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Leadership

NYSPA is governed by an Executive Committee and a Council of Representatives, which represents NYSPA's varied interests and concerns. Members of Council are listed with their respective positions on Council.

Executive Committee

January 1, 2016- December 31, 2016
The Executive Committee serves on the Council of Representatives and consists of the following officers:
• 5 members elected by membership – President, President-Elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer
• 2 members elected by council from council– Members at Large
• 1 members in non-voting positions appointed by the President – Parliamentarian
• 2 APA Council Rep(s) – elected by APA apportionment ballot

President
Roy Aranda, PsyD, JD
NYSPA Member since 2008
Past President
Leonard Davidman, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1984
Parliamentarian
Tom Caffrey, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1978
President-Elect
Herbert Gingold, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1995
Member at Large (2016)
Dan Kaplin, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2011
APA Rep (2017)
June Feder, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1988
Secretary (2016)
Tanya Gesek, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2005
Member at Large (2017)
Julie Shaw, EdD
NYSPA Member since 2009
APA Rep (2017)
Peter Kanaris, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1989
Treasurer (2017)
Alan Hack, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1995

Consultant
Mark Grey, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1992
Consultant
Shane Owens, PhD, ABPP
NYSPA Member since 2005
Consultant
Dinelia Rosa, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1999

 

Division Representatives

Each division has representation based on the number of members of that division. Division representatives to Council serve three-year terms.

Academic (2017)
John D. Hogan, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1983
ECP (2017)
Sabrina Esbitt, PhD
NYSPA member since 2010
OCW (2016)
Larry Baker, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1981
Addictions (2016)
Teresa Lopez-Castro, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2014
Forensic (2018)
Claude Schleuderer, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1991
Psychoanalysis (2018)
Julie Lehane, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2006
Adult (2017)
Julie Shaw, EdD
NYSPA Member since 2009
Group (2018)
Suki Montgomery Hall, PhD
Psychoanalysis (2016)
Constance Peretz, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2004
Clinical (2017)
Dianne Polowczyk, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1993
IPD (2017)
Deborah Barbiere, PsyD
NYSPA Member since 2011
School (2017)
Alexis, Kahan, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2010
Clinical (2018)
Frank Corigliano, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2007
IPD (2016)
Robert Raymond, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2007
Social (2017)
VACANT
CBT (2018)
Deena Abbe, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2008
Neuropsychology (2017)
Bonnee Price-Linden, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2009
Women's Issues (2016)
Jean Lau Chin, EdD
NYSPA Member since 2008
DCRE (2017)
Dan Kaplin, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2011
NYSPAGS (2016)
Jennifer Yuan
NYSPA Member since 2011

 

 

Regional Representatives to Council

Each region has representation based on the number of members of that division. Regional representatives to Council serve three-year terms.

Brooklyn (2017)
Christopher Sbaratta, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2011
Nassau (2016)
Shane Owens, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2005
Rockland (2017)
Tracey Polizzi, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2004
Central NY (2016)
Bernice Gottschalk, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2013
PANNY (2017)
Susan Cox, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1992
Suffolk (2018)
Sagit Vishnia, PsyD
NYSPA Member since 2014
Genesee Valley (2017, 2nd Term)
Mark Grey, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1992
PAWNY (2017)
Elvira Aletta, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2013
Westchester (2017, 2nd Term)
Peter Faustino, PsyD
NYSPA Member since 2011
Hudson Valley (2016)
Miriam Lacher, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1982
Queens (2017)
Sharon Brennan, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1989
 
Manhattan (2018)
Jim Rebeta, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1990
Richmond (2018)
Giovanna Sinanian, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2008