Responsible for membership recruitment and retention. Handles press relations for ABCT.
Director of Communications:
David Teisler, CAE, Ext. 206
Responsible for all ABCT publications (design, layout, production, marketing, distribution, and editorial). Coordinates projects with the Publications Committee.
Director of Education and Meeting Services:
Mary Ellen Brown, Ext. 210
Responsible for the Annual Convention, including choosing site, design of program, publicity, on-site management, local arrangements, and continuing education credit with affiliated groups.
Responsible for ongoing continuing education programs and the c.e. calendar. Responsible for human resources issues at the Central Office.
Membership Services Manager:
Lisa Yarde, Ext. 212
Responsible for maintaining membership records (change of address, change of status, recording payment, updating biographical information), mailing list sales, and processing new member applications,
and membership renewal forms. Serves as the staff liaison to Special Interest Groups and updates SIG listings.
Managing Editor/Advertising Manager:
Stephanie Schwartz, MSW, Ext. 207
Responsible for copy editing and production of Behavior Therapy, the Behavior Therapist, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, convention materials, and design/layout of the Behavior Therapist.
Coordinates advertising in the appropriate ABCT publications.
Administrative Secretary/Convention Registrar/Exhibits Manager:
Tonya Childers, Ext. 202
Responsible for all aspect of the convention registration process and all aspects of the exhibit hall at the Annual Convention. Responsible for the continuing education process for attendees.
Handles special projects and the Association's financial information. Serves as backup to the Membership Services Manager.
Keith Alger, Ext. 200
Acts as secretary for Executive Director, Director of Education and Meeting Services , and Director of Communications. Responsible for the Behavior Therapist institutional and nonmember subscriptions.
Handles reprints, copyrights, permissions, and claims for the Publications Department. Serves as database manager for Publications Department's directories and journals.
Damaris Williams, Ext. 215
Responsible for maintaining ABCT books, monthly bank reconciliation, and preparing quarterly tax reports. Assists the Executive Director on financial matters as required.
Additional Email Addresses
Use this address if you have any questions about your membership status, purchasing a mailing list, or change of address. Send us ALL your information
(name, street address, telephone, fax, affiliation, and e-mail). Keep those journals coming! Routed to Lisa Yarde.
Use this address if you have any questions on ABCT's new Clinical Directory and Referral Service. Routed to Lisa Yarde.
Use this address if you have any questions regarding convention-related events. Routed to Tonya Childers.
firstname.lastname@example.org (For Students Only)
Use this address if you want to volunteer to work at continuing education events at ABCT's Annual Convention. PLEASE NOTE: Reimbursement for registration
payments will be issued after the convention. Routed to Tonya Childers.
Use this address if you have any questions about becoming a new member, or the ABCT Special Interest Groups program. Also answered are questions about public
relations and membership benefits. Those seeking further information about becoming a member can also send their queries here. Routed to Lisa Yarde.
Use this address to inquire about receiving copyright permission to use a cite from any of ABCT's publications. You cannot request it through e-mail. This is for information purposes only.
A written request is REQUIRED for copyright release. Routed to Keith Alger.
Use this address for questions about any ABCT publication or its production. Routed to David Teisler.