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. Learn more about serving.

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

Michael Andrews
Board Vice Chair
Senior Director
Specialized Industries Group
Banc of California
Irvine, CA

Charles Brown
Member at Large
Senior Underwriter
Zurich North America
Atlanta, GA

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

Susan Dudas
Member at Large
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

Jessica Lizardi, MPA
Member at Large
Student Development Coordinator
and Adjunct Professor
Oakland Community College
Auburn, MI

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

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

Quinta Warren, PhD
Member at Large
Engineering Research Consulting
Houston, TX
K. Nikki Waters
Member at Large
Senior Vice President
First Data Corporation
San Diego, CA