Leadership

Board of Directors

President: Paulene Popek 
Past President: Myra Pomerantz 
Secretary: Gabrielle Taylor
Treasurer: David Thomsen
Dean: Jill Model Barth 
Director, Division of Membership Services: Luis Nagy
Director, Psychotherapy Division: Lucia Melito
Chair, Child Analytic Committee: Susan Donner
Co-Chair, Diversities and Sociocultural Issues Committee: Michele Gomes
Co-Chairs, Program Committee: Michael Gales & Heather Silverman
Co-Senior At-Large Members: Julie Tepper & Kenneth House
Junior At-Large Member: Agnes Regeczkey
President, Clinical Associates Organization: Aimee Martinez
President-Elect, Clinical Associates Organization:* Jennifer Flores
Director, APsaA BOD, NCP: Sandra Landen
Director, APsaA BOD, NCP (Alternate):* Jeffrey Prager

      *Not an official member of the Board

Education Committee

Dean: Jill Model Barth
Faculty Committee Chair: Janet K. Smith
Student Progression Committee Chair:  Lynn Kuttnauer
Research Training Committee Chair: Jeffrey Prager
Research Committee Co-Chair: Barton Blinder
Curriculum Committee Chair: Van Dyke DeGolia
Admissions Committee Chair: Sidonie Freeman
Clinical Associates’ Writing and Research Group: Agnes Regeczkey
Child Analytic Program Chair: Susan Donner
At Large Senior Faculty: Rina Freedman/Heather Silverman
At Large Junior Faculty: Gerard Sobnosky/Travis Tanner
Clinical Associates Organization President: Aimee Martinez
Diversities and Sociocultural Issues Committee Representative: Joseph Verrone
Clinic Director: Lucia Melito

Ex officio Members:
President:
 Paulene Popek
Psychotherapy Division Director: Lucia Melito
IAC Chair: Julie Tepper

Committees

Admissions Committee

  • Sidonie Freeman, Chair
  • Jill Model Barth
  • Claudia Feldman
  • Nanette Karapetian
  • Lynn Kuttnauer
  • Jeff Prager
  • Scott Tommey
  • Richard Weiss

 

Outreach & Recruitment Sub-committee

  • Claudia Feldman, Co-Chair
  • Michele Gomes, Co-Chair

 

Child Program

  • Susan Donner, Chair
  • Barton Blinder
  • Van Dyke DeGolia
  • Katharine Gould
  • Ben Kohn
  • Sandra Landen
  • Stanley Leiken
  • Deborah Lynn
  • James Rosenblum
  • Anita Saunders
  • Thomas Trott
  • Andrea Weiss

Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Faculty Forum

  • Katharine Gould, Chair
  • Anita Saunders
  • Rachel Bartur
  • Bart Blinder
  • Gloria de la Cruz-Quiroz
  • Fay Gawryn
  • Sandra Landen
  • Deborah Lynn
  • Roslyn Menitoff
  • Joseph Verrone
  • Andrea Weiss

Adult Clinic

  • Lucia Melito, Administrator

Clinical Moments Program

  • Ronnie Kaye, Co-Chair
  • Janet K. Smith, Co-Chair

 

 

Curriculum Committee

  • Van DeGolia, Chair
  • Jill Model Barth
  • Lynn Kuttnauer
  • Dahlia Nissan Russ
  • Martha Slagerman
  • Janet K. Smith
  • Travis Tanner
  • Julie Tepper
  • Mara Thorsen
  • Sherry White-Chase

Diversities Committee

  • Michele Gomes, Co-Chair
  • Joseph Verrone, Co-Chair
  • Rachel Bartur
  • Elizabeth Diamond
  • Rina Freedman
  • Sidonie Freeman
  • Ethan Grumbach
  • Justin Shubert
  • Julie Tepper
  • Mara Thorsen
 Ethics Committee
  • Meiram Bendat, Chair
  • Robin Frasier
  • Elyn Saks
  • Barbara Sax
  • David Sones
  • Fredelle Spiegel
  • Louis Weisberg
  • Richard Weiss

APsaA Board of Directors, NCP

  • Sandra Landen
  • Jeffrey Prager (Alternate)
 Extension Committee
  • Thomas Brod, Film & Mind Program Co-Chair
  • Apurva Shah, Film & Mind Program Co-Chair

Faculty Committee

  • Janet K. Smith, Chair
  • Rina Freedman
  • Heather Silverman
  • Travis Tanner

Membership Committee

  • Luis Nagy, Director
  • Sandra Landen

NCP/UCI Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Program Steering Committee

  • Peter Gelker
  • Joel Kotin
  • Michael Wolf
Program Committee
  • Michael Gales, Co-Chair
  • Heather Silverman, Co-Chair
  • Thomas Brod
  • Rina Freedman
  • Jennifer Langham
  • Sule Ozler
  • Paulene Popek
  • Josh Richmond
  • Dahlia Nissan Russ

Progression Committee

  • Lynn Kuttnauer, Chair
  • Jill Model Barth, Dean
  • Susan Cofsky
  • Van Dyke DeGolia
  • Nanette Karapetian
  • Margaret Rubin
  • Jane Rubin-Gerstein
  • Julie Tepper

Psychotherapy Committee

  • Lucia Melito, Director
  • Rina Freedman
  • Linda Goodman
  • Timothy McCajor Hall
  • Daniel Kaushansky
  • David F. Mann
  • Lisa Oxman
  • Brian Stachowiak
  • Julie Tepper
  • Colette Thomas
  • Doug Wilson

Research Committee

  • Barton Blinder, Co-Chair
  • Andrei Novac, Co-Chair
  • Jack Brennan
  • Morris Eagle
  • Beverly Feinstein
  • Linda Goodman
  • Sule Ozler
  • Jeff Prager
  • Joshua Pretsky
  • Richard Rosenthal
  • Jeffrey Seitelman
  • Heather Silverman 
  • Andrea Weiss

Strategic Planning Committee

  • Paulene Popek, Chair
  • Esther Dreifuss-Kattan
  • Michele Gomes
  • Ethan Grumbach
  • Leon Kaplan
  • Sandra Landen
  • Cecilia Peck
  • Suzanne Dworak Peck
  • Myra Pomerantz
  • Dahlia Nissan Russ
  • Gabrielle Taylor
  • David Thomsen

Training Analysts Committee

  • Lynn Kuttnauer, Chair