Div. 37 Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the Div. 37 Board of Directors and 16 representatives.

Amy Damashek, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University
3528 Wood Hall
1903 W. Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Telephone: (269) 387-4920

Past President
Jennifer Kaminski, PhD
Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Human Development and Disability
Atlanta, GA 30333
Telephone: (404) 498-4159

President-Elect (2019)
Erlanger "Earl" Turner, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
College of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Houston – Downtown
Telephone: (713) 221-5043

Jenelle Shanley, PhD (2017-19)
Associate Director of Training
National SafeCare® Training and Research Center
Mark Chaffin Center for Healthy Development
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health
Georgia State University
2376 Heather Drive
Atlanta, GA 30333
Telephone: (404) 413-1340

Paula Fite, PhD (2018-20)
Associate Professor
Clinical Child Psychology Program
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045
Telephone: (785) 864-1887

Member at Large - Advocacy Coordinator
Christina Rodriquez, PhD (2017-19)
Department of Psychology
Univeristy of Alabama at Birmingham
231f Campbell Hall
1720 2nd Avenue S
Birmingham, Ala 35294-0001
Telephone: (205) 934-9897

Member at Large - Communications and Technology
Sonia Rubens, PhD (2018-20)  
Assistant Professor
Department of Counseling Psychology
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
Telephone: (408) 551-3643

Member at Large - Early Career Professionals
Christy Olezeski, PhD (2017-19)
Assistant Professor
Yale University School of Medicine
Departments of Psychiatry and Child Study
Connecticut Mental Health Center
West Haven Mental Health Clinic
270 Center Street
West Haven, CT 06516
Telephone: (203) 974-5910

Member at Large - Task Force Coordinator and Diversity Issues
Mirian E. Ofonedu, PhD, LCSW-C
Director of Training
Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
Kennedy Krieger Institute
Adjunct Professor
University of Maryland
School of Social Work
Baltimore, MD 21202
Telephone: (443) 923-9592

Representative to APA Council  
Mary Ann McCabe, PhD, ABPP  (2017-19)
131 E. Broad Street 
Suite 201   
Falls Church, VA 22046   
Telephone: (703) 237-3249

Editor, The Advocate  
Jill McLeigh, PhD (2018-20)
Research Assistant Professor
University of Colorado Denver
Anschutz Medical Campus

Editor, Advances in Child and Family Policy and Practice
Lisa Gennetian, PhD (2018-21)
Research Professor
Institute for Human Development and Social Change
New York University
Telephone: 917-319-9485

Program Chair, 2019 APA Convention
Colleen Cullinan, PhD
Division of Pediatric Behavioral Health
Department of Pediatrics
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE 19803

Membership Chair
Mindy Willing, PsyD, MPH
Department of Mental Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
624 N. Broadway, Room 197
Baltimore, MD 21205
Telephone: (917) 485-9139

Elections Chair
Jennifer Kaminski, PhD
Health Scientist
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Division of Human Development and Disability
Atlanta, GA 30333
Telephone: (404) 498-4159

Fellows Chair
Anne McDonald Culp, PhD (2018-20)
Early Childhood Development and Education
Department of Child, Family and Community Sciences
University of Central Florida
Orlando, FL 32816-1250
Telephone: (407) 415-4588

Graduate Student Representative
Summer Chahin (2019)
Western Michigan University

President, Section on Child Maltreatment
Stephanie Block, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
Telephone: (978) 934-3937