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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 2023)


Board Members

Dr. Ryon C. McDermott (Past President)


Dr. Daniel Singley (2023-2024 President)


Dr. Brian Cole (President-Elect)


Dr. Randa Remer-Eskridge (Treasurer)


Dr. Sonia Molloy (Secretary)


Adam David (Member at Large – student slate 2023-2025)


Dr. Saed D. Hill (Member at Large – early career professionals slate 2022-2024)

Dr. Eddie Burks (Member at Large – sexual and gender minority slate 2023-2025)


Dr. Baron Rogers  (Member at Large –  racial/ethnic minorities slate 2022-2024)


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


Dr. Erica Liebman (Member at Large - Open slate 2023-2025)


Dr. Holly Sweet (Member at Large - women’s slate 2023-2025)


Appointed Officers

Dr. Tristan Patterson (Membership and Recruitment Committee)


Dr. Michele Harway (Finance Committee)


Drs. Saed Hill (2023 & 2024 APA Program) and (2024 & 2025 APA program)

amber.a.hewitt@GMAIL.COM and dr.slheard@GMAIL.COM


Dr. Mark Kiselica (Fellows Committee)


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


Dr. Joel Wong (Publications Committee)


Dr. Ryon McDermott (Nominations and Elections Committee)

Dr. Ryon McDermott  (Awards Committee) 


Kevin Silva (Student Advisory Committee)


Other Key Personnel 


List Serv Moderator

Dr. Ryon McDermott


Journal Editor

Dr. 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)


Dr. Christopher Reigeluth (Violence and Trauma)


Dr. Holly Sweet (Mentoring)



Conveners, Division 51 Task Forces for Strategic Planning


Dr. Daniel Singley (Task Force 1:  Membership)


Dr. William Elder (Task Force 2: Diversity)



Dr. Holly Sweet (Task Force 3:  Outreach to APA divisions and outside organizations involved with the psychology of men and masculinities)


Dr. Edward Adams (Task Force 4:  Outreach to the public about men’s issues)


Dr. David Whitcomb (Task Force 5:  Division governance)


Drs. Chris Reigeluth, Andrew Smiler and Joseph Nelson  (Task Force 6: Boys in School) and andrew.smiler@GMAIL.COM

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