Pulling Psychologists together as a strong force

  • CPA Governmental Affairs Committee (GAC) Chairperson, 2001, 2002 , 2009.
  • Silver Psi Award for service to CPA, 2002.
  • CPA Advocacy Award for contributions to advocacy, 2003.
  • Fellow, San Diego Psychological Association, February 2005.
  • CPA Distinguished Contribution to Psychology as a Profession Award, 2007.  
  • CPA Political Action Committee member since 2001, 2002, 2003, Secretary 2002.
  • Chair CPA-PAC fundraiser, 2001: Gross earnings $17,000.
  • Lead expansion of CPA’s grassroots efforts.
  • AB 938, “Phantom Panel” bill passed and signed by Governor, 2001.
  • CPA Board of Directors, member 2001 - present.
  • San Diego Psychological Association (SDPA) GAC Co-chair, 1998 – 2000.
  • President, 2008.
  • Member of Finance, Governance, and Membership committees, 2007 – 2009.
  • CPA State Leadership Conference, 1995 – 1996, 1998 – present
  • Regional Advocacy Conferences in Los Angeles and Alameda, 2002.
  • Chair, CPA Convention Presentation on Expanded Practice
  • Organized panel that presented conflicting views on Involuntary Commitment Legislation, CPA Convention, 2000.
  • President Elect, CPA 2003.
  • President, CPA, 2004.
  • Immediate Past President, CPA, 2005
  • Chair, Search Committee for Executive Director of CPA, 2004.  Hired new executive director Jo Linder-Crow, Ph.D.
  • Chair, CPA Division I (Professional Practice), 2006
  • Chair, Prescriptive Authority Task Force, 2005. 
  • Founder of new CPA Division V for Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2006.
  • Division V Interim Representative, CPA Board of Directors, 2006.
  • Division V Representative to CPA BOD, 2007, 2008, 2009
  • President, Psychology Shield (working for parity for psychologists in California state hospitals), 2003 – present.
  • CPA Building Purchase Task Force, Member, 2006
  • CPA Federal Advocacy Coordinator for Southern California, 2007-2009.