Press Release

Dr. Gary Howell elected to Committee of State Leaders

Dr. Gary Howell, associate professor and director of practicum training at the Florida School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, was elected to the Committee of State Leaders (CSL) as the 2018 Diversity Liaison-Elect. In 2019, he will serve as the Diversity Liaison to CSL.

The American Psychological Association’s Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) established the Committee of State Leaders (CSL) to serve as an advisory group to provide feedback about State, Provincial, and Territorial Associations’ (SPTA) concerns and needs, to respond to special projects at the request of CAPP, to provide advisory input about the Practice Leadership Conference (PLC), and to assist SPTA leaders to become more involved in APA governance. CSL members are selected by Practice Leadership Conference participants.

The Committee of State Leaders is composed of 19 members (nine elected and ten appointed): Chair, Chair-Elect, Past Chair, 4 At-Large Members, 2 Federal Advocacy Coordinators, 2 CESPPA Representatives, a Division 31 Representative, an APAGS Representative, a CPA Representative, the Diversity Delegate Liaison, DPA Representative, an ECP Representative, a Liaison from CAPP and a Liaison from the Board of Professional Affairs. All members volunteer to serve on the Committee of State Leaders and make themselves available for committee business during the course of the year.