Join the NYABPsi Board of Directors!

The time has come for us to elect new leadership, and we are now inviting nominations for our Board of Directors! Our Board plays a critical role in carrying out our mission, and we’re looking forward to welcoming new members! To achieve this, we invite you to nominate yourself, a colleague, or a student! We’re now accepting nominations for President, President-Elect, Corresponding Secretary, Recording Secretary, and Members-At-Large. Each officer will serve a one-year term, September 2021 – August 31, 2022).
Past presidents of the New York Association of Black Psychologists share their experiences as leaders of the organization.
How Do I Submit A Nomination?  
We’ve made our nominations process even easier! Current NYABPsi members may nominate themselves, a student, or a colleague who is willing to serve by answering a few quick questions in this online form.

If you are interested in serving on the Board but are not currently an NYABPsi and member, you may join online to become eligible. If you have any difficulty with, or questions about joining us before the nomination deadline, please e-mail us to discuss options. We thank you for your consideration!   
What Are the Benefits?   
Build your credentials or enhance your career by establishing a reputation as a community leader, organizational leader, or contributor to the field of psychology.  

Access professional support and a growing network of professionals and students in NY state and beyond.

Connect with an outlet for serving our community through programs, training, and advocacy.

Take advantage of opportunities to develop leadership skills that are an asset in any setting.

For our undergraduate and graduate student members, mentoring (jegnaship) is available!

Who is Eligible? 
Board nominations are open to any NYABPsi member (professional or student), in good standing with our chapter and our National organization, The Association of Black Psychologists (paid dues for 2021 membership year) at the time of nomination. Board members must be willing to attend board meetings (held at the end of every month on Sunday afternoons), and participate in at least one committee (at this time, we’re totally virtual). Learn more about NYABPsi Board Member Roles and Responsibilities and Committees, and meet our current Board members here!

Founded in 1968, the New York Association of Black Psychologists (NYABPsi) is committed to mental health and wellness of Black individuals and communities, and personal and professional support of Black Psychologists. NYABPsi fulfills its mission by supporting the unique needs of Black psychologists and students, engaging our communities, involvement in social action, and promoting culturally-grounded methods of healing.

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