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Joanne Yocum Abrassart

Joanne Yocum Abrassart was American speech pathologist, educator. certified clinical competent, California. Recipient Professional Contribution award Speech and Language Development Center, Buena Park, California, 1983.


  • Abrassart, Joanne Yocum was born on May 29, 1950 in Oakland, California, United States. Daughter of Richard Stone and Martha Lois (Dickerhoof) Yocum.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Redlands, 1972. Master, University Redlands, 1973.


    • Speech pathologist Los Angeles County schools, Downey, California, 1973-1978. Assistant professor Chapman College, Orange, 1978-1984. Lecturer Whittier (California) College, 1977-1982, California State University, Fullerton, 1984—1988.

      Consultant Brea, California, 1986—1987, Rossier Educational and Assessment Center, Garden Grove, 1984—1985. Speech-language specialist Placentia Unified School District, 1988—1989. Language/speech specialist Murrieta (California) Valley Unified School District, 1989—2005.


      Adjunct faculty Loma Linda (California) University, 1992-1998. Speech pathologist home health Paloma Medical Center, 1994-1996. Private practice, 1996^.

    Major achievements

    • Certified clinical competent, California.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Inspector registrar of voters, Brea, 1986. Member American Speech Language Hearing Association, California Speech Language Hearing Association (board directors elect protem Orange County district, 1983, chairman nominating committee, 1983-1984, advisory board directors 1982-1984), Delta Kappa Psi.



    Reading, sewing, gardening, travel.


    • Married Richard Allen Abrassart, August 11, 1973. Children: Joseph Richard, Jenna Marie.
    • father: Richard Stone Yocum
    • mother: Martha Lois (Dickerhoof) Yocum
    • spouse: Richard Allen Abrassart
    • children: Joseph Richard Abrassart
    • Jenna Marie Abrassart
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    Born March 29, 1950
    (age 67)