Leadership

Section on Child Maltreatment

President 
Stephanie Block, PhD (2019-20)
Associate Professor
University of Massachusetts Lowell
113 Wilder St. 
Suite 300
Lowell, MA 01854-3059

President-Elect
Karen Appleyard Carmody, PhD (2019-20)
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

Past- President 
Jennie Noll, PhD (2019-20)
The Pennsylvania State University
209 Health and Human Development Building
University Park, PA 16802

Secretary 
Anne Shaffer, PhD (2020-22)
Associate Professor
Graduate Coordinator
Department of Psychology
University of Georgia

Treasurer  
Yoojin Chae, PhD (2019-21)
Associate Professor
Department of Human Development & Family Studies
Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX 79409-1230

Members-at-Large
Daniel Dodgen, PhD (2019-21)
Senior Advisor
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Office of Strategy, Policy, Planning and Requirements (SPPR)
Health and Human Services (DHHS)
O’Neill House Office Building
200 C St. SW
Washington, DC 20515

Kimberly Renk, PhD (2019-21)
Associate Professor
Director, Understanding Young Children and Families Laboratory and Research Clinic
Department of Psychology
University of Central Florida
4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Psychology Building (99), Room 353
Orlando, FL 32816

Kristin Valentino, PhD (2019-21)
Associate Professor of Psychology
William J. Shaw Center for Children and Families Collegiate Chair
University of Notre Dame
560 Corbett Family Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Membership Chair 
Anna Washington, PhD (2020-22) 
Psychologist II
UC Davis CAARE Center
3671 Business Drive
Sacramento, CA 95820
Phone: (916) 732-8954

Newsletter Editor 
Sara Vice, PsyD (2020-22)
Clinical Psychologist
Bend Anxiety Clinic
777 NW Wall Street, Suite 302
Bend, OR 97703

Chair of Communications and Technology Committee 
Monica Lawson, PhD (2019-21)
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78249

ECP Committee Co-Chair  
Apryl Alexander, PhD (2020-22)
Clinical Assistant Professor Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP)
Director Denver Forensic Institute for Research, Service, and Training (Denver
FIRST) Outpatient Competency Restoration Program 
University of Denver
2450 S. Vine St. Denver, CO 80208

Deborah Goldfarb, JD, PhD (2019-21)
Assistant Professor
Florida International University

Program Chair 
Colleen Cullinan, PhD (2019-20)
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
Wilmington, DE 19803

Student Representatives
Alex Busuito (2019-20)
The Pennsylvania State University
220 Moore Building
University Park, PA 16802

Jill Barbre (2020-21)

Last updated: August 2020Date created: March 2013
Section on Child Maltreatment Newsletter