Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees (BOT) consist of one Trustee from each Member Specialty (may be from Specialty Board, Academy, or merged Board and Academy); one Trustee Early Career Psychologist elected by the Trustees to represent the interest of early career psychologist; one public (non-psychologist) Trustee; and the President, President-elect, immediate Past-President, Secretary, and Treasurer of the Board of Trustees. The term of office for members of the Board of Trustees (except officer members) shall be four years.

2023 Executive Committe

Officer Name
Brenda J. Spiegler, PhD, ABPP
President Elect
J. Rick Day, PhD, PsyD, ABPP
Past President
Christina A. Pietz, PhD, ABPP
David M. Corey, PhD, ABPP
Leo J. Caraballo, PsyD, ABPP
Executive Officer
David R. Cox, PhD, ABPP
Associate Executive Officer
Nancy O. McDonald

2023 Board of Trustees / Specialty Board Representatives

Officer Name
Behavioral & Cognitive Psychology
Shane Owens, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology
Jarrod M. Leffler, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Health Psychology
Jay Earles, PsyD, ABPP
Clinical Neuropsychology
Laura Flashman, PhD, ABPP
Clinical Psychology
Catherine Deering, PhD, ABPP
Counseling Psychology
Sharon Bowman, PhD, ABPP
Couple and Family Psychology
Marianne Celano, PhD, ABPP
Forensic Psychology
James Bow, PhD, ABPP
Erin Kube, PhD, ABPP
Group Psychology
Samuel R. James, EdD, ABPP
Organizational & Business Consulting Psychology
Michael K. West, PsyD, ABPP
Police & Public Safety Psychology
Jeni McCutcheon, PsyD, ABPP
John M. Watkins, PhD, ABPP
Rehabilitation Psychology
Kathleen T. Bechtold, PhD, ABPP
School Psychology
Israel Sarasti, PhD, ABPP
Public Member
Mark Rosenauer
Early Career Psychologist
Adriana Miu, PhD, ABPP
Editor-ABPP Specialist (Ex-Officio)
ABPPF Representative (Ex-Officio)
James W. Lichtenberg, PhD, ABPP