​Joel Filmore, Ed.D., LCPC, LASOP
 Assistant Professor - Counselor Education
Winona State University

Jared Scott Rose, Ph.D., LPCC, NCC
President Elect
 Assistant Professor, Mental Health and School Counseling
 Bowling Green State University

​Tonya R. Hammer, Ph.D., LPC-S
 Past President
 Oklahoma State University - Tulsa
 Main Hall 2437, 700 North Greenwood Avenue
 Tulsa, OK 74106

Michael Kocet, Ph.D.
 Governing Council Representative
 Associate Professor
 The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Effective 8/15/15)
 Chicago, IL

Tamekia Bell, Ph.D., LCPC(IL), NCC

 Adler University
 Core Faculty - Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Robert L. Mate, MS, NCC, LMHC
Senior Assistant Director - Readmissions Specialist
Purdue University - Office of Admissions
475 Stadium Mall Dr., West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-1263

David Julius Ford, Jr., Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS
Professional Trustee
Queer People of Color,LGBTQQIA Affirmative Counseling & Society Justice Committee Chair
Assistant Professor, Counseling Programs
James Madison University

Adam W. Carter, Ph.D., NCC, CCMHC, ACS, LCPC

​Professional Trustee

Membership/State Branch Committee Chair
 Northern Illinois University
 Assistant Professor of Counseling

Melissa Luke
​ Professional Trustee

Scholarship & Research
Syracuse University, Department of Counseling & Human Services
 805 S. Crouse Avenue, Hoople Builder Lower Level, Syracuse, NY 13244

Nevin Heard, MA
Student Trustee
Graduate Student Committee Chair

Michael P. Chaney, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS
The Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling Editor-in-Chief
Associate Professor, Coordinator of Addictions Specialization
Oakland University, Department of Counseling
435G Pawley Hall, Rochester, MI 48309-4494

Jeffrey D. Gowing, MS, MA, NCC, LPC (IL), LLPC (MI)

 (708) 955-5466

Frank Dispenza, Ph.D.


2017 - 2018 Committee Members

  Membership/State Branch Committee

     Adam W. Carter

     Michael DeVoll

  Technology & Resource Committee

     Jeff Gowing, MS, MA, NCC, LPC


  Queer People of Color, LGBTIQQIA Affirmative Counseling & Society Justice Committee

      David Julius Ford, Jr., Ph.D., LPC, NCC, ACS

 ​     Shainna Ali, MA

  Graduate Student Committee

      Nevin Heard - Chair                                        Christopher Lacefield

      Brady Sullivan                                                 Christian Chan (Past Student Trustee)

      Justin Maki                                                      Sarah Jones

      Missy Lugo (Past Student Trustee)                 Zakiya McCormick

      Suzy Wise                                                      


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