Board of Directors

  Jennifer Wisdom, PhD

  Wisdom Consulting
  New York, NY


Jennifer Wisdom, PhD MPH ABPP, is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, consultant, and researcher based in New York and Oregon. She previously was faculty at Columbia University and George Washington University; she is currently faculty at the Oregon Health and Science University-Portland State University School of Public Health.  She is also author, editor, and publisher of the Millennials’ Guides series, including Millennials’ Guide to Work (2019); Millennials’ Guide to Management and Leadership (2020); Millennials’ Guide to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (2021) with Dr. Lisa D. Jenkins; and Millennials’ Guide to Workplace Politics (2021) with Dr. Mira Brancu. Dr. Wisdom has worked with complex healthcare, government, and educational environments for 25 years, including serving in the U.S. military as a noncommissioned officer and consulting with research institutions globally. Dr. Wisdom’s research focuses on developing leaders, improving health care systems, and implementing evidence-based practices. She can be reached at


  Vice President
  Jennifer Patterson, PhD

  National Director of Integrated Services
  VHA Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
  Lake Tahoe, CA

Dr. Patterson is committed to values-driven leadership, investing in people and cutting-edge innovation, and translating strategic vision into measurable organizational transformation. She serves as National Director of Integrated Services within the VHA Office of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention and provides programmatic oversight for integrated mental health care in primary care and other settings throughout the healthcare system. Previously, she served as Senior Whole Health Consultant with the VHA Office of Patient Centered Care and Cultural Transformation and was responsible for the development and deployment of national strategies and partnerships that facilitated system-wide field implementation of Whole Health in clinical practice.  Dr. Patterson is a licensed Clinical Psychologist with specialized training and experience in health psychology and is board certified in Organizational and Business Consulting Psychology via the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is based in northern California, where she enjoys adventuring with her husband and their 2 dogs. View Dr. Patterson's full profile on LinkedIn

Tina - President

  Christina Frederick, PhD
  Department of Human Factors and Behavioral Neurobiology
  Daytona Beach, FL

Dr. Frederick is currently a Professor in the Human Factors Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida, where she is also Speaker of Faculty Senate.  Dr. Frederick received her Ph.D. in 1991 from the University of Rochester, majoring in Psychological Development.  Dr. Frederick served as a University administrator from 2004-2012, at Vice President and Senior Executive levels.  Her current research and writing interests focus on several areas: including the effects of technology on personality, human motivation and leadership. In addition, she has written about women in leadership, leadership transitions, leadership quality and job satisfaction. She is a graduate of advanced leadership training programs at Harvard University and Stanford University. Dr. Frederick is active in a number of professional associations, is the President of the Society of Psychologists in Leadership and is a faculty volunteer for Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. View Dr. Frederick's full profile on LinkedIn



  Tamara Lyn
, PhD

  Federal Correctional Institution, Low
  Butner, NC


Dr. Tamara Lyn offers a unique combination of experience as a clinical psychologist, Warden, and specialist in organizational health and leadership development. She fosters growth for professionals in high impact, high stakes industries, taking a strengths-based approach. As a Warden during a global pandemic, she honed deep insights into crisis management, emphasized responsivity to government regulators, fostered psychological safety, and modeled resilience and learning agility. Dr. Lyn graduated with honors from Harvard-Radcliffe and earned a Masters and a PhD in psychology from The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the Past President of SPL. View Dr. Lyn's full profile on LinkedIn

  Robin Hindsman Stacia , PsyD
  Sage Consulting Network, Inc.
  Atlanta, GA


Dr. Robin Hindsman Stacia, the CEO of Sage Consulting Network, Inc., based in Atlanta, GA and a Board Source Senior Governance Consultant. Robin is an insightful strategist, leadership advisor, governance and performance management consultant. Dr. Stacia’s experience spans 20 years in which she has worked in partnership with nonprofit, philanthropic, faith-based organizations focusing on strengthening boards and organizational performance. Robin specializes in customized consulting, training and coaching, and is a sought-after conference presenter.  Her areas of expertise include board and executive leadership, governance education, diversity, equity & inclusion, cohort and collaborative capacity building, succession planning and board governance assessments and transformations.

Dr. Stacia brings fresh perspectives to persistent concerns of performance, systems, accountability, engagement, trust and teamwork. Notably, she served as the Director of Consulting and Training for Maryland Association of Nonprofit Organizations, where she managed consulting and training services for over 1300-member nonprofits. Since 2006, Dr. Stacia has served as a Senior Governance Consultant with BoardSource, Inc., and she is also a Licensed Consultant for the Standards for Excellence® an Ethics and Accountability Code for the Nonprofit Sector.

Dr. Stacia’s work has improved the performance, sustainability and mission focused impact of organizations such as the Foundation for California Community Colleges, the Spartanburg County Foundation, the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, the United Way of Greater Atlanta and many more. Robin has considerable experiences as a keynote speaker and conference presenter, and for the last two years has presented at the Southeastern Council on Foundations’ Annual Meeting, Association of Governance Insurance Risk Pools Governance (AGRiP) Conference. Currently, Dr. Stacia is the Inclusivity Resident Consultant for AGRiP.

Dr. Stacia seamlessly leverages her 25-year career as a clinical psychologist and healthcare performance executive to achieve positive results in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector.  Dr. Stacia received a Psy.D. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Wright State University in Ohio. Dr. Stacia currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Mission.

  Mary Coussons-Read, PhD
  Chair, Department of Psychology
  Professor of Psychology
  The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs


Mary Coussons-Read, Ph.D. is a Professor Psychology at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS), the Chair of the University of Colorado System Faculty Council, and the Treasurer for the Society of Psychologists in Leadership and the Foundation for the Advancement of Psychologists in Management. She is has extensive experience in higher education both as a faculty and administrative leader, having served in the roles of Provost, Department Chair, Associate Dean, Associate Vice Chancellor, and Faculty Assembly President. Coussons-Read received her PhD in Psychology and Neurobiology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed postdoctoral training in Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Coussons-Read is an award-winning teacher and researcher with a special emphasis on supporting female and underrepresented faculty in academia and providing research opportunities for undergraduates. View Dr. Coussons-Read full profile on LinkedIn


  Roxanne DuVivier, PhD
  Associate Professor
  Wright State University
  Dayton, OH


Dr. Roxanne DuVivier is a psychologist and Associate Professor of Higher Education Leadership at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio. Dr. DuVivier comes to her post with over 25 years of leadership experience in Higher Education policy, planning and development. She served for 15 years as Senior Vice President of Student and International Affairs at Hocking College in Southern Ohio, an entrepreneurial institution that coupled academic learning with pragmatic, laboratory -based learning experiences. In this capacity, Dr. DuVivier oversaw the institution’s marketing, admissions, financial aid, registration, residence life, advising, counseling and career services offices along with sports, recreation, health services, international affairs and diversity initiatives. Dr. DuVivier also directed the institution’s assessment center that provided organizational development and executive coaching to companies and government entities in Central Ohio.

For 10 years Dr. DuVivier served as adjunct professor in Ohio University’s School of Applied Behavioral Sciences and Educational Leadership and had a private psychology practice. She also led the Academic Advising for Student Success and Retention program for Ruffalo Noel Levitz USA Group, providing consultation to universities across the US on building retention systems to improve college student success.

She is currently on the Editorial Board of the College Student Affairs Journal, serves on the Board of Directors of the Personality Assessment System Foundation and serves on the Board of Directors of the Society of Psychologists in Management.

She is a regular speaker at national and international leadership conferences and contributes annually to peer reviewed journals. Dr. DuVivier has authored two books, and two interactive software products, one of which received the Golden Lamp Award for best technology product in the nation in its class.

  Elizabeth Thompson, PhD
  Assistant Vice President, Director Center for Child and Family Traumatic Stress
  Kennedy Krieger Institute
  Baltimore, MD


Dr. Elizabeth A. Thompson is a mental health executive with a 30-year history of optimizing clinical service delivery to children, families and communities that have experienced trauma, violence and major loss. In her current position, which she has held since 2006, she serves as Vice President of the Department of Family and Community Interventions at Kennedy Krieger Institute, an outpatient department of an internationally recognized pediatric hospital located in Baltimore, Maryland.

Dr. Thompson is recognized for advancing key initiatives in the child/family traumatic stress field. Professional engagements are centered on racial justice, the psychology of leadership, or organization development. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She currently serves on the American Psychological Association Board of Professional Affairs, the Board of Directors of the Society of Psychologists in Leadership, and the Historic East Baltimore Community Action Coalition.


  Olin Bittner
  Olin J. Bittner Psychology & Consulting
  Spokane, WA 99201


Graduating from Antioch University Seattle in 2015 with a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Olin has since developed an interest and aptitude for leadership consulting and performance coaching. He is an active member across several organizations, including SPL and the American Psychological Association. Currently, Olin works in independent practice as a psychologist, coach/consultant, and supervisor.

In his role as leadership consultant, Olin works with non-profit organizations, higher education and for-profit industry, helping clients connect with the most gratifying aspects of their specialty or chosen pursuit, while developing their ability to lead. As a performance coach, Olin works with athletes and creative talent to help them optimize outcomes and experience.
Olin brings an early career perspective to the SPL Board. He is inspired by the organization’s authentic dedication to issues of diversity, equity and inclusion, and its ongoing efforts to preserve the intimacy and collegiality as originally envisioned by its founding members."

  Sharon Bowman
  Professor and Department Chair
  Ball State University
  Muncie, IN


Sharon L. Bowman, Ph.D., HSPP, ABPP, LMHC is Professor and Chair in the Department of Counseling Psychology, Social Psychology & Counseling at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. She also has a private practice in the community. Her doctoral degree is in counseling psychology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale; she completed her internship at the University of Delaware’s counseling center. Dr. Bowman is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association through Divisions 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology) and 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity and Race). She was the 2014 President of Division 17, Society of Counseling Psychology. Dr. Bowman was a member of the Indiana State Psychology Board (licensure board) for 20 years. She is board certified in counseling psychology; she is the Past President of the American Board of Counseling Psychology, and also the counseling representative to the ABPP Board of Trustees.

  Bradley Brummel
  The University of Tulsa
  Tulsa, OK


Dr. Bradley Brummel is an Associate Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at The University of Tulsa. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Brad is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Society for Psychologists in Management (SPL). He is a former Associate Editor of Journal of Managerial Psychology and serves on the editorial boards of Personnel Assessment and Decisions and Journal of Research in Personality. Brad conducts research on organizational training and development focusing on coaching and simulation-based delivery methods for professional development, ethics, and cyber security content areas. He also conducts research on employee engagement, mindfulness, and personality development through work experiences. This work has been published in a variety of journals including Journal of Management, Journal of Business and Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Human Relations. Brad works with clients as an executive coach and on other projects around employee engagement and organizational culture through his company, Convalo LLC. Brad has served as the President and Vice President of the Faculty Senate. He also directed the Faculty Leadership Development Program from 2017-2020. View Dr. Brummel's full profile on LinkedIn

  Linda M. Fleming
  Chief of Staff and Interim VP of Academic and Student Affairs
  Northern Pennsylvania Regional College
  Erie, PA


Dr. Linda M. Fleming is the Associate Vice-President of Quality Assurance and Psychology Internship Training at the Sarah Reed Children’s Center, and a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania. Dr. Fleming earned a BFA in music from California Institute of the Arts, a M.A. in counseling psychology from the University of Connecticut and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. She has more than 20 years of experience in higher education as a faculty member, program director, department chair, dean and academic and student affairs vice-president.  In addition to serving as a board member for the Society for Psychologists in Leadership, her professional affiliations also include the American Psychological Association and the Western Pennsylvania Family Center. View Dr. Fleming's full profile on LinkedIn

  Rose Sokol-Chang
  Publisher, APA Journals and Books
  American Psychological Association
  Washington, DC



Rose Sokol-Chang, PhD, is the Journal, Book, and Video Publisher at the American Psychological Association. Dr. Sokol-Chang obtained her PhD in social psychology from Clark University and has published with Oxford University Press and with the APA. Dr. Sokol-Chang is a founding member of the Feminist Evolutionary Perspectives Society (FEPS), Past-President of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society (NEEPS), and a co-founder and past editor-in-chief of its affiliate Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences. She also served as editor-in-chief of EvoS Journal: The Journal of the Evolutionary Studies Consortium. As the head of the Journals, Books, and Video programs, Rose works with the psychology community to set and maintain publication standards for psychology, and ensure the association’s goal of diversity and inclusion across the field of psychology is reflected in the publications. View Dr. Sokol-Chang's full profile on LinkedIn

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