IMESD Employee Named Chair of State Board of Examiners


Amy Martin, a speech-language pathologist (SLP) for InterMountain Education Service District (IMESD), was recently elected chair of Oregon’s Board of Examiners (BOE) for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

Amy Martin

The board regulates the practice of audiology and speech-language pathology in the state. Martin has served on the BOE as a board member and vice-chair for two years and represents the school-based speech-Language pathologists.

“I hope to lead the Board of Examiners well, while protecting the clientele and consumers of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and preserving our profession across the state,” she said.

Tonya Smith, IMESD director of Regional, Related and Speech Services, said having representation on the BOE from a professional in Eastern Oregon is pretty exciting.

“We are very proud of her,” Smith said.

Martin has worked as an SLP for 13 years, three years in Nevada and since then at IMESD.

For more information about the state board, visit the board’s website.