Officers

President

Re-elected for 2017, as the LSHAS President, is Amber Moreau of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Amber is the proud mother of three daughters and one son.  She has been working in the hearing healthcare industry since 2007. Shortly after serving as an administrative assistant to practitioners in the Lake Charles area, she made the commitment to acquire education and achieve licensing requirements for becoming a Hearing Instrument Specialist through the Louisiana State Board of Hearing Aid Dealers. 

Amber is the owner/operator of Synergistic Hearing (formerly Williamson Hearing Center). Her office is located in Baton Rouge. Amber enjoys helping to improve her patients' quality of life by helping to improve their ability to hear.  Having also studied vocal music education at McNeese State University, Amber reports that her love of music and the joy it brings has prepared her to provide a more perfect harmony for others as she works each day in the hearing healthcare service. She has been an LSHAS member in good standing since 2009 and a member of the International Hearing Society since 2012. Amber's driving passion is to help someone new every day and her key to success is her ability to think outside the box. 

Vice-President

Re-elected for 2017 LSHAS Vice-President is Andrew Shealy of Ruston, Louisiana. Andrew realized his passion for hearing health when his immediate family began to have problems with hearing. After visiting with a Hearing Aid Specialist in the area, he decided to pursue the education and subsequent certification necessary to become a licensed Hearing Specialist in the state of Louisiana. Born and raised in Ruston, Andrew has a deep commitment to helping the people of Ruston and surrounding communities with hearing health.

Today, Andrew works with Audibel, The Hearing Center in both Monroe and Ruston. Andrew works side by side with mentor, Cherry Phillips, and together they focus on a service oriented, family approach to patient care. In addition to daily practice at Audibel, Andrew is also working with the Louisiana Lion's Club to assist in the development of various hearing related programs throughout the state. Andrew's passion to help those in need is evident with every patient he sees, as he strives to continue to educate people about the importance of hearing health, now and in the future.

Treasurer

Re-elected for 2017 LSHAS Treasurer is Kent Stroud. Kent has served in this capacity for ten years. He has successfully served the hearing healthcare industry for the past 35 years, and operates a successful frachise. Kent has been a long time member of the LSHAS in good standing, a member of the International Hearing Society, and has attained National Board Certification as a hearing instrument specialist. He has been a participating practitioner through missions with the Starkey Hearing Foundation and received four Silver and two Gold Awards with Audibel for service to the hearing impaired.

Secretary

Elected for 2017 as LSHAS Secretary is Emily Sease Goerges of Abita Springs, Louisiana. Emily received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of New Orleans in 2011, and has been a Licensed Hearing Instrument Specialist in the state of Louisiana since 2008. In addition, she is Nationally Board Certified in Hearing Instrument Sciences. She is the mother of 4 children ranging in age from 2 to 12.