Meet your CODAPAR representative

The Committee on Division / APA Relations is your link, your advocate, your vote within APA

Meet those that volunteer their time to serve you!

Margaret Bull Kovera, PhD

Margaret Bull KoveraMargaret is a Professor of Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York. She is an APA Fellow, a Fellow of Divisions 9 (Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues) and 41 (American Psychology-Law Society), and a Member of Division 8 (Society for Personality and Social Psychology). For over a decade, she has had continuous funding from the National Science Foundation for her research on eyewitness identification and jury decision-making.  She has served in a variety of division leadership positions, including APA Program Chair, Treasurer, and President of Division 41 and Fellows Chair and Secretary/Treasurer of Division 9.  
Liaison Divisions:  5, 8, 13, 14, 19, 21, 23, 31 and 46



Julia C. Phillips, PhD – Chair 2010

Julia C. Phillips, PhDJulia is a counseling psychologist who is a Fellow of Division 17 and Member of Division 44.  She works as the training director at The University of Akron’s Counseling Center.  She lives in Northeast Ohio, home of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park where she enjoys hiking and bicycling in her spare time.
Liaison Divisions:  9, 27, 34, 35, 44, 45, 48, 51 and 52



Deborah Fish Ragin, PhD

Deborah Fish Ragin, PhDDeborah is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Montclair State University.  She is a past-president of Division 48, Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence, and a former APA Representative to the United Nations.
Liaison Divisions:  1, 2, 3, 10, 24, 25, 26, 32 and 36



Linda A. Reddy, PhD

Linda A. Reddy, PhDLinda is an Associate Professor at Rutgers University where she serves as the Director of the Child ADHD and ADHD-Related Disorders Clinic.  Her research focuses on: (1) the assessment of children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and/or ADHD-related disorders (i.e., emotional and behavior disordered youth); (2) the integration of assessment and interventions for youth with ADHD and/or ADHD-related disorders, and (3) test development and validation.   Linda has published over 50 articles and book chapters, five books, and has received several grants to support her research.  Linda is a licensed psychologist in NJ, NY, and PA. Linda has extensive experience working with families, schools, and community agencies on mental health services for children.   Linda is a member of the APA Interdivisional Task Force for Child and Adolescent Mental Health and APA Task Force for Violence Directed at Teachers. 
Liaison Divisions:  7, 15, 16, 20, 33, 37, 43, 53 and 54


Frank M. Webbe, PhD – Vice Chair 2010

Frank M. Webbe, PhDFrank is in his third year as a member of CODAPAR. He is a former president of Division 47 and also is active in Divisions 40 and 2. In addition to teaching and supervision, his professional time is spent researching issues of sport-related concussion and Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis. He is a fellow of APA and the National Academy of Neuropsychology, and a member of the Alzheimer’s Association’s workgroup on technology. An avid runner, he also has been a member of Division 47’s Running Psychologists section for many years and invites all APA members and their families to participate in the annual Ray’s Race 5K at the Convention.
Liaison Divisions:  6, 22, 28, 38, 40, 47, 50, 55 and 5


Lawrence M. Zelnick, PsyD

Lawrence M. Zelnick, PsyDLarry is a long standing member of Division 39, Psychoanalysis, and has served on its Board as a Section representative, member-at-large, and the chair of the Division’s Internet Committee.  He also is a member of Divisions 16 (School Psychology) 42 (Independent Practice), 37 (Society for Child and Family Policy and Practice) and Trauma Psychology.  He is pleased to be joining CODAPAR and hopes to make contributions to its mission to support and promote the relationship between divisions and APA.
Liaison Divisions:  12, 17, 18, 29, 30, 39, 41, 42 and 49