Apply to Serve on SAC’s Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Long-Term Care Ad-Hoc Committee


In September 2021, the Speech-Language Pathology Services in Long-Term Care Working Group recommended that SAC develop a position paper about the role of speech-language pathologists in long-term care (LTC) settings to support the association’s ongoing advocacy initiatives in this area.

Speech-language pathology members who have clinical and/or research experience in LTC are encouraged to apply. 

The deadline for applications is January 6, 2022.

Ad-Hoc Committee Details

  • Name: Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Long-Term Care Ad-Hoc Committee
  • Purpose: To develop a position paper on the role of speech-language pathologists in long-term care.
  • Length of Term: Approximately 12-18 months 
  • Number of Vacancies: 3-5 SAC speech-language pathology members 
  • Working Language: English
  • Deadline to Apply: January 6, 2022

For a full description of the working group’s mandate, please see the terms of reference.
Eligibility and How to Apply

If you would like to apply to serve on SAC’s Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Long-Term Care Ad-Hoc Committee, please ensure you meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Be an SAC member.
  • Be available for the duration of the project.
  • Maintain your SAC membership throughout your term.

For more information about the requirements, please see the ad-hoc committee terms of reference.

SAC encourages applications from members who identify as First Nations, Metis, or Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as gender diverse. Members with experience working with marginalized populations and knowledge of cultural safety and humility would also be helpful to support our work. SAC is committed to achieving a diverse representation on all committees and working groups and being inclusive towards all.

Interested candidates should complete a Volunteer Expression of Interest Form (Word | PDF) and submit it to by January 6, 2022.

If you have questions about this volunteer opportunity, please contact Sue Decker, Speech-Language Pathology Advisor for Long-Term Care at


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