Wisconsin Speech- Language Pathology and Audiology Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WSHA serves Wisconsin's audiologists and speech-language pathologists.

Lobbying Interests:
WSHA is concerned with issues as they relate to: licensure governing the professions; Medicaid reimbursement; school-based services; education; other areas related to communication disorders.

CEO Name:
Mary Bahr-Schwenke
Account Manager

Contact
EO
Eric Ostermann
563 Carter Court, Suite B
Kimberly, WI 54316
(920) 560-5642
(920) 882-3655
eric@badgerbay.com
http://www.wisha.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/10/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Joint Resolution 34
Assembly Joint Resolution 34
Relating to: declaring May 14 to be Apraxia Awareness Day.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Health Services: Medical Assistance - Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - Administration

Notification Date
3/4/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Health Services: Medical Assistance - General
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medical Assistance - General

Notification Date
3/4/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
3/4/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Public Instruction: District Operations and Standards
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: District Operations and Standards

Notification Date
3/4/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation

Notification Date
3/4/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

DSPS license fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DSPS license fees

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensure of school-based speech-language pathologists.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensure of school-based speech-language pathologists.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/10/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Prior Authorization reforms.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prior Authorization reforms.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/10/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Autism and related issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Autism and related issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/10/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Birth to Three and related issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Birth to Three and related issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/10/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$9,500.00
2015
July - December
$9,332.44
2016
January - June
$9,249.25
2016
July - December
$9,000.00
Total $37,081.69
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
12.00
2015
July - December
13.00
2016
January - June
8.75
2016
July - December
7.75
Total 41.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
37.25
2015
July - December
31.50
2016
January - June
23.00
2016
July - December
10.50
Total 102.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 14 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
50 %
2015
July - December
40 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
40 %
Total 41 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
40 %
2016
January - June
50 %
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 30 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 7 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 13 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures