APSAC Board Meets in Las Vegas; New Directors and Officers Elected
he American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s (APSAC) Board of Directors met June 23-24 in Las Vegas, Nevada. During the meeting, new Officers and Board members were seated. APSAC’s Board met during its 21st Annual Colloquium.
Officers elected to serve are: President; Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, LCSW, Child and Family Resources, Newport News, Virginia; President-Elect Frank Vandervort, JD, Clinical Assistant Professor at Law, Child Advocacy Law Clinic, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Vice President William Marshall, BS, Detective, Spokane Police Department, Spokane, Washington; Treasurer Arne H. Graff, MD, Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Maltreatment Services, Sanford Health, Fargo, North Dakota; Secretary David L. Corwin, MD, Psychiatrist, University of Utah - Pediatrics, Sandy, Utah; Board Member at Large to the Executive Committee Brenda Mirabal Rodriguez, MD, UPR School of Medicine, San Juan, Puerto Rico; and Immediate Past President Ronald C. Hughes, Ph.D., MScSA, Director, Institute for Human Services, Columbus, Ohio.
Board members elected to three-year terms are: Tricia Gardner, JD, Associate Professor, Center on Child Abuse & Neglect, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (second term); William Marshall, BS, Detective, Spokane Police Department, Spokane, Washington (second term); Arne H. Graff, MD, Medical Director, Child and Adolescent Maltreatment Services, Sanford Health, Fargo, North Dakota; and Kathleen C. Faller, PhD, University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Additional APSAC Board members who are currently completing their terms are: Vincent J. Palusci, MD, MS, Loeb Child Abuse Center, New York, New York; Julie Kenniston, LSW, Director of Training and Education, Butler County Children Services, Mason, Ohio; Bill S. Forcade, JD, Attorney at Law, Chicago, Illinois; Monica Fitzgerald, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Medical University of Colorado-Denver, Kempe Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse & Neglect, Denver, Colorado; Toni Cardenas, LCSW, JJI Borough Director, New City, New Jersey; Michael V. Johnson, BSCJ, Director, Detective (ret), Boy Scouts of America, Irving, Texas; Gerri Wisner, JD, Native American Children’s Alliance, Muskogee, Oklahoma; and Marilyn J. Stocker, PhD, Leadership Development, Chicago, Illinois.