Committees

Conference Planning Committee

The Conference Planning Committee reviews and recommends papers submitted for inclusion in the annual conference. The committee selects the keynote speaker, wrap-up speaker, panelists, and workshops.

Membership is recommended by the Director of Conference and approved by the President. Membership is for one year to coincide with the Association’s fiscal year and members may be re-appointed to successive terms. FMHAC tries to ensure that the members reflect the diversity of the Association’s membership.

Committee Chair

  • Tom Granucci, LCSW

Committee Members

  • Mike Abacherli, JD
  • Dick Conklin, LCSW
  • Anna Kafka, PsyD
  • Jim Rokop, PhD
  • Danny Sciacqua, MA, LPT, CADCII
  • Norbert Ralph, PhD, MPH

Newsroom Committee

The Newsroom Committee identifies, develops and distributes items of interest to forensic mental health stakeholders.

Membership is recommended by the Secretary and approved by the President. Membership is for one year to coincide with the Association’s fiscal year and members may be re-appointed to successive terms. FMHAC tries to ensure that the members reflect the diversity of the Association’s membership.

Committee Chair

  • Cynthia Lermond, PsyD

Committee Members

  • OPEN

Public Policy Committee

The Public Policy Committee provides information and analysis on policies, research, laws, and regulations impacting the field of forensic mental health.

Membership is recommended by the Vice President and approved by the President, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors. Membership is for one year to coincide with the Association’s fiscal year and members may be re-appointed to successive terms. FMHAC tries to ensure that the members reflect the diversity of the Association’s membership.

Committee Chair

  • Sam Knudsen, JD

Committee Members

  • Nicole Paglione, PsyD
  • Melinda Wolbransky, JD, PsyD