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NASW-MA Elected Leadership

Board Officers

PRESIDENT: Sarah Coughlin
VICE PRESIDENT OF MEMBERSHIP & DIVERSITY: Angela Wangari Walter
VICE PRESIDENT OF BUDGET AND FINANCE: Stephanie Small

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

Board of Directors

BERKSHIRE REGION: Stephanie Soriano
GREATER BOSTON REGION:
Kristin Beville; Melissa Canuto; Allison Scobie-Carroll
CENTRAL REGION:Kimatra Maxwell
NORTHEAST REGION:Stacy Ott 

 

PIONEER VALLEY REGION: Robert Kersting
SOUTHEAST REGION: Kevin Terrill
MSW STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE: Ryan Zenevitch
BSW STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE:Sadie Berenson
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR:Rebekah Gewirtz

Nominations and Leadership Identification Committee

BERKSHIRE REGION: Vacant
GREATER BOSTON REGION:
Sandra Bailly; Shavon Fulcher; Mark Gianino; Ladan Miremadi; Landen Motyka
CENTRAL REGION:Jacqueline Martino

NORTHEAST REGION: Jennifer Tsappis 
PIONEER VALLEY REGION: Maureen Clark 
SOUTHEAST REGION: Deb Berglin 
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVE: Vacant


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, Legislative and Political Advocacy, Events and Programs.

Barbara Burka, LICSW (she/her/hers)
Director of Clinical Practice and Director of Therapy Matcher

(617) 227-9635 x120 • bburka.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Clinical and Private Practice Issues, Advocacy with Managed Care Companies, Career Services, Therapy Matcher, and Continuing Education Programming.

 

Jamie Klufts, MPH (she/her/hers) 
Director of Communications & Strategic Initiatives
(617) 227-9635 x119 • jklufts.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Social Work Voice, E-newsletter, Press Communications, Advertising, Social Media, Event Marketing, Strategic Planning, Supporting Legislative Advocacy, and the Chapter's Racial Justice Work.
 
Michael LaBerge, MSM (he/him/his)
Operations Manager
(617) 227-9635 x110 • mlaberge.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR:  Operational Activities and Chapter Financials, Licensing Test Prep, and Workplace Safety Trainings.

 

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

Program Coordinator
(617) 227-9635 x163 • CMedinaAdames.naswma@socialworkers.org
RESPONSIBLE FOR: Symposium outreach for sponsors, exhibitors and advertisers, social media marketing, graphic design and other support for chapter programs

 

 

Noël Schutz LCSW (she/they)
Membership and Advocacy Manager
(617) 227-9635 x167 •  nschutz.naswma@socialworkers.org

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Membership Retention and Recruitment, School of Social Work Orientations, Graduation Cords Program, Student Ambassador Program, Social Media, Legislative Advocacy Committee (LAC), Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE),  Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD), Intern Supervision, and Social Work Month Activities

Intern

Brianna Silva, BSW, MSW (c) (she/her/hers) 
MSW Intern
bsilva.naswma@socialworkers.org
SPECIAL PROJECTS: Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD), Legislative Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy Committee (LAC), Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE), and Membership Development.

 

Regional/ Special Staff

Southeast Region Staff
Melissa Dawson, LICSW
melissaBdawson@comcast.net

Central Region Staff
Jessica O'Neill
(508) 688-4536 jessicaoneill9@gmail.com

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 
  • Sharon FischerLICSW,  Referral Clinician
  • Deborah Goldberg-McCarthy, LICSW, Referral Clinician
  • Kristen Salines-BradleeLICSW,   Referral Clinician

Intern

Vacant
MSW Intern
SPECIAL PROJECTS: Legislative Education and Advocacy Day (LEAD), Legislative Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy Committee (LAC), Political Action for Candidate Election (PACE), and Membership Development.

 

Vacant
BSW Intern

 

more Featured Events

10/21/2020
Central Region Book Club: "Hidden Valley Road: Inside the Mind of an American Family" - 2 CEUs

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