governance

Board of Directors

The IPS relies on its Board of Directors to set policy that guides the organization.
IPS's  Board represents all aspects of psychology with representatives from across the country.
We are pleased to introduce you to IPS's current Board of Directors.

Morgan Thomas, PsyD, MPH, MSCP

PRESIDENT/CHAIR & REGISTRANT SINCE 2007

 

Term: 2017–2020

Dr. Thomas received his PsyD in clinical health psychology from Spalding University in 2005. He was appointed Chief Resident at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine for his internship year. He then completed two postdoctoral fellowships at the Medical College of Georgia in medical psychology and behavioral medicine and also earned a Master of Public Health degree. He completed graduate training in Forensics at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and earned a Postdoctoral Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. He is a licensed psychologist in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Ohio and has been in private practice for over a decade, specializing in medical and forensic psychology assessment and expert witness testimony in his multi-state multi-disciplinary private practice. He is the Director of the Integrative Behavioral Health Scholars Program for Spalding University’s doctoral program in clinical psychology, whise He trains and supervises doctoral psychology students working in primary care settings. Additionally, He is a course developer and professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in their Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology program, equipping psychologists in Illinois with the ability to prescribe psychotropic medications. He is also faculty in a Criminal Justice graduate program and has taught in graduate Public Health programs. Dr. Helton is currently President of the Kentucky Psychological Association, holds an appointment on a committee for the APA Div 41 American Psychology-Law Society, and is the Director of Continuing Education for APA Div 55 American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacothisapy.
 

Presidential Officers

President Dr. Samuel Mikail Toronto, ON term ending in June 2020
President-Elect Dr. Ian Nicholson London, ON term ending in June 2021
Past President Dr. Patrick Baillie Calgary, AB term ending in June 2019
Honorary President Sister Donna J. Markham OP, PhD, ABPP President & CEO
Catholic Charities USA
Alexandria, VA
term ending in June 2019

Directors

Director Representing Science Jean Saint-Aubin Moncton, NB term ending in June 2019
Director Representing Practice Dr. Kimberly Corace Ottawa, ON term ending in June 2019
Director Representing Education Dr. Fern Stockdale-Winder Saskatoon, SK term ending in June 2019
Director Representing Council of Sections Ms. Carmen Bellows Edmonton, AB term ending in June 2020
Director-at-Large Dr. David Bourgeois Halifax, NS term ending in June 2019
Director-at-Large Ms. Milena Meneghetti Calgary, AB term ending in June 2019
Student Section Representative Ms. Chelsea Moran Montreal, QC term ending in June 2020
CCDP Representative Dr. Valerie Thompson Saskatoon, SK term ending in June 2019
CCPPP Representative Dr. Kerri Ritchie Ottawa, ON term ending in June 2020
CSBBCS Representative Dr. Jo-Anne LeFevre Ottawa, ON term ending in June 2020
CPAP Representative Dr. Judi Malone St. Paul, AB term ending in June 2021

IPS Executive Officers

Chief Executive Officer Morgan T. Thomas Washington, ON governance@ipsworld.org
Deputy Chief Executive Officer Dr. Lisa Votta-Becker Hongkong, ON governance@ipsworld.org

Should you need to contact any of the IPS's Board of Directors, please contact the IPS at governance@ipsworld.org.

Become a Board Member

IPS as an association is its members and the wealth of expertise, skill and knowledge they possess and share. Consider lending your time and expertise to a IPS activity; run for election to the Board of Directors, join the executive of a IPS Section, or volunteer to sit on a Board task force or Committee. This work brings tremendous opportunity to make a contribution to organized psychology  and to the impact the science and practice of psychology has on public policy.  For more information on the wealth of opportunities within IPS, contact the executive office at governance@ipsworld.org.