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NASW-MA Elected Leadership

Board Officers

PRESIDENT: Allison Scobie-Carroll

PRESIDENT-ELECT: Sarah Coughlin 
VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP & DIVERSITY: Angela Wangari Walter
2ND VICE PRESIDENT: Melvin Tapper

TREASURER: Stephanie Small
SECRETARY: Mary Byrne
AT-LARGE MEMBERS:  Laflyn Thompson Wilson; Sarah Wright

Board of Directors

BERKSHIRE REGION:  Jason Ostrander
GREATER BOSTON REGION:
Melissa Canuto; Kristin Beville

CENTRAL REGION: Kimatra Maxwell
NORTHEAST REGION:  Stacy Ott 
PIONEER VALLEY REGION: Richard Cookish
SOUTHEAST REGION: Kevin Terrill
MSW STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE: Katelyn McSweeney
BSW STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE: Christina Bebe
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Rebekah Gewirtz

Nominations and Leadership Identification Committee

BERKSHIRE REGION: Vacant
GREATER BOSTON REGION:
Shavon Fulcher; Ladan Miremadi; Ashley Slay

CENTRAL REGION: Jacqueline Martino
NORTHEAST REGION: Jennifer Tsappis  
PIONEER VALLEY REGION: Maureen Clark 
SOUTHEAST REGION: Deb Berglin 
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE: Brittany Golden


NASW-MA Chapter Staff

We invite NASW members to contact the Chapter's Staff anytime with questions, ideas, or concerns. Part-time regional Social Work Staff support the state's five Regional Councils, generate activities in the regions, and liaison with the Chapter office. We are all eager to demonstrate our commitment to you and to the field of social work.

Chapter Staff

Executive Director
(617) 227-9635 x116 • rgewirtz.naswma@socialworkers.org

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Administrative, Programmatic, Fiscal, and Governance Issues; Therapy Matcher; and Advocacy with Managed Care Companies, and Legislative and Political Advocacy.

Sophie Hansen, LCSW
Political Director 
(617) 227-9635 x112 • shansen.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Chapter’s Legislative and Political Activities, including Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) and Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE). 
 
Jamie Klufts, MPH
Communications Director

(617) 227-9635 x119 •  jklufts.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR:  Social Work Voice, E-newsletter, Press Communications, Advertising, Social Media, and Event Marketing.

 

Michael LaBerge, MSM
Operations and Financial Manager
(617) 227-9635 x110 • mlaberge.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR:  Operational Activities and Chapter Financials. 

 

Adam Linn
 Administrative Assistant and Coordinator of the Collaborative
(617) 227-9635 x118 • alinn.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR: The Collaborative, Conference Registration, Applying for CE Authorization for Programs, Chapter Election & Nominating Process, and Technical Support. 

 

Regional/ Special Staff

Southeast Region Staff
Melissa Dawson, LICSW
(617) 803-0718 • melissaBdawson@comcast.net

Central Region
Patricia Strong, LICSW, Council Co-Chair
patriciamoriartystrong@aol.com

Joanne Zannotti, LICSW, ACSW, QCSW, BCDCouncil Co-Chair
jdz1022@charter.net

Northeast Region Staff
Beth Morrison, LCSW
bethoshaffer@hotmail.com

Berkshire and Pioneer Valley Regions Staff
Jeff Schrenzel, PhD

(413) 782-1757 • jschrenz@wne.edu

Therapy Matcher
(617) 720-2828 • (800) 242-9794 • info@therapymatcher.org

  • Barbara BurkaLICSW, Director
  • Jill MillisLICSW, Referral Clinician 
  •  Kay SweeneyLICSW, Referral Clinician
  •  Jen Williams, LICSW, Referral Clinician

 

Interns

Anita Aboagye
MSW Intern
(617) 227-9635 • aaboagye.naswma@socialworkers.org
SPECIAL PROJECTS: Private Practice Manual.
 
Laura Gallant
MSW Intern
(617) 227-9635 x163 • lgallant.naswma@socialworkers.org
SPECIAL PROJECTS: Student Ambassador Program and Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) volunteer coordination.
 
Daniela Reyes
MSW Intern
(617) 227-9635 x122 • dreyes.naswma@socialworkers.org
SPECIAL PROJECTS: Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD) and the Racial Justice Council.

 

more Featured Events

12/12/2018
Lunch & Learn: Testifying at the State House

12/17/2018
Criminal Justice Committee Meeting

National Association of Social Workers - Massachusetts Chapter
11 Beacon Street, Suite 510, Boston MA 02108
tel: (617)227-9635 fax: (617)227-9877 email: chapter.naswma@socialworkers.org
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