Emily Ferguson will serve as the 2021-2022 Illinois State Ambassador for the national Student Academy of Audiology (SAA). She previously served as a volunteer for the SAA Programs Committee, where she enjoyed planning the SAA conference. Her goals for the year are improved unity among audiology programs across the state, as well as providing them with knowledge of current events in the audiology world and the many opportunities offered by the SAA!

Emily is a third-year audiology student at Illinois State University. She earned her BS in communication sciences and disorders at Illinois State University (ISU). She also serves as the president of the university’s Student Academy of Audiology chapter and the Illinois Academy of Audiology Student Board Representative for ISU. Emily’s audiology interests include adult and pediatric diagnostics and research. Outside of audiology, Emily enjoys singing, reading fiction novels, and hanging out with her dogs, Milo and Roscoe!