Linda Spears, President and CEO

Administration & Finance
Ray Bierria, Chief Financial Officer
Angela Prince, Executive & Operations Coordinator

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Deborah Wilson Gadsden, LSW, MSW, MHS, Director, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
Leiana-Mejoi Griffith, MA, Equity Program Administrator

Membership & Conferences
Julie Brite, Director, Administrative Services
Riva Reed, Associate Director, Membership and Conferences

Practice Excellence & Program Development
Julie Collins, MSW, LCSW, Vice President, Practice Excellence

Marlene Saulsbury, Director, Publications
Rachel Adams, Publications Editor

Public Policy
Kati Mapa, Director, Public Policy
John Sciamanna, Senior Policy Consultant
Tim Briceland-Betts, CWLA Senior Fellow

Training & Models of Practice
Marcus Stallworth, LMSW, Director, Training and Implementation
Gaelle Augustin, Training and Administration Associate


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