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NASP 2015 Elections

The 2015 election offers you an opportunity to play a role in the future of your professional organization. This year, we will be electing a president-elect and 18 state delegates.

All candidates and members are asked to be active stewards of the election process and maintain a fair election process throughout the election cycle.  In reaching out on behalf of your favorite candidates, please keep in mind that campaigning by candidates and supporters must be communicated individually from one person to another either in person, by phone, or via individual electronic communication. The use of the NASP Communities, Facebook, listservs, or other broadcast communications for campaigning are prohibited.

Contested Positions & the candidates seeking a leadership role in NASP

President-Elect 2015-2016—President 2016-2017 Candidates

Lori Unruh (NC) is Associate Professor and Director of the school psychology graduate program at Western Carolina University.  She is originally from Kansas and has worked as a school psychologist in Arizona and North Carolina.  She is currently the North Carolina NASP Delegate and Delegate Representative for the Southeast Region.
Melissa Reeves Ph.D, NCSP (NC) is a school psychologist and adjunct faculty member at Winthrop University. She is an author of the PREPaRE Crisis Prevention and Intervention curriculum, has served as a NASP Delegate and Executive Council member, and is a recipient of the NASP Presidential and Crisis Management IG Awards.
Ronald Benner (CT) is a school psychologist in Bridgeport, CT.  For leadership experience he has been NASP Treasurer, Delegate, Interest Groups Chair, Listserv Chair, and Coordinator of CTASP.  Locally he’s the CASP Treasurer and has served as President, Job-Coordinator and Program Committee member.  He believes in developing the skills of all school psychologists.


2015-2018 Candidates

Central Region

Kansas-- James Persinger
Nebraska-- Brian C. McKevitt
North Dakota-- Terese Schaefer
Ohio—Charles Archer and Robert J. Kubick, Jr.

Northeast Region

Connecticut-- Frances Aponte
District of Columbia-- Tonja W. Dupree
Maryland-- Stephanie Livesay
Massachusetts—Wendy Price
New Jersey—John Lestino

Southeast Region

Arkansas—Wendy Stovall
Florida-- Alberto Gamarra, Angela Mann, and Susan Valero
Kentucky—Misty Lay
Virginia—Terri Sisson

West Region

Arizona--Kathleen Rahn
California-- Kristin Makena
Hawaii-- Esteban Walstrum 
Nevada—Emma Dickinson, and Joseph A Roberts
Utah—Leah Voorhies

Election Resources

The election will be held from January 7 to January 29, 2015. Members will be sent e-mail reminders to vote online or to request a paper ballot.

If you have any questions, contact elections@naspweb.org.