Council of National Psychology Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests

The Council of National Psychology Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests is comprised of leaders of national psychology organizations whom meet to address issues of importance to ethnic minorities and to the advancement of ethnic minority interests.

Mission & Goals

The presidents of the member associations along with the APA president (or his/her designee) constitute the Council of National Psychological Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests (CNPAAEMI). The goals of the council are to:

  • Promote the professional/career development of ethnic/racial minority psychologists.

  • Advance multicultural competence of psychologists.

  • Promote culturally competent service delivery models of psychological care.

  • Increase the recruitment and retention of ethnic/racial minorities in the profession of psychology.

  • Liaison and collaborate with other appropriate organizations interested in ethnic/racial minority issues and/or projects.

  • Promote research and understanding using alternative cultural paradigms.

Contact the Council

750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-6029
Fax: (202) 336-6040

Staff Liaisons

Members

Associations
Council Members
  • Sumie Okazaki, PhD
    President, AAPA │ New York University
  • Taasogle Daryl Rowe, PhD
    President, ABPsi │ Pepperdine University
  • Linda James Myers, PhD
    Designated ABPsi Representative to CNPAAEMI │ The Ohio State University
  • Andrés J. Consoli, PhD
    President, NLPA │ University of California Santa Barbara
  • Lynda D. Field, PhD
    Designated NLPA Representative to CNPAAEMI │ University of Suffolk
  • Carolyn Morris, PhD
    President, SIP │ OptumHealth New Mexico
  • William E. Cross Jr., PhD
    President, APA Div. 45 │ University of Denver
  • Norman B. Anderson, PhD
    Chief Executive Officer │ American Psychological Association
  • Nadine Kaslow, PhD
    President │ American Psychological Association