2013 Board of Directors Election Results

The 2013 Board of Directors ballot was sent to members of the 2012 Council of Representatives on July 1. The election closed July 31. Following are those elected.

Linda Frye Campbell, PhD

Linda Frye Campbell, PhDLinda Campbell, PhD, is a professor at the University of Georgia, serves as director of the training clinic and is vice president of the Georgia Board of Examiners of Psychologists. A fellow of four divisions of APA, Campbell is past president of Div. 29 (Psychotherapy), Div. 31 (State, Provincial and Territorial Psychological Association Affairs) and the Georgia Psychological Association (GPA). She has served as APA Council Representative for both Div. 29 and GPA. Campbell has served as chair of the APA Ethics Committee, chair of the Board of Educational Affairs, and as member on the Policy and Planning Board as well as chair of the Div. 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice) Publications & Communications Board. Campbell is honored to have received the APA President's Distinguished Contributions Award and the APA Education Advocacy Distinguished Service Award, and to have co-authored “The APA Ethics Code Commentary and Case Illustrations.” 

Campbell's professional mission is twofold. Through her university role, she is committed to advocacy for equal access to education for all students and provision of psychological services through the training clinic for all individuals regardless of personal resources. Through her APA role, she is committed to promoting the application of psychology. To this end, she served as co-chair for the Model Curriculum for Prescribing Authority Task Force and the APA Telepsychology Guidelines Task Force, as well as being co-sponsor of the APA Resolution on Psychotherapy Effectiveness. Campbell grew up in Bluefield, W.Va., and graduated in psychology from WVU.

Diana Lee Prescott, PhD

Diana Lee Prescott, PhDDiana Lee Prescott, PhD, grew up on a farm near Tipton, Ind., with her parents, Dallas and Marilyn, and her sister, Kathleen Etchison. She completed her BA in psychology and Spanish at Butler University, and an MA and PhD in psychology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has a major in clinical psychology, minors in developmental and community psychology, and a rural community specialty. Prescott completed a predoctoral internship at the Indiana University School of Medicine. She has been employed at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville, Ind., and The Acadia Hospital in Bangor, Maine. She has also worked contractually for Eastern Maine Medical Center (EMMC) and the University of Evansville.

Prescott created a rural health consulting practice for women and children, Hampden Psychological Consultation, PLLC. She has developed the integrated behavioral health portion of EMMC's pediatric obesity program, Way to Optimal Weight (WOW). Prescott supervises doctoral students as an adjunct professor for the University of Maine-Orono. Prescott serves on the Maine Migrant Health Program and the Maine Primary Care Association boards, and has served on the APA Committee on Rural Health. 

Prescott currently represents the Maine Psychological Association as APA Council representative, Federal Advocacy Coordinator and Rural Health Coordinator. She was the recipient of the APAPO Federal Advocacy Award. She is a member of the APA Committee of State Leaders and divisions 12, 16, 29, 30, 31, 35, 38, 42, 54 and 56. She and David Prescott, PhD, are raising three daughters (Rachel, 19; Meredith, 16; and Eleanor, 12). 

2013 Treasurer Election Results

The 2013 Treasurer ballot was sent to members of the 2012 Council of Representatives on July 1. The election closed July 31. Following is the elected.

Bonnie Markham, PhD, PsyD

Bonnie Markham, PhD, PsyDBonnie Markham, PhD, PsyD, earned her PhD in social psychology from Columbia University. During her early career she taught at Douglass College-Rutgers University; did research on early childhood education at New York University; and program evaluation, research and teaching as a member of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey — Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where she remains on the adjunct faculty. She received a PsyD in clinical psychology from the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology — Rutgers University. Since graduation she has served her school as a clinical supervisor, president of the alumni association and co-chair of the multimillion dollar capital campaign.

For the past 25 years Markham has been in independent practice in Metuchen, N.J. Markham has always been active in professional and community organizations. While serving in many leadership roles, her particular interest is in the financial management of not-for-profit groups. Currently, she chairs APA's Finance Committee and is on the Board of Directors. Past service includes treasurer of the New Jersey Psychological Association and treasurer of APA Div. 42 (Psychologists in Independent Practice) and Div. 31 (State, Territorial and Provincial Psychological Association Affairs). She has also been on the finance committees of several APA divisions and is currently on the Finance Committee of the American Psychological Association Practice Organization (APAPO).