Seeking new committee members!
NCSPP enthusiastically welcomes new committee members for our various organizing committees. We are currently focused on seeking new committee members for our Program Committee, as well as a Treasurer and Director of Continuing Education. To find out more about our Committee and/or Board of Directors positions, please contact us here.
Within our organization, board and committee members play an essential role in steering NCSPP’s culture, policies and mission toward broadening inclusion, representation, diversity, equity, and access. We are intent on creating change within our organization and positively impacting the field of analytically-informed theory and practice. As such, we invite any new members to strongly consider their commitment to our shared social justice mission in addition to fulfilling the duties specific to each role. We also have fun, keep things playful, and remain invested in building out a welcoming and safe personal and professional home.
You are invited to sit in and observe any Board of Directors or Committee meetings if you are considering joining this community, and questions about specific efforts and goals are very welcome. Please see below for a description of our open Executive Committee and Board of Directors roles.
Open Executive Committee Officer Positions
Treasurer: The Treasurer provides oversight of the Administrator in handling all financial matters. The Administrator conducts the daily financial operations of NCSPP while the Treasurer supervises the Administrator's work. The Treasurer assists Committee Chairs in creating an annual budget and tracks the monthly revenue and expenses of the organization. The Treasurer consults with a financial advisor to attend to NCSPP's financial reserves. The Treasurer is responsible for staying abreast of NCSPP's fiscal performance to advise the Board about the financial implications of various proposals. The Treasurer communicates the organization's financial health in a yearly report in fort da. Additionally, the Treasurer is a member of NCSPP's Executive Committee, a leadership role that identifies and prioritizes the mission and direction of the organization. For more information on this position, please reach out to the current Treasurer, Tanisha Stewart, PsyD.
Director of Continuing Education (CE)|Division 39 Representative: This position comprises two roles given the relatively temporal nature of each specific role, and the relative overlap in the required knowledge base and “synergy” between the two. In addition to the specific duties of this dual role position, the Director of CEs and Division 39 Rep is also an active and voting member of the Executive Committee. In addition to participating in monthly Board meetings, this role also meets monthly as a contributor and thinker within the Executive Committee process, providing input regarding NCSPP’s continued policy decisions and overall trajectory. Specific to this role, the Director of Continuing Education’s main responsibilities are to ensure that NCSPP understands and complies with the CE requirements set forth by the various external organizations that govern CE (e.g. Division 39 of APA, and CAMFT). The Director of CE is responsible for overseeing program and event development from beginning to end to ensure that NCSPP is meeting all CE requirements. Meanwhile, as NCSPP’s Division 39 Representative, this role serves as the liaison between the National chapter Division 39, Psychoanalysis, of the APA. The Division 39 rep attends the division 39 conference every year representing our local chapter. They are meant to connect with other representatives from around the country, share ideas, and network. For more information about the requirements and duties of this position, please reach out to us.
Open Board of Directors Positions
Chair, Membership & Community Events Committee The Membership and Community Events Committee is responsible for creating the membership directory, providing orientation for new members, encouraging renewal in expiring members, and developing projects that will strengthen and broaden our membership base. In addition, this committee works to create gatherings throughout the year where NCSPP members can meet and get to know one another. From social and networking events to the Annual Holiday Party, the focus is on engendering relationships and helping our membership to stay connected.