Deborah Ross-Swain, EdD, CCC-SLP, is the clinical director and CEO of The Swain Center for Listening, Communicating and Learning. Dr. Swain is the immediate past president of the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association (CSHA) and served on the CSHA Board of Directors for 10 years. Dr. Swain is the former Chief of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of California, Davis Medical Center and held a clinical staff faculty appointment to the School of Medicine. Dr. Swain has received awards from CSHA for outstanding service and outstanding achievement and was awarded Outstanding Alumnus in 2016 from California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Swain is the author of numerous standardized tests, books, and treatment manuals, and serves on ASHA's Governmental Relations and Public Policy Board.