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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; Therapy Matcher; Advocacy with Managed Care Companies; and Legislative and Political Advocacy.

Barbara Burka, LICSW 
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, and Therapy Matcher. 


Position Vacant

Government Relations Manager
(617) 227-9635 x112 • chapter.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
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
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: Conference/Event Registration, Applying for CE Authorization for Programs, Chapter Election & Nominating Process, and Technical Support. 

 

Samantha Thompson-Foster
Events and Program Manager

(617) 227-9635 x114 •  stfoster.naswma@socialworkers.org

RESPONSIBLE FOR: Continuing Education Programming, Symposium, Event Marketing and Sales, Licensing Test Prep, and Workplace Safety Trainings.

Noël Schutz, MSW
Membership 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, and Intern Supervision.

Regional/ Special Staff

Southeast Region Staff
Melissa Dawson, LICSW
MDawson.naswma@socialworkers.org

Central Region
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 
  • Kay SweeneyLICSW, Referral Clinician
  • Jen Williams, LICSW, Referral Clinician

Interns

BSW Intern
(617) 227-9635 x113 • dgagnon.naswma@socialworkers.org
SPECIAL PROJECTS: Social Work Voice Member Spotlights, Communications and Social Media Support, Drafting Legislative Testimony.
 
Meredith Carey
MSW Intern
(617) 227-9635 x102 • mcarey.naswma@socialworkers.org
SPECIAL PROJECTS: CE Event Support, Drafting Legislative Testimony, Social Work Voice Articles.

 

more Featured Events

7/17/2019
Retired and Retiring Social Work Shared Interest Group Meeting

7/18/2019
Nursing Home Committee Meeting

7/19/2019
7/19/2019 - License Test Prep Course

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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