Former Leadership

Sketch of Seven Men

Former Leaders and Founders of AMCAP

AMCAP Founders

  • O. Kent Berg
  • Ronald D. Bingham, Ph.D.
  • Joe J. Christensen, Ph.D.
  • Victor B. Cline, Ph.D.
  • Grant Hyer, LCSW
  • Donald Lankford, MSW
  • Robert J. Peters
  • Jan L. Tyler, MS
  • Lucretia Thayne
  • Ramona Morris, MSW

Founding Ad Hoc Committee – 1976

  • E. Wayne Wright, president
  • Henry Isaksen, president-elect
  • Gary Carson, secretary-treasurer
  • Lynn Eric Johnson, Ph.D.
  • Robert Peters, MS
  • Victor Cline, Ph.D.
  • Grant Hyer, ACSW
  • Don Lankford, MSW
  • Joe J. Christensen, Ph.D.
  • Ronald D. Bingham, Ph.D.
  • Della Mae Rasmussen, EdD
  • Jan L. Tyler
  • Ramona Morris, MS
  • Del Pearson, MD

Chairmen of the LDS Personnel and Guidance Association

  • 1963-1964: Joseph C. Bentley
  • 1964-1965: Clyde A. Parker
  • 1965-1966: Henry L. Isaksen
  • 1966-1967: Dean C. Andrew
  • 1967-1968: Joe J. Christensen
  • 1968-1969: Joe J. Christensen
  • 1969-1970: P. Wendell Johnson
  • 1970-1971: Alan R. Anderson
  • 1971-1972: Addie J. Fuhrman
  • 1972-1973: Joseph L. Daly
  • 1973-1974: Norma Rhode
  • 1974-1975: Lynn Eric Johnson

Past Presidents

  • 2012-2015: Lili D. Anderson, Ph.D., LCSW
  • 2010-2012: A. Dean Byrd, Ph.D.
  • 2007-2010: Rebecca Jorgensen, Ph.D.
  • 2005-2007: John Livingstone, Ed.D.
  • 2003-2005: Marleen Williams, Ph.D.
  • 2001-2003: Duane Laws, Ed.D.
  • 1999-2001: Lane Fischer, Ph.D.
  • 1997-1999: Janet Scharman, Ph.D.
  • 1995-1997: Jonathan Chamberlain, Ph.D.
  • 1994-1995: Wendy Ulrich, Ph.D.
  • 1993-1994: L. Alan Westover, MS
  • 1992-1993: J. Vance Hendricks, Ed.D.
  • 1991-1992: Beverly L. Shaw, Ph.D.
  • 1990-1991: Elvin R. Tanner, Ph.D.
  • 1989-1990: Anne L. Horton, Ph.D.
  • 1988-1989: Brent Scharman, Ph.D.
  • 1987-1988: Clyde A. Parker, Ph.D.
  • 1986-1987: Evelyn Thatcher, MA
  • 1985-1986: Richard Ferre, MD
  • 1984-1985: Val D. MacMurray, Ph.D.
  • 1983-1984: Della Mae Rasmussen, Ed.D.
  • 1982-1983: Carlfred Broderick, Ph.D.
  • 1981-1982: Allen E. Bergin, Ph.D.
  • 1980-1981: Richard W. Johnson, Ph.D.
  • 1979-1980: Richard Berrett, Ph.D.
  • 1978-1979: Gary L. Carson, Ed.D.
  • 1977-1978: Burton C. Kelly, Ph.D.
  • 1976-1977: Henry L. Isakson, Ph.D.
  • 1975-1975: E Wayne Wright, D.Ed.

Past Vice-Presidents

  • 2013-2015: Debi Gilmore, LMFT
  • 2011-2013: Lisa M. Leavitt, PhD
  • 2009-2011: J. Douglas LeCheminant, LCSW
  • 2007-2010: Shane Adamson, LCSW
  • 2005-2007: Kristine Plummer, LCSW
  • 2003-2005: Noel C. Gill, Ph.D.
  • 2001-2003: P. Scott Richards, Ph.D.
  • 1999-2001: Janet Vincent, LCSW
  • 1997-1999: David Bush, Ph.D.
  • 1996-1997: Wendy Ulrich, Ph.D.

Past Treasurers

  • 2012-2015: Rod Jeppsen, LPC, CSAT
  • 2008-2011: Dean Bender, MBA, LMFT
  • 2006-2008: Rebecca Grey
  • 2004-2006: H.R. Brown
  • 2002-2004: Treasurer, Dean Bender, MBA, MFTI
  • 2000-2002: Dana Templeton, MSW
  • 1999-2000: Christine Packard, MC
  • 1996-1999: Marleen Williams, Ph.D.
  • 1994-1996: Jan Scharman, Ph.D.

Past Secretary/Treasurers

  • 2008-2010: Andrea Davis (Executive Secretary)
  • 1999-2008: BJ Fullmer (Executive Secretary)
  • 1990-1999: Becky Gray (Executive Secretary)
  • 1993-1994: Rebecca Ryser, Ph.D.
  • 1990-1993: Joan Kleinke, EdD Lee Burnham
  • 1989-1990: Elvin R. Tanner, Ph.D. (Sec.); Barbara R. Boinean, Ph.D. (Treas.)
  • 1985-1988: Jonathon Chamberlain, (Sec.); Scott R. Peterson (Treas.)
  • 1983-1985: Dale F. Pearson, Ph.D.
  • 1981-1983: Paul F. Cook, Ph.D.
  • 1980-1981: J. Vance Hendricks, Ph.D.
  • 1978-1980: Richard W. Johnson, Ph.D.
  • 1976-1978: Richard A. Heaps, Ph.D.

Past Governing Board Members

  • 2014-2015: Reva Manon Kraus, LCSW
  • 2013-2015: John Goodson, LCSW
  • 2012-2014: Kevin Theriot, PhD
  • 2011-2014: Karen Gardner, LCSW
  • 2011-2014: Janet Madsen, Ph.D.
  • 2010-2013: Jeffrey J. Ford, LMFT
  • 2010-2013: Kevin Theriot, Ph.D.
  • 2009-2012: William Cook, LCSW
  • 2009-2012: Cosette Rae, MSW
  • 2008-2011: Lisa Leavitt, Ph.D.
  • 2009-2011: Michael Adams, Ph.D.
  • 2008-2010: Doug LeCheminant, LCSW
  • 2007-2010: LoriLee Critchfield, Ph.D.
  • 2007-2010: Dianne Nielsen, Ph.D.
  • 2006-2009: Dean Byrd, Ph.D.
  • 2006-2009: Robert Gleave, Ph.D
  • 2005-2008: Kristin Hansen, Ph.D.
  • 2005-2008: Edward Martinelli, Ph.D.
  • 2004-2007: Rachel Crook Lyon, Ph.D.
  • 2004-2007: John Rector, Ph.D.
  • 2003-2006: Shane Adamson, LCSW
  • 2003-2006: Douglas Brinley, Ph.D.
  • 2004-2006: Robert Gleave, Ph.D.
  • 2002-2005: Wendy Watson, Ph.D.
  • 2002-2005: Russ Seigenberg, Ph.D.
  • 2002-2004: Rick Hawks, Ph.D. (website)
  • 2001-2004: Doug Craig, Ph.D. (Area Coordinator Supervisor)
  • 2002-2004: John Livingstone, Ed.D. (Continuing Education)
  • 2000-2003: Timothy Smith, Ph.D. (Website coordinator)
  • 2000-2002: Dean Bender, MBA, CPA (Membership/Outreach)
  • 2000-2003: Noel Gill, Ph.D. (Area Coordinator Supervisor)
  • 1999-2002: Carrie Wrigley, LCSW (Website/Bulletin/Journal)
  • 1999-2002: Mark Chamberlain, Ph.D. (Continuing Education/Ethics)
  • 1997-2001: Gwena Couillard, Ph.D. (Continuing Education/Bylaws Revisions)
  • 1996-1999: Christine Packard, MC (Membership/Outreach; Publicity)
  • 1996-1999: Kenneth MacNab, MA (Bulletin, Convention)
  • 1995-1998: Gwena Couillard, Ph.D. (Continuing Education/Ethics)
  • 1995-1998: Duane Laws, EdD (Area Coordinator Supervisor)
  • 1994-1997: Sharon Woods Wilson, Ph.D.
  • 1994-1997: Lane Smith, MD (Bulletin)
  • 1993-1996: Janis Johnson, LCSW (Elections)
  • 1993-1996: David Bush, Ph.D. (Special Projects)
  • 1993-1996: Victor Cline, Ph.D. (Publicity)
  • 1992-1995: Janet Vincent, MSW (Membership/Outreach)
  • 1992-1995: Cynthia B. Lords, MA (Area Coordinator Supervisor)
  • 1991-1994: Sheldon Lowry, Ph.D. (Awards/Elections)
  • 1991-1994: Deborah Christensen, Ph.D. (Fund Raising/Specialty)
  • 1990-1993: Eugene Bucker, Ph.D. (Publications)
  • 1990-1993: Wendy Ulrich, Ph.D. (Special Projects)
  • 1989-1992: L. Alan Westover, MS (Special Projects; Membership/Outreach)
  • 1989-1992: Kayleen Mitchell, Ph.D. (Area Coordinator Supervisor)
  • 1988-1991: R. Ed Hutchinson, MSW (Area Coordinators; Fund Raising Publicity)
  • 1988-1991: Linda P. Fox (Conventions)
  • 1987-1990: Robert C. Heaton, MSW (Membership)
  • 1987-1990: Joan B. Anderson, MA (Awards/Elections)
  • 1986-1989: R. Trent Wentz, Ph.D. (Publications)
  • 1986-1989: Beverly L. Shaw, Ph.D. (Nominations and Elections)
  • 1985-1988: Dan Gray, MSW (Area Coordinators)
  • 1985-1988: Joan A. Kleinke, Ph.D. (Awards, Newsletter)
  • 1984-1987: Evelyn Thatcher, MSW (Membership)
  • 1984-1987: Alice T. Clark (Journal, Newsletter, History Coordinator)
  • 1983-1986: David H. Coombs, EdD (History Coordinator)
  • 1983-1986: Paul Bramwell, EdD (Awards and Conventions)
  • 1982-1985: Kenneth W. Matheson, DSW (Area Coordinators)
  • 1982-1985: Richard C. Ferre, MD
  • 1981-1984: Charles H. Madsen, Jr., Ph.D.
  • 1981-1984: Val D. MacMurray, Ph.D.
  • 1980-1983: Elizabeth R. Hirsch, MD
  • 1980-1983: Victor L. Brown, Jr., Ph.D.
  • 1979-1982: Louis A. Moench, MD
  • 1979-1982: Carlfred B. Broderick, Ph.D.
  • 1978-1981: Joe J. Christensen, Ph.D.
  • 1978-1981: Richard A. Heapes, Ph.D.
  • 1977-1980: Margaret H. Hoopes, Ph.D.
  • 1977-1980: LeRoy E. Porter, MS
  • 1976-1979: Richard D. Berrett, Ph.D.
  • 1976-1979: Myrle Ruesch, MA
  • 1976-1978: Don Lankford, MSW
  • 1978-1978: Delbert P. Pearson, MD
  • 1976-1977: Victor B. Cline, Ph.D.
  • 1976-1977: Margaret H. Hoopes, Ph.D

Past Advisory Board Members

  • 2004-2006: Edward Martinelli, Ph.D.
  • 2004-2005: Robert Gleave, Ph.D.
  • 2003-2004: Kristine Plummer, LCSW
  • 2003-2004: Rachel Crook Lyon, Ph.D.
  • 2002-2003: Jill Horrocks, Ph.D., LMFT
  • 2002-2003: Garison Jeppesen, LCSW

Past Committee Members

  • 2001-2002: Jennie Murdock Gwilliam, MFT, (Conventions)
  • 2001-2002: Susan L. Erickson, Ph.D (Volunteers/Students)
  • 2000-2001: T. Brent Price, Ph.D. (Student Recruitment)
  • 2000-2001: Eileen DeGruccio, MFT, (Volunteers/Elections)
  • 1999-2000: Noel C. Gill, Ph.D. (Assistant Area Coordinator Supervisor)
  • 1999-2000: Julie Shiffler, Ph.D.(Student Recruitment)
  • 1998-1999: Eileen DeGruccio, MFCC
  • 1997-1999: Dianne Hale, MSW (Mailing Coordinator)
  • 1997-1998: Robin Ott, LMSW
  • 1996-1998: Jean Coe, MS (Area Coordinator Supervisor)
  • 1996-1997: Paul Williams, MA
  • 1995-1996: Robert F. Stahmann, Ph.D.
  • 1995-1998: Maxine N. Ijams, Ph.D. (Volunteer Coordinator)

Past Fellow Representatives

  • 2000-2002: Brent Scharman, Ph.D.
  • 1997-1999: Burton Kelly, Ph.D.
  • 1996-1997: Grant Hyer, Ph.D.

Past Executive Secretaries

  • 2008-2010: Andrea Davis
  • 1999-2008: B.J. Fullmer
  • 1990-1999: Rebecca Grey
  • 1988-1990: Lee Burnham

Past AMCAP Journal Editors

  • 2006-2012: Rachel Crook Lyon, Ph.D.
  • 2004-2005: Garison Jeppesen, LCSW
  • 2000-2004: Richard Ellsworth, Ph.D.
  • 1996-1999: Aaron Jackson, Ph.D.
  • 1992-1995: P. Scott Richards, Ph.D.
  • 1988-1991: Paul Cook, Ph.D.
  • 1982-1987: Burton Kelly, Ph.D.
  • 1977-1981: Henry Isakson, Ph.D.
  • 1975-1977: Don Lankford, LCSW

Past AMCAP Networker Editors

  • 2011-2013: E. Nicole Armstrong, M.S.
  • 2006-2011: Kristin Douglas, M.A.
  • 2003-2006: Rebecca Jorgensen, Ph.D.
  • 2000-2003: Julie Shiffler, Ph.D
  • 1997-2000: David Morgan, MS
  • 1995-1987: Lane Fischer, Ph.D.
  • 1992-1994: Ramona Morris, MSW
  • 1989-1991: T. Lee Burnham, Ph.D.
  • 1987-1988: S. Brent Scharman, Ph.D.
  • 1982-1985: Ross Clement
  • 1979-1981: Ramona Morris
  • 1977-1978: Arla Mitchell

Past Website Coordinators

  • 2008-2009: Carrie Wrigley, LCSW
  • 2003-2007, Rick Hawkes, Ph.D.
  • 2000-2002, Carrie Wrigley, LCSW