Div. 18 is the home division for VA psychologists within APA because it’s the only division with a dedicated section for VA psychologists. VA Section members include psychologists and other stakeholders who promote the VA’s mission through patient care, research, training and consumer activities, and who form a national network to share ideas and address concerns.

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Leadership

Chair
Tiffanie Fennell, PhD, ABPP
VA Puget Sound Health Care System

Chair-Elect 
Gayle Iwamasa, PhD, HSPP
Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
VA Central Office

Secretary/Treasurer
Meghna Patel, PhD, ABPP
Atlanta VA Medical Center

Membership Representatives
Whitney Stubbs, PhD
G.V. (Sonny) Montgomery VA Medical Center

Ashley Schnakenberg Martin, PhD
VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Social Media Representative
Sharon Malinowski, MA
VA Sierra Nevada Healthcare System 

Student Representative
Rachel N. Ward, BS
Palo Alto University 

Early Career Psychologist Representative
Josh Rinker, PsyD
VA Portland Health Care System

Mid-Career Psychologist Representative
Charlotte McCloskey, PhD
Kansas City VA Medical Center


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