The DAPA board is seeking DAPA members willing and interested in joining the board and will be contacting potential board members to replace a number of board members leaving over the next few months. The newsletter editor, Kenneth Drude, and the Program Committee Chair are resigning their board positions at the end of the year. Steve Hamilton will be moving to the Columbus area and leaving the board before the end of the year. Members who may be interested in serving on the board are encouraged to contact one of the current board members (see list in the newsletter) for more information.
Call for 2022 DAPA Board of Trustees Positions
The Dayton Area Psychological Association (DAPA) is currently accepting applications for two board of trustee positions for 2022. The following positions are available:
Editor of the Newsletter:
The Editor of The Miami Valley Psychologist, the newsletter of DAPA, electronically publishes 4 to 5 issues of the newsletter each calendar year. Issues are usually published about a month before scheduled DAPA workshops to publicize them. The newsletter content typically includes items solicited from DAPA members, information about upcoming educational
events such as workshops and webinars, state and national psychology news, advertisements from members, news about association members, a president’s column, resource information pertinent to psychologists, DAPA activities, and information about the state psychology licensing board. Skills needed include the use of Microsoft Word. The editor is appointed by the DAPA president for a year term and serves as a member of the DAPA board of trustees, which meets about 4 to 5 times a year.
The Program Chair plans and organizes educational programs in consultation with the board and maintains liaison with the Ohio Psychological Association Office of Mandatory Continuing Education. This person ensures that DAPA offers at least four continuing education workshops annually with at least one workshop counting towards the continuing education credits for ethics/cultural competency. Well-developed communication skills, organization, and planning are required for this position. The program chair is appointed by the DAPA president for a year term and serves as a member of the DAPA board of trustees, which meets about 4 to 5 times a year.
If you are interested in applying for either position, please send your cover letter and curriculum vitae by September 12th to Dr. Jessica Berndt: email@example.com.