Daniel R. Boone, PhD, CCC-SLP, 1927-2018

Dan Boone, PhD, CCC-SLP, beloved clinician, mentor, friend, and a life-time member of ArSHA died on October 27. Dr. Boone was Professor Emeritus, The University of Arizona (1988-present), and was a practicing master clinician up until his death. He is well-known for his contributions to the field of speech-language pathology, publishing over 100 professional articles and 18 books. The Voice and Voice Therapy is in its soon-to-be-released 10th edition. His most recent book, Trouble Talking, is a personal narrative that describes communication disorders of 40 of his most memorable patients. During his career, he served as the Vice President and President of ASHA (1976) and received Fellowship and Honors of the Association (1984). Throughout his career, Dr. Boone remained active with ArSHA, serving on committees and presenting often at ArSHA conventions. He was the Key Note on more than one occasion. Dr. Boone was the recipient of the Honors of the Association (1978) and of the Marilyn Quintana Moline Mentorship Award (2003).

A Celebration of Life is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, 2018, at 10 am to be followed by a lunch reception at Grace Community Church, 9755 North La Cholla Blvd, in Tucson.

Dr. Boone, we will miss your guidance, your humor, and the mastery of your work.

A Word from ArSHA's Membership Chair


My name is Rebecca Archer-Anwar, and I’m the Membership Chair of the Arizona Speech-Language-Hearing Association this year! This is my first year as the Membership Chair, and I am so excited for what is coming this year with ArSHA.

For those of you who have been loyal members of ArSHA, THANK YOU for your continued support! We encourage you to renew your membership and continue to advance our mission. If you have never been a member of ArSHA, or have stepped away at some point, please take some time to look at us with fresh eyes, and discover the many benefits of membership:

  • ADVOCACY – ArSHA employs a professional lobbying firm whose it is to look out for the professional interests of Arizona audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech-language pathology assistants. We stay vigilant for you! ArSHA’s Government Relations Committee is working with the Arizona Department of Education (ADE) on a recent issue related to the scope of practice in schools. They are also working with the Arizona Department of Health Services (AzDHS) on revising hearing screening rules that will affect training and practice in the state for years to come.
  • PROFESSIONAL GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES – Our members receive discounted registration at our annual convention and workshops, as well as free Webinars! ArSHA CE offerings are easily accepted by ADHS for licensing requirements.
  • OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE AND LEAD – Join one of our many committees or run for a seat on our executive board! If you want to make a difference, we have a place for you.
  • CELEBRATE EXCELLENCE – We honor our own by awarding and celebrating excellence in mentorship, scholarship, and leadership through recognition and awards.
  • SUPPORT FROM FELLOW PROFESSIONALS IN THE STATE – Do you have a question or a concern regarding professional practice? Members are encouraged to contact ArSHA, and we will use our vast resources to address questions accurately and in a timely manner.
  • NETWORKING – Make business contacts, find a job, and find support by connecting with professionals from around the state at social and contuing education events throughout the year.

We need you to help advance the goals of SLPs, AuDs, SLPAs, and students in these fields in Arizona! Adding your voice will us make a greater impact. There is strength in numbers. Join us!

To become an ArSHA member, or to renew your membership, please go to www. ArSHA.org to complete the online membership application. For more information, please feel free to email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. I hope to welcome you to this great organization!

Rebecca Archer-Anwar