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SFPA Mission


Creating a community for psychologists and opportunities for professional growth. SFPA has created an engaging and supportive community for all psychologists who work or live in San Francisco. SFPA members exchange knowledge and ideas, obtain consultation on ethical and business issues, and learn about professional and educational opportunities. SFPA provides networking and referral opportunities through our meetings, CE courses, events, and our SFPA Psychologist Locator Service. In all of our activities we have a committed and continued interest in supporting diversity in our membership, leadership, and educational offerings. 

Giving back to our broader community. SFPA is committed to contributing to the citizens of San Francisco. Our members offer their knowledge and services through a variety of our public service programs including our speakers bureau, public education and outreach, student mentorship program, and pro-bono mental health services during disasters. 

Advocating for quality mental healthcare for all. SFPA members work with the California Psychological Association and the California State Legislature to promote mental health and substance use programs and quality mental healthcare for all individuals. We also work to ensure that psychologists can provide that quality, culturally sensitive care within their full scope of practice.

Cultivating the future generation of psychologists. SFPA is dedicated to supporting the individuals who form the future of our profession: the psychology graduate students and early career psychologists. Members can join our student mentorship program, and students can join our vibrant sister organization, the San Francisco Psychological Association of Graduate Students (SFPAGS).


SFPA BYLAWS
2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS & COMMITTEE CHAIRS
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
(Voting Roles)


President
Khashayar Farhadi Langroudi, Ph.D


President-Elect
Akiko Kaji, Ph.D.
 
Past President
Robert Buonfiglio , Ph.D.

Secretary
J. Allison He, Ph.D.

Treasurer
Anja Schmitz, Ph.D

OTHER VOTING ROLES

Members-at-Large
Allison Danzig, Ph.D.
Bruce F. Pither, Ph.D.

CHAIRS OF STANDING COMMITTEES
(Voting Roles)


Governmental Affairs Committee-LAN Coordinator
Akiko Kaji, Ph.D.

CE Chair
Saara Muscat, Psy.D.

Ethics Chair
Charles Filanosky, Ph.D.

Disaster Response Chair
Loren Krane, Ph.D.

Membership Chair
OPEN email if interested 

LAN/CPA Representative
Akiko Kaji, Ph.D.
SFPAGS Chair
Darin Witkovic, M.S.
NON VOTING ROLES

Early Career in Psychology Co-Chairs

Katy Lonergan, Ph.D.

 

Alternate CPA Representative

open position

CARE Chair
Bruce Pither, Ph.D.

Diversity Chair
Melanie Chinchilla, Ph.D.


Newsletter Editor
J. Allison He, Ph.D.


Social Chair
Kira L. Hoffman, Psy.D.  

Child Custody Best Practices
open position

Communications Officer

Kira Hoffman, Psy.D.

 


STUDENT ASSOCIATION NON-VOTING ROLES

   SFPAGS Chair-Elect
   Darin Witkovic, M.A.

   SFPAGS Past Chair

   Joy Riach, M.A.

   TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE
   Administrator
   Annette Taylor 408-757-7720