Committees

Committee Leadership Handbook - July 2013
Committee Handbook

ACA Committee Chairs and Staff Liaisons – 2013-2014

AUDIT COMMITTEE

ACA Staff Liaison
Deb Barnes
dbarnes@counseling.org

AWARDS COMMITTEE

Caroline Wilde
cwilde4@gmail.com

ACA Staff Liaison
Holly Clubb
hclubb@counseling.org

BRANCH DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Therese Farmer
theresefarmer@aol.com

ACA Staff Liaison
Holly Clubb
hclubb@counseling.org

BYLAWS AND POLICIES COMMITTEE

Walt Frazier
walter@walterfrazier.com

ACA Staff Liaison
Amy Crank
acrank@counseling.org

COMPENSATION COMMITTEE

Pat Schwallie-Giddis

drpat@gwu.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
Deb Barnes
dbarnes@counseling.org

ETHICS COMMITTEE

Gerra Perkins
perkinsg@nsula.edu

Kirk Bowden
kbowden@gcu.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
Erin Martz
emartz@counseling.org

FINANCIAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Thelma Daley
ttd_1@msn.com

ACA Staff Liaison
Deb Barnes
dbarnes@counseling.org

GRADUATE STUDENT COMMITTEE

Chantrelle Deron Varnado-Johnson

cdvarnad@yahoo.com

ACA Staff Liaison
Danielle Irving
dirving@counseling.org

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Yegan Pilay
pillay@ohio.edu


ACA Staff Liaison
Vikki Cooper
vcooper@counseling.org

INTERNATIONAL COMMITTEE

Sachin Jain
sacedu@yahoo.com

Daya Singh Sandhu
dayasandhu29@yahoo.com

ACA Staff Liaison
Robin Hayes
rhayes@counseling.org

NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

Bradley T. Erford
berford@loyola.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
Deb Barnes
dbarnes@counseling.org

PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS COMMITTEE

Jill Duba Sauerheber
jillduba.sauerheber@wku.edu

Richard Ponton
rponton@oceanhsd.org

ACA Staff Liaison
Erin Martz
emartz@counseling.org

PUBLIC POLICY AND LEGISLATION COMMITTEE

Linda Robertson
aa2271@wayne.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
Scott Barstow
Sbarstow@counseling.org

PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE

Brande Flamez-McDevitt

ndbrande@yahoo.com

ACA Staff Liaison
Carolyn Baker
Cbaker@counseling.org

RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE COMMITTEE

ACA Staff Liaison
David Kaplan
dkaplan@counseling.org

2012-2013 TASK FORCES

Ethics Revision

Perry Francis

pfrancis@emich.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
David Kaplan
dkaplan@counseling.org

ACA Staff Liaison
Erin Martz
emartz@counseling.org

Leadership Development

Jane Goodman

goodman@oakland.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
Holly Clubb
hclubb@counseling.org

National Institute for Counseling Research

Jack Culbreth

jrculbreth@uncc.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
Will Stroble
wstroble@counseling.org

School Counseling

Lynn Linde

llinde@loyola.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
Jessica Eagle
Jeagle@counseling.org

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR COUNSELING RESEARCH (NICR) TASK FORCE

Jack Culbreth
jrculbreth@uncc.edu

ACA Staff Liaison
David Kaplan
dkaplan@counseling.org

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Stacey Brown Wins Counseling Awareness Month Publicity Contest

by Amber McLaughlin | May 29, 2013

"Many times, I hear people say that they ’should be able’ to handle whatever is wrong on their own. According to whom?" - Stacey Brown, MA, LMHC, NCC

The winner of ACA’s first Counseling Awareness Month Publicity Contest is a private practitioner in Fort Myers, Fla., specializing in individual, couples, and family psychotherapy, as well as the Director of the Human Services at Edison State College.

In addition to putting up posters around campus, promoting CAM on her personal Facebook page and the Facebook pages of Edison State College, and an email campaign to various departments and students, Stacey Brown wrote a powerful article, which was just published in the Fort Myers News Press.

Currently, Brown is exploring speaking opportunities to engage students and the public at large about the importance of counseling. She received a full year of membership to ACA and free registration to the ACA 2014 Conference & Expo in Hawaii.

Congratulations, Stacey! Your passion and dedication is making a difference, for your profession and for the world.