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President 
Karen Appleyard Carmody, PhD (2021–22)
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC

President-Elect
Margaret Stevenson, PhD (2021–22)
Kenyon College
Department of Psychology
Gambier, OH 43022

Past-President 
Stephanie Block, PhD  (2021–22)
Associate Professor
113 Wilder Street, Suite 300
Lowell, MA 01854-3059

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

Treasurer  
Rafaella Sale (2022-24) - Association
Postdoctoral Research Scientist
Center for Evidence-Based Partnerships in Virginia
Department of Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University

Members-at-Large
Shanna Williams (2022-23) - Policy/Advocacy
Educational and Counselling Psychology, Room 614, Attn: Shanna Williams
Education Building
3700 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 1Y2

Kelly McWilliams (2022-24) - Membership Engagement
Assistant Professor
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
524 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019

Kimberly Renk, PhD (2020-22)
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

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
Kate Guastaferro, PhD (2022-24)
Assistant Research Professor
Edna Bennett Price Prevention Research Center
The Pennsylvania State University

Website Coordinator
Monica Lawson, PhD (2019–21)
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78249

ECP Committee Co-Chairs  
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

Toria Herd, PhD (2022-24)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Pennsylvania State University
201 Henderson Building

Program Chair
Taylor Petty (2021–22)
238 Burnett Hall
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lincoln, NE 68588

Program Co-Chair
Chad Shenk, PhD (2022-23)
Associate Professor
Department of Human Development and Family Studies /
Department of Pediatrics (Joint)
The Pennsylvania State University
230 Health and Human Development Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: +1 814 865 9688

Student Representatives
Samantha Klaver (2021–22)  
University of Central Florida 
Department of Psychology 
4000 Central Florida Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32816

Emily Denne (2022-23)
Arizona State University
4701 W Thunderbird Road
Mailcode 3051
Glendale, AZ 85306



Last updated: September 2021Date created: March 2013
Section on Child Maltreatment Newsletter