Northland-Rural Therapy Associates
Becky Gewald, M.S. CCC-SLP,
Becky earned a Bachelor of Science in communication
disorders at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point.  
She earned a Master of Science in Speech-Language
Pathology at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.  
Becky has been a practicing Speech-Language Pathologist
for over ten years.  She specializes in early intervention,
primarily feeding and swallowing, and oral-motor skills. She
enjoys the outdoors and spending time with her family.
Judith King, Ph.D, CCC-SLP
Dr. Judith (Judy) King was one of the co-founders of
Northland-Rural Therapy Associates and has served as an
NRTA consultant for well over 25 years.  Her areas of
specialization include the treatment of stuttering and disorders
of articulation/phonology, voice, resonance/cleft palate,
language/literacy and accent reduction in
clients of all ages.  Dr. King is also LSVT certified for the
treatment of Parkinson disease.  She is particularly fond of
working with Native American families and their children and
has done so on for over 25 years on the Navajo, Hopi, Apache,
Havasupai, Hualapai and Mojave reservations.  Dr. King is a
faculty member at NAU in the Department of Communication
Sciences and Disorders.


Lesley Iacona, M. Ed. CCC-SLP, Lead SPT
Lesley completed her undergraduate studies at Florida State
University and her graduate degree at Georgia State
University.  She has been practicing since 2005 and
specializes in working with individuals with autism as well as
working with assistive technology.  Currently she provides
services through home visits and school therapy. Lesley has
serves as the lead SLP and has been at Northland-Rural
Therapy Associates for over eight years.




Aisling Pomeroy-King, M.S. CCC-SLP
Aisling earned her Masters Degree from Northern Arizona
University and has been practicing for over five years.
Her specialty is working with children under the age of 5
who have a broad spectrum of disorders. She also enjoys
working with children with swallowing disorders. She is
servicing the Flagstaff area and is a volunteer volleyball
coach. Aisling is interested in training her Golden
Retriever to be a therapy dog.


Meggan Brownfield, M.S. CCC-SLP
Meggan has a Bachelors degree in Social Work from
Creighton University in Omaha, NB and a Masters degree in
Speech-Language Pathology from Northern Arizona
University.  She also has her Certificate of Clinical
Competency.  She has completed her certification through the
Arizona Early Intervention Program and has attended
additional training related specifically to speech apraxia in
the early intervention population. Meggan has been working
with young children and families for over 10 years and
working as a speech therapist since 2007.  She enjoys hiking,
baking, knitting, and spending time outdoors.

Ann Lehn, M.S. CCC-SLP
Ann Lehn earned a Bachelor of Science, Speech-Language
Pathology with an emphasis in audiology, and a Master of
Science, Speech-Language Pathology at Northern Arizona
University in Flagstaff, AZ.  She has been a practicing SLP
for over nineteen years.  Ann specializes in literacy and
phonological awareness.  She has also worked at the
Flagstaff Medical Center in the Pediatric Intensive Care
Unit, the Special Care Nursery, as well as in the Caring
Canines unit.

Laura Wilson, M.S. CCC-SLP
Laura earned a Bachelors degree and a Masters degree from
Northern Arizona University.  She has been practicing for
nineteen years and has worked in a variety of settings.  
Laura specializes in oral motor and feeding disorders. She is
currently serving mainly the Flagstaff area and works in the
home environment with children ages birth to 3 years old.  
Laura is fluent in Spanish, loves kids, outdoor activities and
being creative.
Stacy Pinkston,  M.S. CCC-SLP
Stacy is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and
earned her Masters Degree at the University of New
Mexico. She has been practicing for ten years. She is
currently serving the Flagstaff area and specializes in early
intervention.  She serves preschool and elementary school
populations with speech and language delays and
articulation disorders. She conducts social skills, literacy,
and phonological awareness groups.
Tina Nation, M.S., CCC-SLP
Tina obtained both her M.S. in Communication Science
and Disorders and her B.S. in Speech Pathology and
Audiology from Northern Arizona University.  She
previously was the Program Coordinator for Ninos en Mi
Casa Program and was a preschool teacher. Tina serves as a
Speech Language Pathologist throughout the Northern
Arizona area and specializes in Early Intervention, Literacy
and AAC.
Sandy Stewart, Ed.D., M.S., CCC-SLP
Sandy earned a Bachelor Degree in Psychology from Colorado
College and a Master Degree in Clinical Speech Pathology
from Northern Arizona University.  She also has a Masters
Degree in Physiological Psychology from Arizona State
University and a Doctorate of Education from Northern
Arizona University.  She services a variety of Northern
Arizona areas.  Sandy has three sons and a husband whom she
adores. She enjoys bike riding, hiking, and backpacking.



Lauren Gross, M.S., CCC-SLP
Lauren earned a Master of Science in Speech-Language
Pathology at Northern Arizona University, and a Bachelor
of Science in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences at the
University of Colorado, Boulder.  Lauren has experience in
home healthcare, ear, nose and throat clinics, literacy
centers, and speech and hearing clinics, as well as hospital
experience.  She has worked with clients of all ages with
wide varieties of conditions for over five years.    


SPEECH THERAPISTS

Sue Martin, M.A., CCC-SLP
Susan Martin went to the University of Northern Iowa in
Cedar Falls, Iowa, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in
Speech Pathology, and a Master of Arts in Speech
Pathology.  Susan has been practicing for 34 years and
specializes in early language development, neurological
impairments, and working with individuals with cleft lips
and cleft palates.  She has hospital experience, as well as
experience in home settings and schools.  Susan currently
serves at Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation.
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Elizabeth Dormady, M.A. CCC-SLP
Beth Dormady attained her Undergraduate degree from
Northern Michigan University and the University of
Maryland.  She received her Masters from the University of
Nebraska, Lincoln.  She has been practicing for 33 years.  She
has worked in the Omaha Public Schools, in The Child
Evaluation Center, the Mesa Public Schools, and in private
practice.  She specializes in working with young children.
Aimee Walton, M.S. CCC-SLP
Aimee earned a Master of Science in Speech Language
Pathology at Nova Southeastern University in Florida.  She has
worked in clinical and school settings with both children and
adults with articulation, fluency, voice, language and cognitive
disorders.  Aimee specializes in working with individuals who
have general speech/language deficits and swallowing
disorders.  
Fe Murray, Ed.D., M.S., CCC-SLP
Fe Murray earned a BA in Speech Communications from
Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, CA.  She
earned her Master’s in Clinical Speech Language Pathology
from Northern Arizona University.  She went on to earn her
Doctorate Degree from NAU in Curriculum and Instruction
with an emphasis on culturally and linguistically diverse,
exceptional students.  She has been a practicing SLP for 24
years.  She has worked in schools, clinical settings, and
higher education.  Fe specializes in diagnostics, second
language dialectical issues, phonology, multidisciplinary
intervention, and family empowerment.  In her spare time
Fe likes to sing, draw, hike, camp, travel and read.
Lissa Buyske, M.A. CCC-SLP
Lissa earned a Bachelor and Master of Arts in Speech
Language Pathology at the University of Northern Colorado
in Greeley. She specializes in early intervention and feeding.
Lissa has worked as a Speech Language Pathologist in a
variety of places with diverse populations including refugee
camps in Thailand, Native American families in New Mexico
and Arizona, a children’s clinic in Seattle, as well as in schools
and homes in New Zealand and Cheyenne, Wyoming. Lissa is
also a Master Gardener and enjoys teaching children and
families the value of growing plants and vegetables in a
community.
LaDonna Lynn Hickman, M.S. CFY-SLP
Lynn Hickman earned a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary
Studies and a Master of Science in Clinical Speech Pathology
from Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ. She
specializes in speech/language deficits and swallowing
disorders. Lynn is certified in the Lee Silverman Voice
Treatment (LSVT) for people with Parkinson’s disease. She
has worked with clients of all ages including early intervention
with infants and toddlers as well as geriatrics. In her spare time
Lynn enjoys hiking, camping, and time with her family and
dogs.

Allison Schuette, M.S. CCC-SLP
Allison earned a Bachelor of Science and Master of
Science in Communication Disorders and Sciences from
Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois.
Allison has prior experience in skilled nursing facilities,
home health, as well as treating Veterans with aphasia,
cognitive-linguistic disorders, and dysphagia. She
specializes in both school aged populations and young
children ages birth to three.

Britney Bassett, M.S. CCC-SLP
Britney Bassett received her Bachelor of Science in
Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology from Brigham
Young University in Provo, Utah. She went on to earn a
Master of Science Speech-Language Pathology from Boston
University in Boston Massachusetts. Britney specializes in
early childhood intervention, preschool aged children, and
children on the Autism Spectrum. In her spare time Britney
loves spending time with her family, the outdoors, cooking,
photography, and plays both the violin and piano.