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D51 Governance 

"Serving in Division 51 has been a tremendous boon to my career. The connections I made here are a major reason I have such a great faculty position today" - Ryon C. McDermott, Ph.D.

Division 51 Positions (Updated as of 2022)


Elected Officers

Dr. Ryon C. McDermott, 2022-2023 President 

Dr. Danny Singley, President Elect (2023-2024)

Dr. Rory Remer Past President (2021-2022)

Board Members

Dr. Sonia Malloy (Secretary 2022-2024)


Dr. Randa Remer (Treasurer 2022-2024)


Corey Turnbull (Member At Large - Student slate 2022-2024)


Dr. Saed D. Hill (Member At Large - Early Career Professional slate 2022-2024)


Dr. Baron Rodgers (Member At Large - Racial/Ethnic Minority slate 2022-2024)

Dr. Pam Remer (Member At Large - Women's slate 2021-2023)

Dr. Pierre Azzam (Member At Large - Sexual & Gender Minority slate 2022-2024)

Dr. Cory Calkins (Member At Large - Open slate 2021-2023)

Dr. Larry Beer (APA Council Representative, 2023-2025)

Appointed Officers​ &

Chairs of Committees

Dr. Brian Cole, Dr. Danny Singley & Dr. Sonia Molloy (Co-chairs, Membership and Recruitment Committee) 

Drs. Michele Harway (Finance Committee)

Callie Mims and Dr. Saed D. Hill (2022 & 2023 APA Program co-chairs) 

Dr. Mark Kiselica (Fellows Committee;

Dr. Ronald  Levant, Dr. Larry Beer & Dr. Holly Sweet (Division 51 Advisory Committee)

Dr. Joel Wong (Publications Committee)

Dr. Rory Remer (Nominations and Elections Committee) 

Dr. Rory Remer (Awards Committee) 

Kevin Silva (Student Advisory Committee)

Other Key Personnel 


List Serv Moderator

Dr. Ryon C. McDermott 

Journal Editor

Dr. Y. Joel Wong 

Social media and website team

Dr. Ryon McDermott (Communications and Media Director)

Callie Mims (Social Media)  

Representatives to APA coalitions and consortiums

Dr. Shalena Heard (Representative for APA interdivisional coalition for Psychology in Schools) 

Dr. Christopher Liang (Representative for social justice division consortium)

Dr. Ronald Levant (Policy Advisor)

Heads of Special Interest Groups

Dr. Jon Davies (Applied and Professional Practice)

Dr. Will Elder (Sexual and Gender Minorities)

Dr. Shalena Heard (Racial and Ethnic Minorities)

Thomas Parkman (Students)

Dr. Christopher Reigeluth (Violence and Trauma)

Dr. Holly Sweet (Mentoring)

Drs. Chris Reigeluth and Andrew Smiler (Task Force on Boys in School) and andrew.smiler@GMAIL.COM

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