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Board of Directors & Officers

Our Mission:
To prevent social ills and promote wellbeing by translating
scientific knowledge into effective and sustainable

practices, systems and policies.

President & Co-Director

Diana Fishbein, Ph.D.

FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill & Pennsylvania State University

VP & Co-Director

John Roman, Ph.D.

NORC, University of Chicago


Sharon Kingston, Ph.D. Dickinson College

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Financial Officer

Faith Fuller, MBA

Financial Analytic &

Strategic Services for

Gov’t and Nonprofit


Director of Strategic Development

Jessica Stavig M.A. University of Utah

Susan Andersen, Ph.D. Harvard Medical School & McLean Hospital



Christina Bethell, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Tony Biglan, Ph.D.

Oregon Research Institute

Nathaniel Counts, J.D. Mental Health America

Max Crowley, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University


Jacinda Dariotis, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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NPSC Bulletin Editor

Kayla DeCant, M.Ed

Lewis University

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Dorothy Espelage, Ph.D. UNC-Chapel Hill

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Michal Gilad

The Multidisciplinary Center of Childhood, Public Policy & Sustainable Society

Phillip Graham, DrPH, MPH

RTI International

Abigail Gewirtz, Ph.D. Arizona State University

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Chair, Violence Prevention Work Group

Michael Greene, Ph.D.

Rutgers University

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Iheoma Iruka, Ph.D.

FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill

Robin Jenkins, Ph.D.

The Impact Center at FPG Child Development Institute, UNC-Chapel Hill

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Jesse Kohler, MEd

Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy & Practice (CTIPP)


NPSC Bulletin Editor

& Podcast Host

Robert LaChausse, Ph.D.

California Baptist University

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Aaron Mindel

Mindel Management

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Hanno Petras, Ph.D.

Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation (PIRE)

Ron Prinz, Ph.D.

University of South Carolina

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Stefany Ramos, Ph.D.

RTI International

Taylor Scott, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University



Valerie Shapiro, Ph.D.

University of

California, Berkeley


NPSC/SPR Liaison

Paula Smith, Ph.D.

University of Utah

Bobby Vassar

Former Chief

Legislative Counsel, Subcommittee on Crime, US House Judiciary Committee

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