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Executive Committee

  • President: Karen Freel, Ph.D.
  • President Elect: Jenna Kelly, LCSW, I/ECMH-C (2021)
  • Credential Committee Chair:
  • Secretary: Sarah Martinez, LCPC, I/ECMH-C
  • Treasurer: Board Vacancy
  • Past Treasurer: Jim Grabowski, LCPC
  • Membership Chair: Nancy Mork LCSW, I/ECMH-C
  • Education & Professional Development Committee Chair: Tammy Besser, LCSW, NCG

Committee Chairs/Liaisons

  • Policy & Advocacy: Allison Lowe-Fotos, MSW, LCSW
  • Research: Nora Barquin, Ph.D., LCSW
  • Communications: Andria Goss, MS, MSW (Newsletter)
  • Credential Committee: Theresa Atchley, MEd., I/ECHM-C
  • Development: Sabrina Townsend, M.S.
  • Education & Professional Development: Norma Swanson Irie LCSW, I/ECMH-C (Advisor); Tammy Besser, LCSW, NCG (Committee Chair); Andrew Fisher, LCPC (Fall Conference Chair); Jenna Kelly, LCSW, I/ECHM-C (Seminar Co-Chair); Michelle Lee-Murrah, MEd, LCPC, I/ECMH-C (Seminar Co-Chair)
  • Reflective Practice Groups: Mary Lehman, LCSW, DT, Central Chapter Committee
  • Personnel: Carlissa Crawford, MHRM, SPHR
  • Student Representatives: Sumayya Menk, Loyola University; Joanna Villacorta Griffin, Erikson Institute

Board Directors

  • Christa Austin, MPA, Education & Professional Development Committee
  • Delreen Schmidt-Lenz, LCSW, I/ECMH-C, Past President/Central Chapter Committee
  • Christine Brambila, M.A., Policy & Advocacy Committee
  • Jake Jacob, LCPC, I/ECMH-C, Workforce Development/Southern Chapter Committee
  • Amanda Klemas, J.D., 2018 New Board Member
  • Amelia Miller, M.S., 2018 New Board Member
  • Amanda Walsh, J.D., MSW, 2018 New Board Member
  • Kelli Weber, LCSW, 2018 New Board Member

Contracted Support

  • Christopher Bakker, Finance Liaison Officer/Administrative Coordinator
  • Clare Parkinson, Green Bee Web Consulting
  • Monica Tan, Brochures/Marketing

Volunteer Support

  • Ann Foody, Bookkeeper
  • Nancy Segall, Listserv Moderator

Board Consultant

Development: Barbara Hoffman