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October 3, 2018

Question:  Should APA Graduate Student members be given the privilege to vote on all association matters within APA after one year of membership?  

Sandy's Response:

Graduate students have important voice to contribute to APA.  I value their contributions and s...

August 29, 2018

Question 1: What are your goals, as APA President, for APA’s international engagement and for infusing an international perspective into APA’s own vision, activities, and initiatives?

In its 2009 vision statement, APA aspired to be “a principal leader and global partner...

August 29, 2018

Question 1.  In what ways have you promoted the wellbeing of People of Color and Indigenous peoples in psychology and/or within society more broadly?

In my early years, I grew up in post-war transitional housing and a low income, urban housing project, both interracial...

August 29, 2018

Question 1: What is your evidence of a record of commitment to advance lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues in education and training, in research, in practice, and/or public interest?

I have a longstanding record of commitment to advance lesbian, gay, bisexual...

August 22, 2018

Question 1: Describe your activities on the local/SPTA/national/APA level which have strengthened or benefited SPTAs.

a.    I have spent most of my career involved with SPTAs.  In Ohio, in the early 90’s, I was centrally involved in the transition from a one-person ED o...

June 10, 2018

Sandy’s Response: 

Addressing global challenges such as health, poverty and geopolitical violence requires globally aware partners working side-by-side.  US psychology must broaden its global perspective.  We could

  • Define global partnership as central in APA’s s...

January 31, 2018

APA is at an inflection point—a critical moment of transformation. We need to listen and learn from each other so we can build a real community of psychologists, supported by the strength of our diversity, far beyond our current fragmentation. Our society needs the res...

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