If you would like to contact the Governing Council members about anything, please email the MPA president at [email protected] or email [email protected]. If you would like to attend a GC meeting, please reach out to [email protected]

Upcoming GC Meetings
2024 Meeting Dates: January 20, April 20, July 20, and October 26 
If you would like to submit a motion for an upcoming GC  meeting, click here for the Motion Form. 

Past GC Meeting Information
Click here to view Governing Council Responsibilities

Click here to see Governing Council Minutes.

Click here to see Governing Council Motions.

Executive Committee

President

Matthew Syzdeck, PhD., LP, MBA
[email protected]

 

President-Elect

 


 

 

G. Zachariah White, PsyD., LP

Treasurer

Kelly Nelson, Psy.D., LP

Secretary

Thyra Fossum, Ph.D., LP

Immediate Past President

Sharon Stein McNamara Ed.D., LP

 

 

  

   

Governing Council Members

 

Tom Allen, Ph.D., LP
Rural Division Chair

Kavita Desai Dakoji, Ph.D., LP
Psychologists in Health Care
Organizations Division


Steve Girardeau, Psy.D., LP
Federal Advocacy Coordinator







OPEN
Forensic Division Chair
 

 
Marcia Bennett, Ph.D., LP
General Member

 

Rachelle Hansen, Ph.D, LP
Child Psychology Division Chair 

 

Jennifer L. Harrison, Ph.D., LP
Public Service Division Chair 

 

Amanda Janke, MA
Student Division Chair

Ashley Junghans-Rutelonis, Ph.D., LP
Women's Division Chair

 
Tamarind Knutson, Psy.D.
Psychoanalytical Studies Division Chair
Sonal Markanda, Ph.D., LP

Multicultural Division Chair

 
Shannon Goecke-
Watson, Psy.D., LP
APA Council Representative

Blair Hildebrandt, Psy.D., LP

General Member

Brooke Palmer Ph.D., LP
ECP Division Chair

Susan T. Rydell, Ph.D., LP
General Member

Michael Sharland, Ph.D., ABPP
General Member

Renee von Weiss, Ph.D, LP
Child Psychology Division Co-Chair

 

Jenny Wettersten, M.A., LP
Academic Division Chair

Open
Clinical Psychopharmacology
& Collaborative Practice Chair

 Open

Psychology Practice Division Chair