Board of Directors

 

  President
  Tamara Lyn, PhD
  Warden
  Federal Correctional Institution, Low
  Butner, NC

 

Dr. Tamara S. Lyn is the Warden at the Federal Correctional Institution, Low, at Butner, North Carolina. The federal prison for low security male offenders offers extensive educational, vocational, mental health, and release preparation programming. Dr. Lyn is one of only three psychologists currently appointed to the position of Warden in the federal prison system, and part of a very small cohort of female Wardens (currently 19%). 

Prior to becoming Warden, Dr. Lyn was the Psychology Services Branch Administrator for the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP). She had oversight over all mental health programs in 122 correctional facilities for federal inmates, including court-ordered assessments, substance abuse treatment, trauma-informed care, treatment of the seriously mentally ill, and release preparation. Her oversight also included recruitment, retention, and training of mental health staff.

Dr. Lyn has previously held positions as Associate Warden in facilities in Kentucky and West Virginia, and served as Chief Psychologist at facilities in Virginia and South Carolina. In each of these positions she used her psychological training and expertise to improve the treatment of individuals with serious and persistent mental illness. 

Throughout a distinguished career, she has applied experience and insights into all aspects of leadership and correctional mental health to initiatives that advance criminal justice interventions and professional development for corrections professionals.

Based on her accomplishments as a correctional professional and her performance on a demanding written exam, Dr. Lyn earned the Certified Correctional Executive credential from the American Correctional Association in 2018 and has maintained the credential without interruption.   

Dr. Lyn holds both a masters degree and a doctorate in psychology from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She graduated with honors from Harvard-Radcliffe Colleges. Dr. Lyn is a fully licensed psychologist and is published in peer-reviewed academic journals. She is President of the Society of Psychologists in Management and is a member of the Association of Women Executives in Corrections, the American Psychological Association, and other professional organizations.


 

  President-Elect
  Christina Frederick, PhD
 
Professor
  Department of Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology
  Daytona Beach, FL

 
Dr. Frederick is currently a Professor in the Human Factors Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.  Dr. Frederick received her Ph.D. in 1991 from the University of Rochester with a major in Psychological Development.  She previously taught at the University of Rochester, Southern Utah University and the University of Central Florida.  In 2000, Dr. Frederick joined the Human Factors and Department at Embry-Riddle, where her work focuses on motivation in applied areas such as sport and exercise, aviation/aerospace and gaming.  Dr. Frederick served in various roles in University administration between 2004-2012, including Associate and Interim Provost, and Senior Executive Vice President for Academics and Research.  Dr. Frederick is the author of more than 50 research publications, 4 book chapters and many regional, national and international conference presentations on a wide range of topics in motivation and psychology.  She is active in a number of professional associations, and is a Consultant for Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology, as well as serving on review panels for the NSF. Dr. Frederick’s previous board-level experience includes board positions for Daytona State College, Citrus Council Girl Scouts and Women in Aerospace. Dr. Frederick was a member of SPIM while serving in University-level administration, and she recently came back to the organization, with a desire to become more actively involved in the group using her experience in academic leadership to assist in achieving SPIM’s goals.  


 

http://www.spim.org/headshots/zlokovich.jpgPast President
Martha S. Zlokovich, PhD
Executive Director
Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology
Chattanooga, TN


Dr. Martha S. Zlokovich has been the Executive Director of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, since 2008. Dr. Zlokovich joined Psi Chi in 2008 as its second Executive Director, leaving Southeast Missouri State University after teaching there for 17 years. This move, however, was not her first involvement with Psi Chi. She served as chapter advisor since 1993, as Midwestern Region Vice-President (1998-2000), and as National President of Psi Chi (2003-04). In 1996, Southeast’s Chapter won the Ruth Hubbard Cousins National Chapter of the Year Award, and several chapter members won Psi Chi Regional Research Awards at MPA and/or had their research published in the Psi Chi Journal

As Executive Director she provides long-term vision for the Society and maintains Board focus on the Society’s strategic plan as the structure on which the Board’s work builds. She represents Psi Chi to other psychological organizations developing benefits for members and works with universities outside the US that wish to apply for a chapter of Psi Chi. In her role as Psi Chi ED she has served as President of the Board for the Association of College Honor Societies and as interim Editor of the Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research (now the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research.

A developmental psychologist, Dr. Zlokovich taught Child Development, Adolescent Development, Lifespan Development, Advanced Child Psychology, and Introductory Psychology for Majors at Southeast. She also served as chair of the Psychology Department, Faculty Senate chair, and interim chair of the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning. Her research interests have focused on student study habits, study beliefs, and persistence to graduation as well as adolescent and young adult contraception and sexuality. She completed her BA in psychology at UCLA, and MS and PhD in developmental psychology at the University of Florida.


 

  Secretary
  Roxanne DuVivier, PhD
  Associate Professor
  Wright State University
  Dayton, OH


Dr. Roxanne DuVivier is a psychologist and Associate Professor of Higher Education Leadership at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. DuVivier comes to her post with over 25 years of leadership experience in Higher Education policy, planning and development. She served for 15 years as Senior Vice President of Student and International Affairs at Hocking College in Southern Ohio, an entrepreneurial institution that coupled academic learning with pragmatic, laboratory -based learning experiences. In this capacity, Dr. DuVivier oversaw the institution’s marketing, admissions, financial aid, registration, residence life, advising, counseling and career services offices along with sports, recreation, health services, international affairs and diversity initiatives. Dr. DuVivier also directed the institution’s assessment center that provided organizational development and executive coaching to companies and government entities in Central Ohio.

For 10 years Dr. DuVivier served as adjunct professor in Ohio University’s School of Applied Behavioral Sciences and Educational Leadership and had a private psychology practice. She also led the Academic Advising for Student Success and Retention program for Ruffalo Noel Levitz USA Group, providing consultation to universities across the US on building retention systems to improve college student success.

She is currently on the Editorial Board of the College Student Affairs Journal, serves on the Board of Directors of the Personality Assessment System Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of Psychologists in Management.

She is a regular speaker at national and international leadership conferences and contributes annually to peer reviewed journals. Dr. DuVivier has authored two books, and two interactive software products, one of which received the Golden Lamp Award for best technology product in the nation in its class.


 

  Treasurer
  Carl Greenberg, PhD

  Chesterfield, MO

 

 
Carl is an organizational psychologist who primarily works in the area of assessment, coaching and organizational development. Prior to opening his own private practice, he held executive consulting positions at two international consulting firms (Spherion and Aon), where he led their assessment, selection and retention consulting practices.   Earlier in his career he held management positions at a couple of Fortune 500 companies (Union Pacific and Southwestern Bell), where he managed and directed the internal human resource functions of staffing, selection, personnel systems, career and leadership development, labor relations and occupational safety and health. He also led a market research team and was an integral part of total quality improvement and organizational culture changes. Carl started his career in academia where he directed the I/O doctoral program at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Carl is actively engaged in his profession.  He is past president and secretary of SPIM in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. He is a founding member of a St. Louis local I/O Psychology group (Gateway Industrial Organizational Psychologists) and served as its president, treasurer and on multiple occasions its program chair.  He is a member of APA and Divison 14.

Throughout his career he has been an author of many journal articles, book chapters, professional presentations and workshops to colleagues. Carl earned his doctoral degree from Wayne State University and his undergraduate degree from Stony Brook University.

Carl lives in St. Louis, Missouri, is married and has two adult children.


 

  Mary Coussons-Read, PhD
  Chair, Department of Psychology
  Professor of Psychology
  The University of Colorado Colorado Springs

 

Mary E. Coussons-Read, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and Department Chair at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), and holds an appointment as a Professor of Community and Behavioral Health in the Colorado School of Public Health. In addition to her academic career, she has extensive experience in higher education leadership and administration.  She has served as Department Chair, Associate Dean, and Associate Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Colorado Denver. Most recently she served as the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at UCCS, and is currently the Chair of the Psychology Department there. She received her PhD in Psychology and Neurobiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed postdoctoral training in Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Coussons-Read has an extensive and award-winning record in teaching, research, and service, with a special emphasis on supporting female and underrepresented faculty in academia and providing opportunities in science and research to underrepresented students. Her research program continues to be funded by the National Institutes of Health and her primary focus is understanding the neural-immune consequences of stress during pregnancy and how these affect infant development. Coussons-Read is also a professional executive coach, focusing on conflict management and organizational communication. She is active in her profession and in the community, serving in leadership roles for the American Psychosomatic Society and the PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society, and on the Board of Smart-Girl, Inc.. She currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors for Goodwill Industries of Southern Colorado and recently retired as a Trustee for the Colorado Springs School.


 

  Robin Hindsman Stacia, PsyD
 
CEO/President
  Sage Consulting Network, Inc.
  Atlanta, GA

 

Dr. Robin Hindsman Stacia, the CEO of Sage Consulting Network, Inc., based in Atlanta, GA and a Board Source Senior Governance Consultant. Robin is an insightful strategist, leadership advisor, governance and performance management consultant. Dr. Stacia’s experience spans 20 years in which she has worked in partnership with nonprofit, philanthropic, faith-based organizations focusing on strengthening boards and organizational performance. Robin specializes in customized consulting, training and coaching, and is a sought-after conference presenter.  Her areas of expertise include board and executive leadership, governance education, diversity, equity & inclusion, cohort and collaborative capacity building, succession planning and board governance assessments and transformations.

Dr. Stacia brings fresh perspectives to persistent concerns of performance, systems, accountability, engagement, trust and teamwork. Notably, she served as the Director of Consulting and Training for Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, where she managed consulting and training services for over 1300-member nonprofits. Since 2006, Dr. Stacia has served as a Senior Governance Consultant with BoardSource, Inc., and she is also a Licensed Consultant for the Standards for Excellence® an Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector.

Dr. Stacia’s work has improved the performance, sustainability and mission focused impact of organizations such as the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the Spartanburg County Foundation, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the United Way of Greater Atlanta and many more. Robin has considerable experiences as a keynote speaker and conference presenter, and for the last two years has presented at the Southeastern Council on Foundations’ Annual Meeting, Association of Governance Insurance Risk Pools Governance (AGRiP) Conference. Currently, Dr. Stacia is the Inclusivity Resident Consultant for AGRiP.

Dr. Stacia seamlessly leverages her 25-year career as a clinical psychologist and healthcare performance executive to achieve positive results in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector.  Dr. Stacia received a Psy.D. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University in Ohio. Dr. Stacia currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Mission.


 

   Elizabeth Thompson, PhD
   Assistant Vice President, Director Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress at Kennedy Krieger Institute
   Baltimore, MD

 

Dr. Elizabeth Thompson is a mental health executive with an established track record of optimizing service delivery to traumatized children and families through organizational leadership, workforce development, policy & program development, grants management, regulatory compliance and building community relationships. In her current position, which she has held since 2006, she serves as Assistant Vice President, Director of the Department of Family and Community Interventions at Kennedy Krieger Institute, an outpatient department of an internationally recognized pediatric hospital located in Baltimore, Maryland. The Department consists of three programs--Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress, Therapeutic Foster Care, and Early Head Start, and provides treatment and early intervention services to children and families with exposure to abuse, violence and major loss.  Since 2003, Dr. Thompson has been active in the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, and is recognized for her contributions to several national workgroups and “expert panels”, advancing key initiatives in the child traumatic stress field. 

Recent professional presentations have included topics on child traumatic stress, organizational implementation of evidence based treatment, family informed trauma treatment, resilience, and cultural relevance in clinical service delivery.   

Dr. Thompson is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Psychological Association, the Society of Psychologists in Management and the International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies.  She serves on the Board of Directors of the NTL Institute of Applied Behavioral Science and the Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition.

Dr. Thompson earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Clinical Psychology in 1987.  She can be reached at [email protected].


 

   Jennifer Wisdom, PhD
  Principle
  Wisdom Consulting
  New York, NY

 

Jennifer Wisdom, PhD MPH, helps curious, motivated, and mission-driven professionals to achieve their highest potential by identifying personal and organizational goals and then providing them with the roadmap and guidance to get there. Jennifer is a former academician who is now is an author, consultant and speaker. Her book, Millennials’ Guide to Work, has been highly praised. She has worked with complex health care, government, and educational environments for 25 years, including the serving in the U.S. military, working with non-profit service delivery programs, and as faculty in higher education. She has a PhD in Clinical Psychology (2001) from The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and a Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2003) from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. She is an intrepid adventurer based in New York City and Portland, Oregon. She can be reached at www.leadwithwisdom.com.



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