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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, 2017- December 31, 2017
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
• 3 members in non-voting positions appointed by the President – Parliamentarian
• 2 APA Council Rep(s) – elected by APA apportionment ballot

President (2017)
Herbert Gingold, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1995
Past President (2017)
Roy Aranda, PsyD, JD
NYSPA Member since 2008
Parliamentarian (2017)
Rochelle Balter, PhD, JD
NYSPA Member since 1996
President-Elect (2017)
Patricia Dowds, Phd
NYSPA Member since 1999
Member at Large (2017-2018)
Jean Lau Chin, EdD
NYSPA Member since 2008
APA Rep (2015-2017)
June Feder, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1988
Secretary (2017-2019)
Adriana DiMatteo, PsyD
NYSPA Member since 2010
Member at Large (2016-2017)
Julie Shaw, EdD
NYSPA Member since 2009
APA Rep (2015-2017)
Peter Kanaris, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1989
Treasurer (2015-2017)
Alan Hack, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1995

Consultant (2017)
Dianne Polowczyk, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1993
Director of Professional Affairs
Jerry Grodin, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1991
Int. Executive Director
Dee Fisher-Golden
Staff since 1988

 

Past Past President (2017)

Leonard Davidman, PhD
NYSPA Member Since 1984

 

Division Representatives

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

Academic (2015-2017)
John D. Hogan, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1983
ECP (2015-2017)
Sabrina Esbitt, PhD
NYSPA member since 2010
OCW (2017-2019)
Carol Goldberg, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1969
Addictions (2017-2019)
Teresa Lopez-Castro, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2014
2nd Term
Forensic (2016-2018)
Claude Schleuderer, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1991
Psychoanalysis (2016-2018)
Julie Lehane, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2006
2nd Term
Adult (2015-2017)
Julie Shaw, EdD
NYSPA Member since 2009
Group (2016-2018)
Suki Montgomery Hall, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2016
Psychoanalysis (2017-2019)
Susan Warshaw, EdD, ABPP
NYSPA Member since 2004
Clinical (2015-2017)
Dianne Polowczyk, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1993
IPD (2015-2017)
Deborah Barbiere, PsyD
NYSPA Member since 2011
School (2015-2017)
Alexis, Kahan, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2010
Clinical (2016-2018)
Frank Corigliano, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2007
IPD (2017-2019)
Robert Raymond, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2007
2nd Term

Social (2017-2019)
Marianne Jackson, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1984

CBT (2016-2018)
Deena Abbe, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2008
Neuropsychology (2015-2017)
Bonnee Price-Linden, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2009
Women's Issues (2017-2019)
Jean Lau Chin, EdD
NYSPA Member since 2008
2nd Term
DCRE (2015-2017)
Dan Kaplin, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2011
NYSPAGS (2017)
Ashu Kapoor
NYSPA Member since 2014

 

 

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 (2015-2017)
Christopher Sbaratta, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2011

Nassau (2017-2019)
Shane Owens, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2005
2nd Term

Rockland (2015-2017)
Tracey Polizzi, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2004
Central NY (2017-2019)
Bernice Gottschalk, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2013
2nd Term
PANNY (2015-2017)
Susan Cox, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1992
Suffolk (2016-2018)
Sagit Vishnia, PsyD
NYSPA Member since 2014
Genesee Valley (2015-2017)
Mark Grey, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1992
2nd Term
PAWNY (2015-2017)
Elvira Aletta, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2013
Westchester (2015-2017)
Peter Faustino, PsyD
NYSPA Member since 2011
2nd Term
Hudson Valley (2017-2019)
Miriam Lacher, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1982
2nd Term
Queens (2015-2017)
Sharon Brennan, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1989
 
Manhattan (2016-2018)
Jim Rebeta, PhD
NYSPA Member since 1990
2nd Term
Richmond (2016-2018)
Giovanna Sinanian, PhD
NYSPA Member since 2008
 
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