Aimee Jordan, Psy.D. & Tom Kiely, Ph.D.
The Co-Presidents preside at all meetings, exercise supervision over the Chapter's affairs, act as chair-people of the Executive Committee, and serve as an ex-officio member of all committees.
CO-PAST PRESIDENTS for 2021
Sandra Sullivan, Psy.D. and Anna Nedelisky, Ph.D.
The Co-Past Presidents serve as members of the Executive Committee and perform other duties determined by the Executive Committee.
This year, Drs. Sullivan and Nedelisky will be working on updating the SMCPA website and logo, assisting in the SMCPA Mentorship Program launch, and updating the SMCPA Policies and Procedures.
Caitlin Burgess, LMFT, JD
The Secretary keeps minutes of all SMCPA meetings and the Executive Committee. The minutes are an accurate and official record of all business transacted.
Emily Kaufman, Psy.D.
The Treasurer oversees the process of developing an annual budget for the Association and keeping track of spending/account receivables. The Treasurer also collects monies, dispenses money to vendors, and submits tax documentation to the CPA and the IRS.
CONTINUING EDUCATION (CE)
CO-CHAIRS: Reina Remigio, Ph.D. & Stacy Chiang, Psy.D.
Continuing Education (CE) Co-Chairs identify topics of interest and relevance to membership, plan and coordinate CE events, partner with neighboring chapters and organizations to provide continuing education events, and coordinate with CPA to provide CE credits to the membership.
CHAIR: Kennon McDonough, Ph.D.
COMMITTEE MEMBER: Ted Gradman, Ph.D.
The Membership Committee coordinates activities to recruit and welcome new members to coordinate networking events and plan other membership activities. The membership committee also oversees the annual membership drive and coordinates with the President and Treasurer to ensure that members are in good standing with CPA and the Board of Psychology.
DIVERSITY, INCLUSION & SOCIAL JUSTICE
CO-CHAIRS: Marivic Dizon, Ph.D., and Cindy Lin, Psy.D.
The Diversity & Social Justice Committee promotes diversity, equity, cultural awareness, and social justice among members and within the profession. The co-chairs collaborate with and support the SMCPA board's commitment to fostering equity, inclusion, and cultural competence through its leadership, speakers, continuing education, technology/marketing, and membership events. Through professional development and community building, the Diversity & Social Justice co-chairs seek to improve mental health outcomes and psychological well-being in the community and reduce social inequalities caused by racism, sexism, heteronormativity, economic injustice, ableism, discrimination, and restrictions in access/opportunity. The co-chairs will also work in conjunction with the Greater Bay Area Diversity Collaboration to increase educational trainings/opportunities related to diversity, equity, and cultural competency.
Carrie Wai, Psy.D. and Jennifer Harrison, Psy.D.
Members at Large perform duties as determined by the Executive Committee. Both Drs. Wai and Harrison are specifically interested in launching the SMCPA Mentorship Program (for psychologists of all ages, stages in their career, and professional areas of expertise). They are also interested in coordinating SMCPA programming to better support Early Career Psychologists.
CHAIR: Thomas Kiely, Ph.D.
COMMITTEE MEMBER: Caitlin Burgess, LMFT, JD
The Ethics committee educates and provides information to psychologists and the public. As necessary, this committee also directs complaints regarding professional misconduct to the California Psychological Association (CPA), the American Psychological Association (APA), or the State Board of Psychology, as deemed appropriate.