Contact
E-Mail: wvbeslpa@wv.gov

Phone: 304-473-4289
Fax: 304-473-4291
In State Toll Free: 877-462-5460


Mailing Address:
West Virginia Board of Examiners for
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology
99 Edmiston Way
Box 11, Suite 214
Buckhannon, WV 26201


  

 Welcome

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL LICENSEES AND ASSISTANTS REGISTERED WITH THE WV BOARD OF SPEECH AND AUDIOLOGY

 West Virginia Code §30-32 was amended and reenacted by the WV Legislature on April 13, 2013, effective from passage, and signed by the Governor on May 3, 2013. Please take a moment to download and review the new amended code under the WV Code link on this page. The amended code includes:

  • A jurisprudence examination requirement for all new licensees.
  • There is no longer a 30 day grace period to renew a license.
  • Telepractice was added to the law.

 

§ 30-32.1 Purpose and Legislative Intent

It is hereby declared to be a policy of this state that the practice of speech-language pathology and audiology is a privilege granted to qualified persons and that, in order to safeguard the public health, safety and welfare, protect the public from being misled by incompetent, unscrupulous and unauthorized persons, and protect the public from unprofessional conduct by qualified speech-language pathologists and audiologists, it is necessary to provide regulatory authority over persons offering speech-language pathology and audiology services as designated in this article. (1992, c. 172)


CEU Approvals:

• ALL ASHA, AAA & WVSHA approved Continuing Education is automatically approved by the Board. All other Continuing Education courses/classes must be submitted to the Board for approval.

  

 Board Members

Dr. Michael J. Zagarella, Au.D CCC-A
Audiologist
President

155 Glen Rd.
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
304-267-8220—Office

Vickie Pullins, M.A./CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
Secretary

120 Hanworth Lane
Daniels, WV 25832
304-345-6313—Office

Erin Browning Ball, M.A./CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist

P.O. Box 238
Slaty Fork, WV  26291
304-704-7707

Dr. Vernon N. Mullins, Au.D CCC-A
Audiologist

301 Stratton Street
Logan, WV  25601
304-752-6018

Joe E. Richards, M.A.
Citizen Member

858 Carroll Road
Charleston, WV 25314
304-343-9355—Home
304-807-1947 - Cell

STAFF

Patty Nesbitt,
Administrative Services Manager