Following the recent call for members to join the BAA Board, three nominations were received. With three nominees for three places, all now join the BAA Board with effect from November 18th. We would like to thank them for standing and introduce you to them. All three will also be at the BAA Annual Conference in November. Come along and meet them, and the rest of your Board Directors.
Susannah returns for a second term of office and will continue as our Conference Lead. Susannah is Principal Clinical Scientist in North Wales. She leads the Adult Rehabilitation and Vestibular Services across North Wales and has a particular clinical interest in vestibular testing and rehabilitation, and adult diagnostics. Read more about Susannah on her current board profile page here.
Keiran is elected for a first term of office and will shadow our current Treasurer and undertake other projects to be announced soon. Keiran is Clinical Lead at the Children and Young People’s Audiology Centre at St Thomas Hospital, London, one of the largest Paediatric Audiology Services in England. Keiran also chairs the pan-London Paediatric Heads of Service meeting, which he says gives him an oversight of the pressures facing the region as a whole.
Dr Saima Rajasingam
Saima is elected for a first term of office and will take over as Board Lead for Education, Accreditation and Registration. Saima is Lecturer in Audiology, Course Leader FdSc at Anglia Ruskin University with extensive experience teaching students at HCA, FdSc, BSc and MSc levels both at university and in clinic.
Saima’s research focuses on improving access to and quality of interventions for hearing loss and she leads the Applied Hearing Research Hub at Anglia Ruskin University. Saima is also a practising audiologist at a private clinic in London.