Leanne E. Polhill
LHAS, BC-HIS, BA
Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA received her Bachelor of Arts Degree (BA) in 1988 from Stetson University, Florida Hearing Aid Dispensing License in 1990 and National Board Certification from the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences (BC-HIS) in 1992. Presently, Leanne E. Polhill is Chairperson of the Florida Department of Health’s Board of Hearing Aid Specialists, where she has served since her initial gubernatorial appointment in 2004.
Over the past 27 years Leanne has dedicated her career to Adult Hearing; enhancing the lives of the thousands she’s had the privilege of working with.
As an industry educator teaching throughout the US and having lectured Internationally, Leanne prepares new hearing healthcare professionals for State Licensing and National Board Certification Competencies and is “lead instructor” for one of the industry’s most prestigious educational companies.
Leanne’s professional affiliations include longstanding membership in the International Hearing Society (IHS), IHS State & Federal Advocacy Committee Chair and the Florida Society of Hearing Healthcare Professionals (FSHHP) where she served as Secretary and President-Elect prior to her appointment to the Florida Licensing Board.
A mother of two children, Leanne is also an accomplished flautist; performing with the Daytona State College Symphony Orchestra, Daytona Solisti Chamber Orchestra and conducts the POPC Handbell Choir.
Leanne E. Polhill is a member of the Executive Council for the National Board for Certification in Hearing Instrument Sciences.