Chris Murphy
Chris is a Speech-Language Pathology graduate from Dalhousie University, and is currently the Professional Practice Consultant for S-LP at Eastern Health, and also the Manager of the Audiology Department. He has a long-standing interest in self-regulation, serving on the NLASLPA Licensure Committee for 20 years prior to the formation of the College. In his spare time, Chris likes hiking, woodworking, and traveling.
Jillian Ryan
Vice Chairperson
Jillian has been practicing as an Audiologist since 2003. Jillian obtained a Bachelor of Science (BioChemistry) degree from Memorial University, and then went on to pursue Audiology as a passion and profession. She completed a Master of Science (Audiology) degree from Dalhousie University in 2003. Currently, Jillian is the principal audiologist and owner of NewLife Hearing Health Centre. NewLife Hearing is a private practice clinic operating in St. John’s, NL since 2012. Jillian has embarked on a career path that has allowed her to experience the full perspective of hearing health from clinical and research audiology; in both the private and public sectors. She is also trained as an implant audiologist and has worked with implants since 2006.

Jillian has previous experience as a council member of Newfoundland and Labrador Council of Health Professionals (NLCHP) 2013-2014. Jillian currently sits on our Collage Board as Vice-Chair.
Jane Bowering
Jane Bowering is originally from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Shemoved to St. John’s to work as an audiologist at the Janeway after graduating from Dalhousie University with her Master of Science in 2009. Jane has a passion for early hearing detection and intervention and is Newfoundland and Labrador’s member of the Canadian Infant Hearing Task Force. She also volunteers on NLASLPA’s public relations committee. Before becoming interim college representative, Jane served as the college’s member at large. In her spare time you can find Jane reading, doing yoga, watching curling or planning her next beach vacation with her husband.
Maresa Moyles-Brazil
Maresa is a private practice S-LP living in Labrador City. She has a Psychology degree from Acadia University, and a post-graduate certificate in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University. She completed the Communication Disorders Assistants program at Brock University, but eventually went back to school at the University of Maine to get a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology, knowing that she would return to her hometown and open a private practice. In her spare time she travels, downhill and cross country skis, and spends time with her husband and two golden retrievers. This is her second term as Treasurer of CASLP-NL.
Sheila Rowe
Member at Large
Sheila is a speech-language pathologist currently working in private practice after working for many years with school-aged children in the NLESD. Sheila received her Master of Health Science at University of Toronto and Bachelor of Education at M.U.N. She has a long-standing interest in oral language disorders and in reading/spelling disorders. Sheila is an Associate with the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators and a Certified Dyslexia Practitioner with the International Dyslexia Association. She has served a three-year term on the College Board as Member at Large and is a past-president of NLASLPA.
Judy Davidson
Council Representative
Judy Davidson completed her Master’s of Science in Communication Disorders at the University of British Columbia in 1990. Judy worked with various adult populations based at the Miller Centre in St. John’s for 18 years prior to taking a health care management position in 2008. Judy is currently the Regional Director of Rehabilitation and Palliative Care for Eastern Health. Earlier in her career Judy held roles both on the NALSLPA Executive and on various NASLPA committees. She also enjoyed a term on the CASLPA (now SAC) board . A late-in-life mom, Judy enjoys spending time with her family and watching her two young children experience the world!