IHS Convention


Chapter Happenings





March 31 - April 1, 2017

Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort

6800 Soaring Eagle Blvd.
Mt. Pleasant, MI  48858

Spring is the time to grow!  Come grow with us!  Grow your knowledge, grow your business, grow your business and professional relationships!


Friday March 31st 
12:00 - 2:30
NBC-HIS EXAM (Register Here)
3:00 - 4:00
Welcome Session - Laura Szot, ACA, BC-HIS
4:30 - 6:30 "Maximizing Call to Customer Conversion" - Michelle Smith - Source 1 Specialty Services (2 CE's)
6:30 - 7:00 Break - Vendors/Silent Auction Opens
7:00 - 9:00
MAHCP Reception - Dinner, Cocktails, Vendors, Silent Auction
9:00 - ???? Slot Tournament, Table Gaming Lessons (Register Here)
Saturday, April 1st
7:30 - 8:30 Breakfast, Vendors, Silent Auction, Registration
 8:30 - 10:30
"PCAST, PSAP and Scope of Practice in Dispensing" - Dr. Max Chartrand (2 CE's)
10:30 - 11:00 Break/Vendors/SILENT AUCTION CLOSES
11:00 - 11:30 NBC-HIS - Linda Jackson (1/2 CE)
11:30 - 12:00 What's new with IHS - Susan Waite (1/2 CE)
12:00 - 12:30 Lunch/Vendors/Vendor Cards turned in for 1:00 drawing (Silent Auction Closes at 12:30)
12:30 - 1:00
Break/Silent Auction Pick up
1:00 - ???? MAHCP Membership Meeting (Members Only)




Michigan Alliance of Hearing Care Professionals donates $5,000 to Advocacy Alliance Chicago, IL

During the last couple of years, the International Hearing Society's Advocacy Alliance has done amazing work on behalf of veterans and providers alike! SEE "FIT TO SERVE PASSES THE HOUSE!" below. This was made possible by the work of the IHS Advocacy Alliance! MAHCP donated $5,000 to the Alliance at the 65th Annual IHS Convention & Expo in Chicago, IL held September 2016. If you would like to make an individual donation to the Advocacy Alliance, click HERE. 


Michigan Members at 2016 IHS Convention in Chicago

The International Hearing Society Annual Convention was held in Chicago, IL on September 7-10, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency in downtown. It was an AMAZING EVENT kicked off with special guest speaker Bill Rancic. Pictured left to right: Dr. David Rich, PhD; Scott Lau, ACA, BC-HIS; Linda Sage, Vice President MAHCP; Laura Szot, ACA, BC-HIS; Susan Waite, BC-HIS, IHS Territory Governor; Aaron Toth, ACA, BC-HIS; Kevin Barnes, ACA. Missing from the picture, but also in attendance, Jean Gallagher ACA, BC-HIS and Rhonda Cunningham, ACA.




Today, Sept. 14, 2016, the U.S. House of Representatives considered H.R. 5620, the VA Accountability First and Appeals Modernization Act of 2016, an omnibus bill that incorporates a series of reforms aimed at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). As part of the bill's consideration, Rep. Sean Duffy (R-WI) introduced an amendment to the bill that contains our hearing healthcare language that was passed just two days ago in H.R. 3471. The amendment was adopted, and H.R. 5620 passed the House 310-116. NOW ONTO THE SENATE!!! IHS Still Needs your support!



Thank you to all who attended the MAHCP Spring Conference 2016!

Visit our Events page for more photos!
The 2016 Michigan Alliance of Hearing Care Professionals Spring conference was another big success with nearly 85 total attendees! Dr. Max Chartrand and Dr. Doug Lewis provided great courses and our Silent Auction raised nearly $10,000! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED!


Thank you to our sponsors














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