AFFILIATIONS and OFFICES HELD:

NATIONAL and INTERNATIONAL:

  • Division 17 of the American Psychological Association – Special Interest Group (SIG) on Religious and Spiritual Issues in Counseling Psychology

    • CHAIR – 2011- PRESENT

 

  • SIPPA Board of Directors

    • Students of the International Positive Psychology Association – 2011-2014

    • Committee to plan National and International Positive Psychology Conferences with SIPPA Programming

 

  • Division 17 of the American Psychological Association – Section on Positive Psychology

    • PRACTICE REPRESENTATIVE – 2010-2014

      • Attended the Division 17 Mid-Year Business Meeting in Seattle, Washington (January 28-30, 2011) to represent APA Div.17 Section on Positive Psychology

 

STATE:

  • Ohio Women in Psychology (OWP) (Member Since 2007)

    • Liaison from OWP to the Ohio Psychological Association Board of Directors – 2012 - 2016

    • PRESIDENT– 2010 – 2012

    • President-Elect – 2008-2010 and Past-President – 2012-

    • MEMBERSHIP CHAIR – 2008 – 2012

 

  • Ohio Psychological Association of Graduate Students (OPAGS) (Member Since 2006)

    • CHAIR of OPAGS Executive Council – 2009-2010

    • CHAIR-ELECT of OPAGS Executive Council – 2008-2009

    • DIVERSITY CHAIR of OPAGS Executive Council – 2007-2008

 

  • Committee Involvement in Ohio Psychological Association (OPA):

    • Diversity Committee

    • Committee on Social Responsibility (CoSR)

    • Membership Committee

    • Professional Practice Committee

    • Selection and Planning Committee for Religion/Spirituality Annual Retreat

    • Anti-Bullying

 

  • Committee Involvement in New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA)

    • Anti-Bullying Committee (2014-2015)

 

REGIONAL:

  • Akron Area Professional Psychologists (AAPP)

    • VICE-PRESIDENT – 2012-2016

 

  • Committee Involvement in South Jersey Psychological Association (SJPA):

    • Diversity Committee

    • Public Education

    • Programming Committee

 

OTHER:

 

  • Speaker’s Bureau for SJPA – 2014 – Present

    • Represent SJPA at Community talks on Resilience/Positive Psychology and Religion/Spirituality

 

  • Appointment to the Committee on Continuing Education – Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) of the American Psychological Association – 2008-2009

 

  • National Peer-Mentoring Program for Ethnic Minority Graduate Students in Psychology (Since Fall 2005)

    • PEER MENTORING POSITION – 2005 – 2006 Academic Year

 

  • Counseling Psychology Graduate Student Organization (CPGSO) (Since Fall 2003)

    • PHILANTHROPY CHAIR – 2004-2005 Academic Year

 

  • The American Psychological Association (APA) and Divisions:

    • American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS) (Since 2003)

    • Student Affiliate of Divisions: 2, 5, 17, 24, 31, 32, 35, 36, 40, & 42 (Society for Teaching of Psychology, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics (Qualitative Research), Counseling Psychology, Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs, Humanistic Psychology, Society for the Psychology of Women, Psychology of Religion, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Independent Practice) – Since Fall 2003 (Division 31 & 42 - Since 2012). 

    • Member of Div. 17 Section on Positive Psychology – Practice Representative

    • Member of Div. 17 Special Interest Group (SIG) on Religion/Spirituality - CHAIR

 

  • Ohio Psychological Association (OPA) (Since Fall 2002)

  • Cleveland Psychological Association (CPA) (Since Fall 2002)

  • Akron Area Professional Psychological Association (AAPP) (Since 2005)

  • New Jersey Psychological Association (NJPA) (Since 2007)

  • Pennsylvania Psychological Association (PPA) (Since 2007)

  • South Jersey Psychological Association (SJPA) (Since 2008)

  • Psi Chi – National Honor Society in Psychology (Since March 2002)