Meet the Executive

Judy Davidson

Judy Davidson

Chairperson

Judy Davidson completed her Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders at the University of British Columbia in 1990. Judy worked with various adult populations based at the Miller Centre in St. John’s for 18 years prior to taking a health care management position in 2008. Earlier in her career Judy held roles both on the NALSLPA Executive and on various NASLPA committees. She also enjoyed a term on the CASLPA (now SAC) board . A late-in-life mom, Judy enjoys spending time with her family and watching her two young children experience the world!

Jillian Ryan

Jillian Ryan

Vice Chairperson

Jillian has been practicing as an Audiologist since 2003. Jillian obtained a Bachelor of Science (BioChemistry) degree from Memorial University, and then went on to pursue Audiology as a passion and profession. She completed a Master of Science (Audiology) degree from Dalhousie University in 2003. Currently, Jillian is the principal audiologist and owner of NewLife Hearing Health Centre. NewLife Hearing is a private practice clinic operating in St. John’s, NL since 2012. Jillian has embarked on a career path that has allowed her to experience the full perspective of hearing health from clinical and research audiology; in both the private and public sectors. She is also trained as an implant audiologist and has worked with implants since 2006.

Jillian has previous experience as a council member of Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals (NLCHP) 2013-2014. Jillian currently sits on our College Board as Vice-Chair.

Sandy Crowley

Sandy Crowley

Council Representative

Sandy has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist based in Labrador West for the last 21 years. She has held positions in education, private and health based environments over her career. She completed her Masters in Communication Science and Disorders from Western Illinois University and her Masters in Education specializing in language and literacy from Memorial University.

She is currently the president of the Newfoundland and Labrador's Teacher's Association Speech-Language Pathology Special Interest Council and served on Speech-Language and Audiology Canada's school-based service delivery model committee. She is active in a variety of other committees and is very involved in advocating for those who are unable to advocate for themselves.

Ashley Rossiter

Ashley Rossiter

Secretary

Ashley is a Speech-Language Pathologist and certified Auditory Verbal Therapist. She works full time at the Janeway Children’s Hospital with the provincial cochlear implant team. She also runs a successful private clinic. Ashley has dedicated a tremendous amount of time to her role as Secretary since taking on the position in 2019.

Maresa Moyles-Brazil

Maresa Moyles-Brazil

Treasurer

Maresa is a private practice S-LP living in Labrador City. She has a Psychology degree from Acadia University, and a post-graduate certificate in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University. She completed the Communication Disorders Assistants program at Brock University, but eventually went back to school at the University of Maine to get a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology, knowing that she would return to her hometown and open a private practice. In her spare time she travels, downhill and cross country skis, and spends time with her husband and two golden retrievers. This is her second term as Treasurer of CASLP-NL.

Mihaela Fost

Mihaela Fost

Member at Large

Mihaela is an Audiologist employed with Western Health in Corner Brook since 1993.  She completed a Bachelor of Science degree (Biology) in 1990 and Masters of Science in Human Communication Disorders (Audiology) in 1993 at Dalhousie University.

Mihaela is a past-president of NLASLPA as well as volunteer on the Public Relations committee with NLASLPA. This is her first term serving as member at large with CASLP-NL.

Outside of her work life Mihaela enjoys hiking, camping, birdwatching and many other outdoor activities.She is the mother of two adult sons and two beautiful cats.