Standing Committees

Communications Committee
The goal is to utilize the SPIM communication vehicles, such as the website, Listserv, LinkedIn groups, journal, emailed correspondence, etc., to create effective information-sharing and opportunities for interaction regarding SPIM and related interests.

Beth Mitchell Co-Chair
Tom Muha Co-Chair & Board Liaison

Continuing Education Committee 
The goal is to ensure that SPIM meets the Standards published by the American Psychological Association, Office of Continuing Education in order to qualify as an approved Sponsor of Continuing Education and to review and approve any presentations or programs to be offered by SPIM for which the participants are going to receive CE credit. 

Elizabeth Thompson Chair
J Rick Day Board Liaison

Development Committee
The Development Committee, in coordination with the Foundation for Advancement of Psychology in Management (FAPIM), will (1) develop and review fund-raising plans to increase the viability of the organization and enable it to achieve its mission; (2) engage SPIM members to contribute to SPIM through the FAPIM; and, (3) secure sponsorships of the annual meeting and other SPIM educational activities.

Spyros Catechis Chair & Board Liaison

Finance Committee
The Treasurer is the chair of the Finance Committee and is responsible for developing and reviewing fiscal procedures, and the annual budget with staff and other Board Members. The Board must approve the budget and all expenditures must be within budget. Any major change in the budget must be approved by the Board or the Executive Committee. The fiscal year shall be the calendar year. Annual reports are required to be submitted to the board showing income, expenditures, and pending income. The budget year for planning purposes runs from July 1 to June 30 of the following year. The financial records of the organization are public information and shall be made available to the membership, Board Members, and the public.

Al Hollenbeck Chair & Board Liaison

Membership Committee
The primary goal is to determine if applicants meet requirements of membership, based on the various SPIM classes of membership as outlined in the SPIM bylaws. This committee also conducts a lapsed member drive and will respond to any questions from potential members.

Sarah Early Chair
Jill Draime Board Liaison

Nominations/DPIM
The goal of this committee is to identify qualified candidates for Board positions as well as candidates for the DPIM award. The committee must ensure that proper vetting and voting procedures are used.

Jill Draime Chair & Board Liaison

Program Committee
The primary responsibility is to plan the annual SPIM meeting typically held in February, including institutes and workshops. Planning includes working with the Sponsorship and Development Committees to ensure that costs of the meeting are covered, as well as with the Continuing Education Committee to ensure that as many sessions as possible are accepted by APA for Continuing Education (CE) credit.

Martha Zlokovich Chair
Tamara Lyn Co-Chair

Recruitment, Retention, and Engagement Committee
The primary responsibility is to lead recruitment efforts, explore options to better retain our current members, and actively engage new and current members, in conjunction with the Board of Directors approval and the SPIM strategic plan. 

Jodi Litfin Board Liaison