Harry Jersig Speech-Language- Hearing Center Advisory Board
A new Advisory Board was initiated in December 2012 and will be expanded over the next two years. The Board meetings are held quarterly. Current members are:
Marcia Napier, M.A., CCC-SLP
Ms Napier is the owner and director of Language and Learning Concepts, San Antonio. She has extensive experience in the field of speech pathology and is a university site visitor for ASHA Accreditation (CAA). She brings current knowledge on evidence-based practice, familiarity with local and state policy, changes in local demands for speech-language pathology services, and expertise on re-accreditation requirements.
Taylor Woodward, B.A.
Ms Woodward is a graduate student at the University of Austin, Texas. Her area of expertise is in business and strategic planning. Her first degree is in Social Work. She has a long connection with OLLU especially the HJ Center as a former client. She brings both administrative expertise and a community/client perspective.
Sister Lourdes Leal, Ph.D.
Sister Lourdes is a General Council member of the leadership team of Sisters of Divine Providence. Her first ministry was as a tenured associate professor and department chair of CDIS. She became director of the HJ Center in 1970. She understands both the field of speech pathology and the vision and mission for the Center as part of OLLU. She brings historical knowledge about the CDIS program, speech language pathology and administration.
Mr. Lindskog is a business owner of Cheesy Janes, San Antonio. He has supported the Harry Jersig Center through many fund-raising events and major projects. The Lindskog Award is given each year to a faculty or staff person who has made extraordinary contribution to the administration and services of the Harry Jersig Center.
Mr. Kuper is the CEO of Kuper Sotheby’s International Realty, San Antonio. He served as Chairman of the Harry Jersig Advisory Board for many years and continues in this role in a consultant capacity as a new Board emerges. He has close family ties to the origin of the Center as he is the grandson of Harry Jersig. Mr Kuper has contributed time and resources to fund-raising events and major projects over the years, and his family have supported in multiple ways the Center’s dedication to serving the families in San Antonio.