitates the All-Star Awards Program and is the liaison for corporate groups and their employees.

Lori Morgan
Continuing Education Administrator
734.522.7200 ext. 120 -

Works with course providers on continuing education course approvals and attendance processing.

Alissa Parady
Executive Director
734.522.7200 -

Manages IHS operations and staff. Works directly with the IHS Board of Governors and allied association executives.

Ava Rosinski
Marketing Project Specialist
734.522.7200 ext. 117 -

Assists in the creative development, design, and delivery of marketing programs to support expansion and growth of the Society’s services and products.

Christine Seitz
Manager of Government Affairs
734.522.7200 ext. 122 -

Manages IHS’ state and provincial legislative and regulatory affairs, as well as provides support to advocacy and fundraising efforts.


Sierra Sharpe, MBA
Director of Professional Development
734.522.7200 ext. 115 -

Leads professional development initiatives for the Society, the Tinnitus Care Provider Certificate Program, key educational committees, and new product development.

Mary Stone, MLS
Certification Administrator
734.522.2900 ext. 111 -

Administrative and customer service functions for the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences.

Leslie Staniszewski
Director of Marketing
734-522.7200 ext. 108 -

Leads marketing initiatives for the Society to include email and online marketing campaigns.

Michelle Weiss, MA
Professional Development Senior Project Manager
734.522.7200 ext. 112 -

Oversees key professional development projects.

Dominique Wilford
Administrative Assistant
734.522.7200 ext. 121 -

Provides direct support to the functions of the IHS and NBC-HIS team, including office maintenance and improvement. Coordination and support for events and all other administrative support functions.