The Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health Committees

Communications Committee

This committee is responsible for the publication of the Foundation's newsletter, The Group Assets which is an insert within The Group Circle, AGPA's newsletter. Additionally, this committee overseas the content and written communication of the Group Foundation website and is responsible for identifying the appropriate venue for the reporting of research funded by the Group Foundation.

Chair:

Connie Concannon, LCSW, CGP, DFAGPA
1844 San Miguel Drive
Suite 311
Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4963
Office: (925) 944-1800
Fax: (925) 944-0684
Email: connie.concannon@gmail.com

 

Development Committee

The Development Committee is responsible for raising the annual General Fund income of the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health, as well as its endowment funds. The Committee also seeks out opportunities for distinguished gifts from AGPA members and outside corporations and foundations, which will benefit the endowment of the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health.

Chair:

Darryl L. Pure, PhD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA
30 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 525
Chicago, IL 60601
Office: (847) 498-6969
Fax: (847) 410-7236
Email: Drpure@drdarrylpure.com

 

Education Committee

The Education Committee supports professional development through continuing education, training, and collegial interaction. The Education Committee coordinates the Group Foundation-sponsored activities at the AGPA Annual Meeting, including early morning educational sessions, the Fellow’s Breakfast speaker, the S.R. Slavson Memorial Lecture, the Louis Ormont Lecture and the Mitchell Hochberg Memorial Public Education presentation.

Chair:

Christine G.M. Fitzstevens, LCSW-R, CGP, FAGPA
1577 South Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
Office: (585) 442-1616
Fax: (585) 442-5032
Email: cgmfit@gmail.com

 

Vice Chair:

Maryetta K. Andrews-Sachs, MA, LICSW, CGP, FAGPA
4920 45th St NW
Washington, DC 20016-4041
Office: (202) 244-4087
Fax: (202) 966-6425
Email: MAndrewsSachs@gmail.com

 

Executive Committee

The Executive Committee consists of the Officers of the Foundation and the chairpersons of the various committees. The Executive Committee is charged with planning for the advancement of the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health’s activities and welfare. It reviews and evaluates the affairs of the Foundation; guides, oversees, and coordinates all Foundation Committees; recommends an annual budget to the Board of Directors; and exercises the powers of the Board of Directors in the intervals between its meetings.

Chair:

Darryl L. Pure, PhD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA
30 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 525
Chicago, IL 60601
Office: (847) 498-6969
Fax: (847) 410-7236
Email: Drpure@drdarrylpure.com

 

Scholarship and Awards Committee

The Scholarship and Awards Committee oversees the selection process of qualified candidates who receive funding and recognition from the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health.  In addition to the Scholarships and the Endowed Awards, their tasks include calling for applications and identifying qualified candidates for the Honor Your Mentor Award, the Social Responsibility Award, and the Humanitarian Award.

Chair:

Mary W. Nicholas, PhD, LCSW, CGP, FAGPA
441 Orange Street
New Haven, CT 06511-6217
Office: (203) 776-4495
Fax: (203) 776-0217
E-mail: marynicholas09@gmail.com

Vice-Chairs:

Sally B. Henry, LCSW, CGP
12 West 96 Street
Apt. 1D
New York, NY 10025-6509
Office: (212) 316-5615
Fax: (212) 316-0819
Email: sbhenry12w1@gmail.com

Rhea Pledger
, MA, LPC, CGP
3724 Jefferson St.
Ste. 206
Austin, TX 78731
Office: (512) 471-3515
Email: rbpledger@gmail.com

 

Search Committee

The Search Committee is charged with recommending persons with diverse skills and expertise to participate on the Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health’s Board of Directors. Comprised of the President-Elect of AGPA, two elected members from the AGPA Board of Directors, and two members elected from the Group Foundation’s Board of Directors, the Search Committee is formed every two years.

Chair:

Darryl L. Pure, PhD, ABPP, CGP, FAGPA
30 N Michigan Avenue, Suite 525
Chicago, IL 60601
Office: (847) 498-6969
Fax: (847) 410-7236
Email: Drpure@drdarrylpure.com

 

Study Grants Committee

The Study Grants Committee is responsible for enhancing the profession’s and the public’s awareness of the value of groups. It does this by supporting and initiating research and promoting the collection, interpretation and dissemination of information on group methods and group psychotherapy. The Committee works with the Corporate, Government and Foundation Grants Committee to explore and solicit outside grants that fulfill its objectives.

Chair:

Les R. Greene, PhD, CGP, DLFAGPA
35 Laurel Road
Hamden, CT 06517-4019
Office: (203) 932-5711 x5173
Fax: (203) 937-4951
Email: lesrgreene@peoplepc.com

Vice-Chair:

Gary M. Burlingame, PhD, CGP, DFAGPA
238 TLRB
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602-5800
Office: (801) 422-7557
Email: gary_burlingame@byu.edu

 
 
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