SAA Mission

The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) is the national student organization of the American Academy of Audiology that serves as a collective voice for students and advances the rights, interests and welfare of students pursuing careers in audiology.


Our local UW SAA chapter is dedicated to promoting networking among students and audiology faculty within this program, as well as among programs nationwide. We are committed to providing services to our community with our outreach projects and events. Past UW SAA events include: 

  • School hearing screenings
  • Audiology student orientation
  • Mentor/mentee Program
  • Woodstick
  • Strobopalooza
  • Special Olympics - Washington Healthy Hearing Program
  • Hearing aid manufacturer workshops
  • Fund-raisers
  • Audiology student and faculty mixers
  • Educational outreach about hearing health and protection

SAA Officers & Liaisons / 2016 - 2017

President: Grace Chang
Vice President: Adrienne Grey
Secretary: Sheridan Frank
Treasurer: Janice Vong
Social Chair: Roxy Massoodnia
Outreach & Humanitarian Efforts Coordinator:   Gina Hone
Fundraising & Advocacy Chair: Steven Gianakas
First Year Class Representative: Ka'iulani Moku-Paiva
Student Services Liaison: TBD
Faculty Liasion: Susan Anderson
Faculty Liasion: Lisa Illich

2016-17 Student Academy of Audiology Executive Committee. Pictured [front row]: Janice Vong (Treasurer), Grace Chang (President), Gina Hone (Outreach & Humanitarian Efforts Coordinator); [back row]: Ka'iulani Moku-Paiva (First Year Class Representative), Steven Gianakas (Fundraising & Advocacy Chair), Lisa Illich (Faculty Liasion), Adrienne Grey (Vice President), Sheridan Frank (Secretary), and Roxy Massoodnia (Social Chair).

Contacts & Links

National SAA Chapter: