Division 36 Task Forces

  • Early Career Professionals Task Force
    Chair: Kevin Harris
    The executive committee has appointed a task force to represent the unique interests, needs and concerns of early career psychologists of religion and spirituality.

  • Task Force for Student Involvement
    Chair: Steffany Homolka
    These students have been appointed to study how the division operates and to make recommendations to the Executive Committee concerning how to increase student membership and involvement.

  • International Relations Task Force
    Chairs: Kevin Ladd and Amy Wacholtz
    Provides division members with opportunities for exposure to and interaction with scholars studying the psychology of religion and spirituality in countries other than the United States.
  • Mid-Year Conference Task Force
    Chair: Kevin Ladd
    Exploring logistical options and funding strategies for Divisional mid-year gatherings. Members appointed (max of 5) by president upon nomination (self-nominations accepted). 
  • Finance Committee
    Chair: President-Elect
    Managing flow of resources by approving budgets, awards, and evaluating special requests for funding. Members include Treasurer, immediate Past President (ex officio), current President (ex officio), and 2 – 3 additional people appointed by President upon nomination (self-nominations accepted).
  • Student Campus Representative Task Force
    Chair: Steffany Homolka
    Our goal is to develop a formal structure or program that identifies and supports students to represent the division on their campuses. Our members include: Julie Exline, PhD, Crystal Park, PhD, Anna Rayetta Hawley, MA, Steffany Homolka, MA, Heather Jacobson, MA, Bridget Jeter, BS, and Nupur Sahai, MA.
  • Task Force on LGBT Issues
    Chair: Mark Yarhouse
    This committee is focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues insofar as they are related to the psychology of religion and spirituality.
  • Task Force on Clinical Psychology and the Psychology of Religion/Spirituality
    Chair: Bill Hathaway
  • Task Force for Research Funding
    Chair: 
    Crystal Park