APSAC Board Meets in New Orleans; New Directors and Officers Seated
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s (APSAC) Board of Directors met June 10 in New Orleans, Louisiana, in conjunction with the association’s 22nd Annual Colloquium. During the meeting, new Officers and Board members were seated.
Officers elected to serve are: President Frank Vandervort, JD, Clinical Assistant Professor at Law, Child Advocacy Law Clinic, University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan; Vice President Tricia Gardner, JD, Associate Professor, Center on Child Abuse & Neglect, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Treasurer Bill S. Forcade, JD, Attorney at Law, Chicago, Illinois; Secretary David L. Corwin, MD, Psychiatrist, University of Utah - Pediatrics, Sandy, Utah; Board Member at Large to the Executive Committee Kathleen C. Faller, PhD, University of Michigan School of Social Work, Ann Arbor, Michigan; and Immediate Past President Viola Vaughan-Eden, PhD, LCSW, Child and Family Resources, Newport News, Virginia.
The APSAC Board of Directors includes: Stacie LeBlanc, JB, MeD, Executive Director, Children’s Hospital – CARE Center, New Orleans, Louisiana; Debra Esernio-Jenssen, MD, Medical Director, Child Protection Team and Medical Director, Child Advocacy Center, Lehigh Valley Health System, Allentown, Pennsylvania; William Marshall, BS, Detective, Spokane Police Department, Spokane, Washington; Julie Kenniston, LSW, Director of Training and Education, Butler County Children Services, Mason, Ohio; 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; Gerri Wisner, JD, Native American Children’s Alliance, Muskogee, Oklahoma; and Marilyn J. Stocker, PhD, Leadership Development, Chicago, Illinois.