Our Audiologists

Peter J. Marincovich, Ph.D., CCC-ADr. Peter J. Marincovich, Ph.D., CCC-A

Director of Audiology Services

Dr. Peter Marincovich earned his graduate degree in communicative disorders from Louisiana State University, and his Ph.D., in Audiology from the University of Memphis. A Santa Rosa native, Dr. Marincovich has practiced in his hometown since 1984. Dr. Marincovich works with patients of all ages and levels of hearing loss. He is also a frequent presenter at seminars and academic conferences. His areas of special interest include the assessment of auditory and vestibular disorders, healthcare policy, hearing care solutions and delivery systems and audiology education. He holds specialized credentials in teaching the handicapped, and conducts courses at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Judy Conley, M.A., CCC-ADr. Judy Conley, M.A., CCC-A

Clinical Audiologist

Judy Conley earned her graduate degree in Audiology from City University of New York. A New York City native Judy has worked in the field of Audiology since 1978. Ms. Conley has extensive experience working with patients ranging from newborns to geriatrics. She has guest lectured at Hofstra University and Brooklyn College of the City University of New York.

Amber M. Powner, Au.D., CCC-AAmber M. Powner, Au.D., CCC-A

Doctor of Audiology

Amber Powner earned her doctorate in Audiology from the University of Northern Colorado. Amber is passionate about Audiology, and is particularly interested in vestibular work, musicians, and hearing loss prevention. She has worked with patients of all ages and ailments, and is specially certified in the Dangerous Decibels program. Amber is a Colorado native, but is excited for the change of scenery that is California.


Our Staff

Tina P. AfifiTina P. Afifi

Hearing Loss Support Specialist, Hearing Aid Dispenser
Tina Afifi has been working for Audiology Associates as a Hearing Loss Support Specialist for the past 11 years. She is licensed through the State of California as a Hearing Aid Dispenser and through the Hearing Loss Associates of America as a Hearing Loss Support Specialist.

Lisa Dehner, CCMA-ACDr. Lisa Dehner, CCMA-AC

Hearing Loss Support Specialist, Hearing Aid Dispenser
Lisa Dehner, CCMA-AC, BC-HIS has been working for Audiology Associates as a Hearing Loss Support Specialist for the past 5 years. In addition to being a California Certified Medical Assistant, she is licensed through the State of California as a Hearing Aid Dispenser and through the Hearing Loss Association of America as a Hearing Loss Support Specialist.

Jessica AguinaldoJessica Aguinaldo

Audiology Assistant
Jessica Aguinaldo is the youngest of four children born in Santa Clara, CA but her family moved to Fort Bragg, CA at the age of one so she is a local to the coast most of her life. After graduating from Fort Bragg High School Jessica attended Oregon State University and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Pre-Occupational Therapy with a minor in Psychology. Jessica joined the Audiology Associates team in 2012 as the first full time front office staff member in the Mendocino branch and soon thereafter trained to become an Audiologist Assistant as well as obtaining her California Occupational Hearing Conservationist certification. She is still in our beautiful Mendocino office, lives in the near town of Fort Bragg, enjoys photography, exploring new cultures, and enjoying the company of her dear friends and family.