Committees and Chairs

If you would like to serve on any of the below committees, please contact Ben Johnson at bjohnson@lamft.org

Committees:

 

Committee Description Chair Members
Ethics
(per AAMFT)
Responsible for educating the membership and public regarding the AAMFT Code of Ethics. The committee shall not conduct investigations or consider allegations of violations of ethical principles made against members, not shall it issue or render advisory opinions on ethical matters but shall refer such matters to the AAMFT Ethics Committee. The committee shall function in accordance with the Procedures for Handling Ethical Matters. [Responsible for coordinating Ethics Blitz and Ethics presentation at Conference]

 

Tom Caffery Howie Brownell
Ben Johnson
Finance
(per AAMFT)
Shall assist the Treasurer in preparing the annual budget for approval by the Board and the membership, and shall be responsible for making recommendations to the Board and membership in all matters pertaining to the finances of the LAMFT.

 

Melinda Wilks Jessica Baudoin
Matt Morris
Membership
(per AAMFT)
Responsible for dispensing information on AAMFT membership requirements and application procedures to potential members and otherwise encouraging inquiry and application to the AAMFT and the LAMFT. [Student Mentoring – Responsible for recruiting poster presentations, graduate student reception, and Minority Fellowship]

 

Theresa Dronet John Shalett
Jessica Baudoin
Matt Morris
David Spruill
Elections
(per AAMFT)
Prepare a slate of nominees for all elected positions, and shall oversee the elections of such positions as provided in these bylaws and in rules and procedures adopted by the Board for elections.

 

Jessica Baudoin
Government Relations Develop comprehensive legislative strategies on behalf of the Association, create materials as may be needed to communicate the Association’s positions on legislative matters to legislators and other policy makers, and Communicating information on a regular basis to the membership about a) legislative and regulatory issues that could potentially affect them; b) current priority issues and legislative strategies; and c) national and state regulatory requirements that are imposed on them and their operations.

 

Matt Morris
Howie Brownell
David Spruill
Tom Caffery
Ben Johnson
Marketing Responsible for updating website, social media, and Newsletter (LAMFT monitor).

 

Ben Johnson John Shalett
Tom Caffery (Editor-in-Chief)
Awards Responsible for nominating and selecting members to receive designated awards at the Annual Conference.

 

Judy Miranti Tom Caffery
John Shalett
Conference Planing Responsible for planning the Annual Conference.

 

Jessica Baudoin John Shalett
Meliknda Wilks
Ben Johnson
Theresa Dronet
Damion Cummins
Bylaws Ad hoc committee – convene as needed

 

Howie Brownell