Elections

View the 2-minute video from Steve Brock, Nominations & Elections Committee Chair, to learn more about the questions being answered to our President-Elect candidates.

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NASP elections to commence Thursday, January 2, at 8:00 a.m. EST and conclude Wednesday, January 22, at 5:00 p.m. EST. To be eligible to vote, a person must become a NASP member (except associate and student associate) by Tuesday, December 10.

President-Elect Candidates—2020–2021

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

intro imageBefore You BeginView a 2-minute video from Steve Brock, Chair, Nominations & Elections Committee, to learn which questions are being answered by our President-Elect candidates.

Laurie Klose
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.

Statement 1  video

Statement 2 (PDF)

Mark Resnick
School psychologist 39 years, 11 years as a supervisor. Past-president of MSPA and 11 years as Professional Standards chair. Past cochair 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.

Statement 1  video

Statement 2 (PDF)

Jim Staffnik
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.

Statement 1  video

Lori Unruh
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.

Statement 1  video

Statement 2 (PDF)

Secretary Candidates

Three-year term beginning July 1, 2020; and ending June 30, 2023

Karen Apgar
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 6 years as the NASP delegate from Oregon and 3 years as a western region delegate representative. She currently serves as the interim NASP secretary.

Statement 1 (PDF)

Sally Baas
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.

Statement 1 (PDF)

Statement 2 (PDF)

Catherine Ann Perkins
Catherine Perkins, PhD, is coordinator of the EdS 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.

Statement 1 (PDF)

Statement 2 (PDF)

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.

Central Region

Illinois*
Kathleen A. Loomos Ostry
Statement 1 (PDF)
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Iowa
Teresa Moery
Statement 1 (PDF)
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Michigan
Marvin Nordeen
Statement 1 (PDF)

Minnesota
Kimberly Adams
Statement 1 (PDF)
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Wisconsin
Kisten Gillespie
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Northeast Region

Maine
Suzanne Botana
Statement 1 (PDF)
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Mary MacLennan
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New Hampshire*
Kate Salvati
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Pennsylvania*
David Lillenstein
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Rhode Island*
Erica Perkins
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Southeast Region

Alabama
Tricia Daniel
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Georgia*
Arthur Lee Bennett
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Susan D. Bryant
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Louisiana
Amber Boykin
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Mississippi
Chase McCullum
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Western Region

Colorado*
Julie Bolding
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Sarah Killion
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Montana
Andy Mogan
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New Mexico*
Isai Navarrete
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Wyoming
Stacey Kern
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