Board of Directors

 

Tina - President

  President
  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. 

   

   Jennifer Wisdom, PhD
  Principle
  Wisdom Consulting
  New York, NY

 

Jennifer Wisdom, PhD MPH ABPP, is a former academician who is now an author, consultant and speaker. She has been a member of the Society for Psychologists in Management since 2012. Dr. Wisdom has served on the board of SPIM and the Foundation for Advancement of Psychologists in Management, and she was editor/co-editor of The Psychologist Manager Journal from 2017-2020. Dr. Wisdom has worked with complex health care, government, and educational environments for 25 years. Her experience includes serving in the U.S. military, working with non-profit service delivery programs, and as higher education faculty and administrator. She has a PhD in Clinical Psychology (2001) from The George Washington University and a Master’s of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2003) from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. She is ABPP board certified as a business and organizational psychologist. She is an intrepid adventurer based in New York City and Portland, Oregon. 

 

 

  Past-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.


 

  Secretary
  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.


  Treasurer
  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.


 

  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.


  Elizabeth Thompson, PhD
  Assistant Vice President, Director Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress
  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].


  Olin Bittner
  Owner
  Olin J. Bittner Psychology & Consulting
  Spokane, WA 99201

 

Graduating from Antioch University Seattle in 2015 with a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Olin’s professional development efforts have focused on the domain of organizational consulting and performance and leadership coaching. He is an active member across several organizations, including SPIM and the American Psychological Association. Currently, Olin works in independent practice as a clinical psychologist and coach/consultant, also serving as clinical supervisor to students in Gonzaga University's counseling program.

In his role as leadership consultant, Olin has worked with leaders at all levels across a variety of organizations, from higher education and non-profit, to finance, insurance, healthcare and other for-profit industries. His focus is on helping clients connect with the most gratifying aspects of their specialty or chosen pursuit, while developing their capacity for managing self, others and their organizations. As a performance coach, Olin works with leaders and others – namely athletes and creative talent - to help them optimize their outcomes and overall qualitative experience.

As a member of its Board of Directors, Olin seeks to bring an early career perspective to SPIM, while working towards its objective of creating extraordinary organizations. He is inspired by SPIM’s authentic dedication to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, and motivated to continue and expand upon this work in his role on the Board. 


  Sharon Bowman
  Professor and Department Chair
  Ball State University
  Muncie, IN

 

Sharon L. Bowman, Ph.D., HSPP, ABPP, LMHC is Professor and Chair in the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology & Counseling at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She has been department chair for 25 years and counting. She also has a counseling private practice in the community. Her doctoral degree is from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, and completed internship at the University of Delaware’s counseling center. She is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association through Divisions 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) and 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race). She was the 2014 President of Division 17, Society of Counseling Psychology. Dr. Bowman was a member of the Indiana State Psychology Board (licensure board) for 20 years. She is a Past President of the American Board of Counseling Psychology, and also the counseling representative to the ABPP Board of Trustees. She also is a member of the APA Commission on Recognition of Specialties and Subspecialties in Professional Psychology (CRSSPP). She is also a longtime disaster mental health volunteer and instructor for the American Red Cross, working in local, regional, and national capacities. Dr. Bowman’s research and clinical interests are in supervision, mentoring and training domestic and international students, disaster psychology, and broadly-defined issues of diversity. 


  Bradley Brummel
  Associate Professor
  The University of Tulsa
  Tulsa, OK

 

Dr. Bradley Brummel is an Associate Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at The University of Tulsa. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Brad is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Society for Psychologists in Management (SPIM). He is a former Associate Editor of Journal of Managerial Psychology and serves on the editorial boards of Personnel Assessment and Decisions and Journal of Research in Personality. Brad conducts research on organizational training and development focusing on coaching and simulation-based delivery methods for professional development, ethics, and cyber security content areas. He also conducts research on employee engagement, mindfulness, and personality development through work experiences. This work has been published in a variety of journals including Journal of Management, Journal of Business and Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Human Relations. Brad works with clients as an executive coach and on other projects around employee engagement and organizational culture through his company, Convalo LLC. Brad has served as the President and Vice President of the Faculty Senate. He also directed the Faculty Leadership Development Program from 2017-2020.


  Linda M. Fleming
  Chief of Staff and Interim VP of Academic and Student Affairs
  Northern Pennsylvania Regional College
  Erie, PA

 

Dr. Linda M. Fleming is Vice-President of Academic and Student Affairs at the Northern Pennsylvania Regional College in Warren, PA and a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania. Dr. Fleming earned a BFA in music from California Institute of the Arts, a M.A. in counseling psychology from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She also completed the postgraduate training program and clinical consultation course at the Western Pennsylvania Family Center, Pittsburgh, which provided her with a foundation in Natural Systems Theory. She has 20 years of experience in higher education as a faculty member, program director, department chair, dean, and interim provost and VPAA.  Her professional affiliations include the Society for Psychologists in Management, American Psychological Association, and the Western Pennsylvania Family Center. 


 

  Rose Sokol-Chang
  Publisher, APA Journals and Books
  American Psychological Association
  Washington, DC

 

 

Rose Sokol-Chang, PhD is the Journal and Book Publisher at the American Psychological Association. As the head of these programs, Rose leads a team of over 60 people with the shared vision of setting publishing standards in psychology and ensuring equity, diversity, and inclusion in the publishing process. As Publisher, Rose is responsible for the association’s journals, APA Style, academic, professional, and trade books, and psychotherapy videos. Dr. Sokol-Chang obtained her PhD in social psychology from Clark University and is a founding member of the Feminist Evolutionary Perspectives Society (FEPS) and Past-President of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society (NEEPS).



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