Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the Alaska Psychological Association. The Board is comprised of the Association Officers (President, President-Elect, Past President, Treasurer, and Secretary), Federal/State Advocacy Coordinator (FAC), Legislative Chair, Alaska Representative to the APA Council of Representatives, six Members-at-Large, Continuing Education Coordinator, and an APA Graduate Student (APAGS) Representative.  Most Board members are elected by the general membership, though several are appointed by the President and/or the Board.  In addition, there are a number of appointed ad hoc committees and positions based on current needs of the membership and profession.

Elections to the Board of Directors are held each May for the following session, which runs from August 16 through the following August 15. Listed below are the various positions and current members holding them.

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Vacant
Executive Director

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Jana Zeedyk, PhD
President

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President-Elect

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Michael Sobocinski, PhD
Past President

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KJ Worbey, MS, LPA
Secretary
Member-at-Large

 

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Vacant
Treasurer

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Hannah-Ekstrom

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Hannah Ekstrom, PsyD
Member-at-Large
Early Career Psychologist

 

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Brittany Freitas-Murrell

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Brittany Freitas-Murrell, MS
Member-at-Large

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Erin Johnson

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Erin Johnson, PhD
Member-at-Large
Rural Health Coordinator

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Mike Reed

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Michael Reed, MS, LPA
Member-at-Large

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Kara Stocker, PsyD
Member-at-Large

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Robert Lane, PhD
Federal/State Advocacy Coordinator

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Phil Baker, EdD
Legislative Chair

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Ruddy Taylor

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Ruddy Taylor, PhD
APA COR Representative
Diversity Committee Chair

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Michael Arnatt

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Michael Arnatt, MS
AKPAGS Representative (APU)

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Ali Marvin

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Ali Marvin
AKPAGS Representative (UAA)

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Suzanne Womack Strisik, PhD
Ethics Committee Chair

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Jennifer Burkhart

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Jennifer Burkhart, PhD
Webmaster / Technology Committee Chair
Continuing Education Committee Chair

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