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Nominations for APA Commission on Accreditation

APPIC has been asked to forward nominations for one seat on the APA Commission on Accreditation (CoA). Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for these important seats.

The term for these seats is January 2018 through December 2020. The APPIC Board of Directors will forward the names of three nominees for each seat to the APA Board of Educational Affairs which will make the final selection.

At present, APPIC is represented by Emil Rodolfa, Ph.D. (2018), Eugene D'Angelo, Ph.D., ABPP (2019), Jason Williams, PsyD. (2019), Kurt Freeman, Ph.D. (2017) and MaryJan Murphy, Ph.D. (2018).

Nominations must include a CV and a letter of interest. Please note that self-nominations are encouraged.

Nominees must meet the following criteria to be considered:

  1. The nominee must have a doctoral degree in professional psychology (i.e. clinical, counseling, school).
  2. The nominee has a minimum of five years of experience as a staff member with an APPIC member program that is APA accredited. The nominee has contributed significantly to his/her internship program's APA self-study and site visit process. Special consideration is given to training and department chairs.
  3. The nominee has experience as an APA site visitor.

Qualities such as leadership, ethical responsibility, conscientiousness, fairness, and working well in groups are strongly considered.

For the APPIC seat, preference will be given to current and past APPIC Board members, APPIC committee chairs, and psychologists who have been in other service positions within APPIC. With regard to the APPIC Other Training Communities seats (one internship and one postdoctoral), preference will be given to current and past ACCTA, APPCN, VA Psychology Training, APAHC, and APPIC Board members who meet the above criteria.

More information is available at:

For questions, please contact:
Allison Ponce, Ph.D., Chair, APPIC CoA Nominations Committee

APPIC Board of Directors

First Name/First Name

Internship or Postdoc Program

Contact Number for Nominee

Name of Nominator if not self

Email of Nominator if not Self