Executive Committee The Asian American Psychological Association

Anjuli Amin, Ph.D.

She/Her

President

  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Veterans Affairs (VA) Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System
  • 11301 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90073

Christine Catipon, Psy.D.

She/They/Siya

Vice President

  • Senior Staff Psychologist
  • UC Irvine Counseling Center
  • 203 Student Services I, Irvine, CA 92697

Donna Lynne L. Demanarig, Ph.D.

She/Her

Secretary/Historian

  • Visiting Assistant Professor
  • Wheaton College, Norton, MA
  • 26 E. Main St., Norton, MA 02766

Michelle Madore, Ph.D.

She/Her

Finance Co-Officer

  • Clinical Neuropsychologist; Director, National Clinical rTMS Program;
    Co-Director, Sierra Pacific MIRECC Fellowship
  • VA Palo Alto Health Care System
  • 3801 Miranda Ave, MC 151-Y Palo Alto, CA 94304

Amanda B. Breen, MPH, Ph.D.

She/They

Finance Co-Officer

  • Assistant Professor
  • Neumann University, Psychology Department
  • 1 Neumann Drive, Bachmann 300D, Aston, PA 19014

Catherine Bitney, Ph.D.

She/They

Finance Co-Officer

  • Senior Lecturer
  • Texas State University, Psychology Department
  • 601 University Drive – UAC 257, San Marcos, TX 78666

Kavita K. Atwal, Ph.D.

She/Her

Membership Officer

  • School Psychologist; Adjunct Faculty
  • East Side Union High School District, CSU East Bay

Amanda Waters, Ph.D.

She/Her/Hers

Membership Officer

  • Associate Director, Counseling
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Gloria Wong-Padoongpatt, Ph.D.

She/Her

Communication Chair

  • Assistant Professor, Director of the Gaming Addictions and the Microaggression Experience Lab
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Lainie Posecion, Ph.D.

She/Her

Communication Co-Chair

  • Neuropsychologist
  • Foresight Mental Health, Oakland, CA

Michi Fu, Ph.D.

She/Her

American Psychological Association (APA) Council Representative 2021-2023

  • Professor
  • Alliant International University
  • 1000 S. Fremont Ave., Unit 5, Alhambra, CA 91803

Sukanya Ray, Ph.D.

She/Her/Hers

Board Member, AAPA

  • Tenured Associate Professor in Psychology
  • Suffolk University, 73 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02114

Pooja Mamidanna, MSc, MA

She/Her

Board Member, AAPA

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Second Year Ph.D. Student in Clinical Psychology
  • CSPP
  • 1475 66th St STE 104, Emeryville, CA 94608

Matthew J. Miller, Ph.D.

He/him

Board Member, AAPA

  • Professor
  • Loyola University Chicago
  • 820. N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, 60611

June Kim, Ph.D.

She/Her/Hers

Editor, Asian American Journal of Psychology

  • Professor
  • Department of Psychology, The College of New Jersey
  • 2000 Pennington Rd. Ewing, NJ, located on the land of the Lenape people

Chandni Shah, Ph.D.

She/Her

Council of Division Representatives Chair

  • Psychologist
  • University of Maryland, College Park
  • 4281 Chapel Lane, College Park, MD 20742

Thanh Nguyen

She/Her

Student Representative

  • Clinical Psychology Doctoral Candidate
  • Department of Psychology
  • 100 William T. Morrissey Blvd, Boston, MA 02125-3393

Past Presidents

Derald W. Sue

1972 – 1974

Robert Chin

1975 – 1976

Albert Yee

1979 – 1982

Harry Yamaguchi

1982 – 1984

Herbert Wong

1984 – 1988

Katsuyuki Sakamoto

1988 – 1990

David Goh

1990 – 1991

Nolan Zane

1991 – 1993

S. Andrew Chen

1993 – 1995

Christine Iijima Hall

1995 – 1997

Reiko Homma True

1997 – 1999

Gayle Iwamasa

1999 – 2001

Jun-Chih Gisela Lin

2001 – 2003

Frederick T. L. Leong

2003 – 2005

Alvin N. Alvarez

2005 – 2008

Karen L. Suyemoto

2008 – 2009

Gordon C. Nagayama Hall

2009 – 2011

Richard M. Lee

2011 – 2013

Sumie Okazaki

2013 – 2015

Kevin Nadal

2015 – 2017

Helen H. Hsu

2017-2019

Richelle Concepcion

2019 - June 2021

Nellie Tran

Jun. 2021 - Dec. 2021