Now Accepting Proposals for Student Research & Service Grants

AK-PA offers two $500 grants each year to support undergraduate and graduate student research & community service projects in the field of psychology. Proposals need to be submitted via email to no later than October 18, 2017. A detailed description of proposal requirements can be found in this PDF.

Student research grant recipients will be notified via email and congratulated on the AK-PA listservs and website. Grantees will accept their funds and briefly share about their research / service project at the AK-PA Annual Meeting on November 18, 2017!

Questions? Send an email to your AK-PA Graduate Student representatives at

Board of Directors Election Results

Congratulations to the new AK-PA BOD members! Visit our Board of Directors page to learn more about them and their roles on the Board.

Hannah Ekstrom, PsyD

Brittany Freitas-Murrell, MS

Erin Johnson, PhD

We are still seeking individuals interested in serving as President-Elect and Treasurer for the Board. If you are interested, please use the form on the Elections page to submit your information to our Executive Director!

Board of Directors Elections

The time is upon us to elect new members to the AK-PA Board of Directors!

Please consider taking five minutes out of your day to visit our Elections page, where you can review the slate of candidates for our Member-at-Large seats and cast your vote!

Time to renew your AK-PA membership!

It’s time to renew your annual membership with AK-PA for 2017. The membership year runs Jan 1st to Dec 31. Save 10% off your dues if you renew by January 31st!

Benefits of Membership
>>  Utilize the AK-PA listserv and our E-Newsletter for active and continuous interaction about state-wide resources, issues and best practices. The E-Newsletter is only sent to current members!!
>>  Enjoy fellowship, collegiality, and networking opportunities with peers state-wide.
>>  Participate in interest groups and committees to share your ideas.
>>  Apply for small grants and travel funds for our rural Alaskan members.
>>  Free listing in our online Professional Referral Directory of licensed AK-PA clinical members with advertisement of your credentials, specialties, contact information and website.
>>  Free listing in our online Speaker Referral Directory to market your expertise to agencies, associations, reporters, schools and panels for talks and interviews.
>>  Enjoy discounts on CE events.
>>  Receive free ethics consultation.
>>  Legislative advocacy for state mental health practice in Juneau and D.C.

AK-PA needs and values your participation. We cannot be better than our membership. It is our professional responsibility to support and shape the profession, mentor newer professionals, bolster professional cohesion, and contribute to psychological education.

Membership in the Alaska Psychological Association is the best vehicle for all of these values. The more you lend your talent to AK-PA, the more impact your work will have and the more we will accomplish. Thank you for your continued support of your state professional association – we look forward to serving you during the coming year!

Click here to join / renew your membership!