Three one-year terms as president-elect, July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021; president, July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022; and past president, July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023
Dr. Laurie Klose has served as a school-based practitioner and faculty member in California, Massachusetts and Texas. Leadership positions include Chair of the NASP Ethics and Professional Practices Board, Texas Delegate and SE Delegate Representative for NASP, President of Texas Association of School Psychologists, and numerous state and national committees.
School psychologist 39 years, 11 years as a Supervisor. Past-President of MSPA and 11 years as Professional Standards Chair. Past Co-chair of the NASP Professional Growth Committee and has been on the NASP Convention Committee since 2004. Twice nominated for MSPA Outstanding Educator’s Award. Previous recipient of NASP President’s Award.
Jim Staffnik EdD, NCSP has been a practicing school psychologist since 1983. During his career Jim has served students and families in Michigan, Illinois, Arizona and the Marshall Islands. Jim and his wife Trisha live in the White Mountains of Arizona and have five grown children.
Lori Unruh is an Associate Professor and director of the school psychology graduate program at Western Carolina University. She has past experience as a practitioner in several states. She is currently Strategic Planning Coordinator for the NASP Board of Directors and continues leadership in the North Carolina School Psychology Association.
Three-year term beginning July 1, 2020; and ending June 30, 2023
As a long-time practitioner, Dr. Apgar currently coordinates school psychological services for her local school district. She has served in multiple state association roles, and recently completed six years as the NASP Delegate from Oregon and three years as a Western Region Delegate Representative. She currently serves as the interim NASP Secretary.
Sally Baas, directs the Southeast Asian Teacher Program and Hmong Culture and Language Program, at Concordia University, in St. Paul, MN. She is a Past President of NASP/MSPA, school psychologist, professor, author, and international education consultant. In Past President roles, she serves on NASP/MSPA committees focused on diversity and advocacy.
Racheal Gliniak is a sixth year school psychologist in North Carolina. She currently serves on the North Carolina School Psychology Association as a Regional Representative and member of the Legislative and Public Policy Committee. She is a married mother of five children, three dogs, and a cat.
Catherine Ann Perkins
Catherine Perkins, Ph.D. is Coordinator of the Ed.S. Program in School Psychology at Georgia State University and Georgia Delegate. She is a Licensed Psychologist with doctoral-level certification for school psychology and school leadership. Dr. Perkins is a GASP past-president and represents NASP on the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities.
State Delegate Candidates
Three-year term from July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2023
*Indicates the incumbent delegate is timing out of office and is not eligible to run again.
Kathleen A. Loomos Ostry
Arthur Lee Bennett
Susan D. Bryant