IPA Council of Representatives and Staff

STAFF
Executive Director
Litesa Wallace, EdD
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Director of Professional Affairs
Susan O’Grady, PsyD
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Legislative Liaison
Terry Koller, PhD, ABPP
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IPA COUNCIL OF REPRESENTATIVES (2023-2024)

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President
Colin Ennis, PsyD (2023-2024)

President-Elect
Sue Bae, PhD (2023-2024)

Immediate Past President
Derek Phillips, PsyD, MSCP, ABMP (2023-2024)

Secretary
Margo Jacquot, PsyD (2021-2024)

Treasurer
Theresa Schultz, PhD, MBA (2022-2025)

Representative to APA Council
Laura Faynor-Ciha, PhD (2021-2026)

SECTION CHAIRS

Academic Section
Jenine Chiles, PsyD (2023-2025)

Behavioral Medicine & Neuropsychology Section
Meghan Kennedy, PsyD (2022-2024)

Clinical Practice Section
Manisha Dayal, PsyD (2023-2025)

Early Career Psychologist Section
Hayley Bemel, PsyD (2023-2025)

Graduate Student Section (IPAGS)
Elizabeth Malkin, MA, MSCP (2023-2024)

Organizational & Business Consulting Section
Steven Rothke, PhD, ABPP (2023-2025)

Section on Ethnic Minority Affairs
Erin Alexander, PsyD (2019-2025)

Sexual Orientation & Gender Diversity Section
Hayley Van Serke, PsyD (2021-2025)

Social Responsibility Section
Holly Houston, PhD (2021-2025)

Women’s Issues Section
Kimberly Baker, PsyD (2021-2024)

REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

Metropolitan Region
Lynda Behrendt, PsyD, RN (2020-2024)

Jessica Punzo, PsyD (2022-2024)

Clifton Saper, PhD (2023-2025)

North Region
Brandi Boan, PsyD, MSCP (2022-2024)

North Central Region
Blair Brown, PsyD (2021-2025)

South Central Region
Keith Buescher, PhD (2019-2025)

South Region
Jeffrey Kellogg, PsyD (2020-2024)

COMMITTEE CHAIRS

Bylaws and Rules
Steven Rothke, PhD, ABPP & Derek Phillips, PsyD, MSCP, ABMP

Communications
Fahad Khan, PsyD & Daniel Polonsky, PsyD

Continuing Education
Susan O’Grady, PsyD

Convention
Sue Bae, PhD

Election
Sara Rusk, PsyD

Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Task Force
Abigail Brown, PsyD

Ethics
Abigail Sivan, PhD & Susan Zoline, PhD

Finance
Theresa Schultz, PhD, MBA

Healthcare Reimbursement
Lynda Behrendt, PsyD, RN & Heidi Shikora, PsyD

Leadership Development Program
Laura Faynor-Ciha, PhD

Legislative
Kristina Pecora, PsyD & Gregory Sarlo, PsyD

Membership
Andrea Seefeldt, PsyD

Newsletter Editor: Illinois Psychologist
Terrence Koller, PhD, ABPP

LIAISON AND OTHER IPA POSITIONS

APA Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs
Erin Alexander, PsyD

APA Federal Advocacy Coordinator
Kristina Pecora, PsyD

APA Committee on Rural Health
Jeffrey Kellogg, PsyD

APA Committee on Women in Psychology
Kimberly Baker, PsyD

Liaison to IPA Psychology Internship Consortium Board
Gregory Sarlo, PsyD

Liaison from the Clinical Psychologists Licensing and Disciplinary Board
Blaine Lesnik, PsyD

Parliamentarian
Abby Brown, PsyD

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