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Executive Committee

  • President: Karen Freel, Ph.D.
  • President Elect: Jenna Kelly, LCSW, I/ECMH-C (2021)
  • Delreen Schmidt-Lenz, LCSW, I/ECMH-C, Past President
  • Secretary: Sarah Martinez, LCPC, I/ECMH-C
  • Treasurer: Amanda Walsh, MSW, J.D., LL.M.
  • Past Treasurer: Jim Grabowski, LCPC
  • Membership Chair: Nancy Mork LCSW, I/ECMH-C
  • Education & Professional Development Committee Chair: Tammy Besser, LCSW, NCG
  • Policy & Advocacy Chair:  Allison Lowe-Fotos, MSW, LSCS, I/ECMH-C

Committee Chairs/Liaisons

  • Policy & Advocacy: Allison Lowe-Fotos, MSW, LCSW
  • Research: Kate Zinsser, Ph.D.
  • Communications: Andria Goss, MS, MSW (Newsletter)
  • Credential Committee: Elizabeth Frisbie, M.A., MSEd., I/ECMH-C, CCH
  • Education & Professional Development: Norma Swanson Irie LCSW, I/ECMH-C (Advisor); Tammy Besser, LCSW, NCG (Committee Chair); Jenna Kelly, LCSW, I/ECHM-C (Seminar Co-Chair);
  • Reflective Practice Groups: Mary Lehman, LCSW, DT
  • Personnel: Carlissa Crawford, MHRM, SPHR
  • Student Representatives:
    • Sherin Joseph (NEIU) 
    • Olga Kilstein (Adler)
    • Callie Silver (UIC)

Board Directors

  • Theresa Atchley, MED., I/ECMH-C
  • Nora Barquin, Ph.D.
  • Colleen Berman, LCSW, MEd.
  • Christine Brambila, M.A.
  • Lynette De Dios, LCSW
  • Lili Gray, MSSA, LCSW, RYT
  • Yvonne Gutierrez-Villafuerte, M.S.
  • Jake Jacob, LCPC, I/ECMH-C
  • Leslie Katch, Ph.D.
  • Amanda Klemas, J.D.
  • Michelle Lee Murrah, MEd, LCPC, I/ECMH-C
  • Tajuana Rice, MPA, I/ECMH-C
  • Kelli Weber, LCSW

Contracted Support

  • Colton Mullinix, 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 Consultants

Barbara Hoffman and Sabrina Townsend, M.S.