Governing Council

ACA Strategic Priorities

  1. Re-engineering Governance (Completed)
  2. Improving member services and benefits to address 21st century needs
  3. Balancing practice with academia
  4. Advocating for the profession
  5. Strengthening the organization

Leadership Resources

ACA Bylaws
Bylaws - March 2015

ACA Code of Ethics
2014 ACA Code of Ethics

ACA Policies Manual
Policy Manual - July 2016

Code of Leadership Conduct

ACA Code of Leadership Conduct

 

Complete History of Governance Meeting Minutes

APGA/AACD/ACA Governance Meeting Minutes. For additional information, please contact Holly Clubb, Director of Leadership Services at hclubb@counseling.org.

 

Governing Council

July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017

 

*Executive Committee Member
 

President, ACA -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/17
*Catherine Roland

nj_buff@yahoo.com

 

President-elect, ACA – 7/1/16 – 6/30/17

*Gerard Lawson  

glawson@vt.edu

 

Past President, ACA -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/17

*Thelma Duffey

Thelma.duffey@utsa.edu

 

Treasurer, ACA -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/17

*Jane Rheineck

jrheineck@niu.edu

 

Parliamentarian, ACA -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/17

*Verna Oliva

verna@oflemming.com  

 

ACA CEO

*Richard Yep

ryep@counseling.org

 

Representative, AARC -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18

Donna Gibson

dtgibmac@aol.com

 

Representative, AADA -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/19

Suzanne Degges-White

suzdegges@yahoo.com

 

Representative, ACAC – 3/1/16 - 6/30/19

Elsa Leggett

meleggett@me.com

 

Representative, ACC -- 7/1/13 - 6/30/19

Shane Haberstroh

shane.haberstroh@utsa.edu

 

Representative, ACCA -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19

MJ Raleigh

mary-jeanne.raleigh@uncp.edu  

 

Representative, ACES -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19

Marty Jencius

mjencius@kent.edu

 

Representative, AHC -- 7/1/14 - 6/30/17

Michelle Perepiczka

mperepiczka@gmail.com

 

Representative, ALGBTIC -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18

*Michael M. Kocet

mkocet@yahoo.com

           

Representative, AMCD -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18

*S. Kent Butler

skbutler@ucf.edu

 

Representative, AMHCA -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18

Stephen Giunta

sgiunta@troy.edu


Representative, ARCA -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18

Paige Dunlap

pndunlap@gmail.com

 

Representative, ASCA -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18

Alan Burkard

Alan.burkard@marquette.edu

 

Representative, ASERVIC -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18

Lisa Jackson-Cherry

lisa.jackson-cherry@marymount.edu

 

Representative, ASGW – 7/1/14 - 6/30/17

Niloufer M. Merchant

nmmerchant@stcloudstate.edu

 

Representative, CSJ -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18

*Judy Daniels

judydaniels@gmail.com

 

Representative, IAAOC -- 7/1/14 - 6/30/17

Simone Lambert

simone.lambert@gmail.com

 

Representative, IAMFC -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18

Bret Hendricks

bret.hendricks@ttu.edu

 

Representative, MGCA-- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19

Lynna Meadows Morton

lynnameadows1@gmail.com     

 

Representative, NCDA -- 7/1/14 - 6/30/17

Deb Osborn
dosborn@fsu.edu

 

Representative, NECA -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18

Sue E. Pressman

drsue@pressmanconsulting.com

 

Representative, Midwest Region -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19

Michele Kerulis

mkerulis@gmail.com

 

Representative, North Atlantic Region -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19

Summer Reiner 

sreiner@brockport.edu

 

Representative, Southern Region -- 7/1/14 - 6/30/17

*Melanie J. Drake Wallace

mwallace@jsu.edu

 

Representative, Western Region -- 7/1/15- 6/30/18

Diana Pals

dianapals@hotmail.com

 

Student Representative -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/17

Ricshawn Adkins Roane

ricshawnadkins@hotmail.com

 

Process Observer, ACA -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/17

*Courtland Lee

cclee226@gmail.com

 

 

Governing Council -- July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018
*Executive Committee Member
 
President, ACA -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/18
*Gerard Lawson  
glawson@vt.edu

President-elect, ACA – 7/1/17 - 6/30/18
*Simone Lambert
dr.simone.lambert@gmail.com

Past President, ACA -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/18
*Catherine Roland
nj_buff@yahoo.com

Treasurer, ACA -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/18
*Brad Erford
berford@loyola.edu

Parliamentarian, ACA -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/18
*Carlos Hipolito-Delgado
carlos.hipolito@ucdenver.edu

ACA CEO
*Richard Yep
ryep@counseling.org

Representative, AARC -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18
Donna Gibson
dtgibmac@aol.com

Representative, AADA -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/19
Suzanne Degges-White
sdeggeswhite@niu.edu  

Representative, ACAC – 3/1/16 - 6/30/19
Elsa Soto Leggett
meleggett@me.com

Representative, ACC -- 7/1/13 - 6/30/19
Shane Haberstroh
shane.haberstroh@utsa.edu

Representative, ACCA -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19
MJ Raleigh
mjraleigh24@gmail.com

Representative, ACES -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19
Marty Jencius
mjencius@kent.edu

Representative, AHC -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/20
Mark Stauffer
mark@markstauffer.com

Representative, ALGBTIC -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18
Michael M. Kocet
mkocet@yahoo.com

Representative, AMCD -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18
S. Kent Butler
skbutler@ucf.edu

Representative, AMHCA -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18
Stephen Giunta
stephen_a_giunta@hotmail.com

Representative, ARCA -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18
Paige Dunlap
pndunlap@gmail.com

Representative, ASCA -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18
Alan Burkard
Alan.burkard@marquette.edu

Representative, ASERVIC -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18
Lisa Jackson-Cherry
ljackson@marymount.edu

Representative, ASGW – 7/1/17 - 6/30/20
Jonathan Orr
jorr@gsu.edu

Representative, CSJ -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18
Judy Daniels
judydaniels@gmail.com

Representative, IAAOC -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/20
Leigh Falls Holman
flcdrholman@gmail.com

Representative, IAMFC -- 7/1/15 - 6/30/18
*Bret Hendricks
bret.hendricks@ttu.edu

Representative, MGCA-- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19
Lynna Meadows Morton
lynnameadows1@gmail.com     

Representative, NCDA -- 7/1/17- 6/30/21
Lisa Severy
lisa.severy@colorado.edu

Representative, NECA -- 7/1/12 - 6/30/18
Sue E. Pressman
drsue@pressmanconsulting.com

Representative, Midwest Region -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19
Michele Kerulis
mkerulis@gmail.com

Representative, North Atlantic Region -- 7/1/16 - 6/30/19
Summer Reiner 
sreiner@brockport.edu

Representative, Southern Region -- 7/1/14 - 6/30/20
Melanie J. Drake Wallace
mwallace@jsu.edu

Representative, Western Region -- 7/1/15- 6/30/18
Diana Pals
dianapals@hotmail.com

Student Representative -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/19
Stacey A. Litam
slitam@kent.edu

Process Observer, ACA -- 7/1/17 - 6/30/18
*Carrie Wilde
cwilde4@gmail.com