Task Forces and Community Board Memberships 

Connecticut Governor’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Mental Health, Expert Panel on Prevention

Connecticut Governor’s Commission on Divorce, Custody and Children

Tristate (CT, MA, NY) Leadership Group for High Conflict Child Custody Reform

Wingspread Leadership Conference on Family Law School Education Reform Project (The Johnson Foundation, AFCC and Hofstra School of Law)

 APA and ABA Collaborative Working Group on Child Custody and Parenting Plans (Representing APA for the APA/ABA Steering Committee on Children, Families, Divorce and Custody)

American Psychological Association Task Force in Child Custody

American Psychological Association Task Force on Guidelines for Practice of Parenting Coordination

Massachusetts Governor’s Commission on Child Centered Family Laws

Massachusetts Judicial Task Force on Voice of the Child

Advisory Memberships

Advisory committee member for Child Trends’ Co-parenting Network Study for Young Fathers (CNSYF), funded by Annie E. Casey Foundation

American Board of Couple and Family Psychology, Member-at-Large

Association of Family and Conciliation Courts

AFCC is an interdisciplinary, international association of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through the resolution of family conflict. AFCC promotes a collaborative approach to serving the needs of children among those who work in and with family law systems, encouraging education, research and innovation and identifying best practices.

Board of Directors, Member: (2006-2012)

Board of Directors, Executive Committee: Secretary, Vice President, President-Elect, President, Immediate Past        President  (2013-2018)

John VanDuzer Award for Service and Leadership (2020)