The Executive Committee is charged to handle the affairs of the division between meetings and consists of the five officers (president, president-elect, past president, treasurer and secretary) and division representative to APA Council.

Div. 39 Officers
  • President: Dennis Debiak, PsyD

  • Past President: Marilyn Charles, PhD

  • Secretary: Dana Charatan, PsyD

  • Treasurer: Arlene Steinberg, PsyD

Representatives to APA Council
  • Norman Abeles, PhD

  • Laura Barbanel, PhD

  • Mary Beth Cresci, PhD

  • David Downing, PhD

  • Steven Reisner, PhD

  • Stephen Soldz, PhD

  • Jaine Darwin, PsyD

  • Diana Diamond, PhD

  • Jonathan Eger, PsyD

  • Colin Ennis, PsyD

  • Devon King, PhD

  • JoAnn Ponder, PhD

  • Scott Pytluk, PhD

  • Shara Sand, PsyD

  • Kirkland Vaughans, PhD

Section Representative to Division Board
  • Section I: Albert Brok, PhD

  • Section II: Norka Malberg, PhD

  • Section III: Marilyn Metzl, PhD ABPP

  • Section IV: Joseph Schaller, PsyD

  • Section V: Michael Jones, PsyD

  • Section VIII: Antonia Halton, PhD

  • Section IX: Alice Shaw, PhD

Committee Chairs, Liaisons, etc.
  • Archives of Div. 39: Marilyn Jacobs, PhD
  • Awards: Usha Tummala-Narra
  • Candidates Outreach: Ricardo Rieppi and Hannah Ray Weiss, MA
  • Continuing Education: Paul Martin
  • Division Liaison to Div. 35  (Society for the Psychology of Women): Leilani Salvo Crane
  • Early Career Psychologists: Gregory Stevens and Helen DeVinney
  • Education and Training: Barry Dauphin and David Downing
  • Ethics and Professional Issues: Joyce Slochower
  • Federal Advocacy Coordinator: Marilyn N. Metzl
  • Fellows: David Ramirez
  • Finance: Arlene (Lu) Steinberg
  • Graduate Students: Anna Marie Baldauf and Zane Dodd
  • International Relations: Marilyn Jacobs and Ken Reich
  • Liaison to CAPP and IG: Jaine Darwin
  • Liaison to the Board and Committees of APA: Marilyn N. Metzl
  • Membership: Devon King and Daphny Ainslie
  • Multicultural Concerns: Sanjay Nath and Leilani Salvo Crane
  • Nominations & Elections: Marilyn Charles
  • Parliamentarian: Laurel Bass Wagner
  • Program Committee: Colin Ennis
  • Psychoanalysis and Community: Judie Alpert
  • Psychoanalysis and Healthcare: Maureen O'Reilly-Landry and Eric Sherman
  • Psychoanalysis and the Humanities: Billie Pivnick and Romy Reading
  • Psychoanalytic Consortium: Dennis Debiak
  • Publications: Henry Seiden
  • Public Relations: Ankhesenamun Marioni
  • Sexuality and Gender Identities: Scott Pytluk and Shara Sand
  • Specialization and Accreditation: Not currently active