Meet our Board

Our Board of Directors is comprised of community and national leaders with expertise in a wide range of areas, including training, advocacy, education, fund development, and business development. The Board meets in person every quarter and is responsible for taking care of the strategic and financial health of the organization on an ongoing basis. Board terms are one year for executive directors, and three years for other members. Officers are elected annually. Read the biographies of our current board members. If you think you'd like to join us, learn more about the commitment of board service.

Eddy Ameen, PhD
Board Chair
Office on Early Career Psychologists
American Psychological Association
Washington, DC

Tony Bailey
Member at Large
Sr. VP of Real Estate,
Facilities & Corporate
Strategic Procurement Officer
Umpqua Bank
Portland, OR

Frank Bitoun
Member at Large

Sr. VP Americas & CEO US 
Crayon Software Experts
Miami, FL

Jim Dooley
Member at Large
Sr. VP of Sales and Marketing
Virtual Premise
Atlanta, GA 

Susan Dudas
Board Secretary
Edge on Performance LLC
Alpharetta, GA

Elizabeth Franklin
Member at Large
Former Senior Director
EPAM Systems, Inc.
San Francisco, CA

Ain Grooms, PhD
Member at Large
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Justine Palmore
Board Treasurer
Executive Director
StandUp For Kids - Orange County
Irvine, CA

Robert Peters
Member at Large
Managing Director
Duff & Phelps
Chicago, IL

K. Nikki Waters
Member at Large
Branding/Marketing Executive
San Diego, CA


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