Committee on Division/APA Relations

The Committee on Division/APA Relations (CODAPAR) shall be generally concerned with the mutual involvement of divisions and APA in fostering psychology as a science, as a profession and as a means of promoting human welfare and shall:
  1. Serve an advisory function to the Division Services Office and Chief Executive Officer on the mutual implication and impact of activities of APA and divisions;

  2. Provide leadership to facilitate coordination and communication among divisions and between divisions and APA;

  3. Make proposals to enhance structural, functional and policy relations between APA and divisions;

  4. Plan and host the Division Leadership Conference;

  5. Provide leadership in developing training programs for division officers at the Division Leadership Conference, the APA annual meeting or other such forums, to enhance the functioning and benefits offered by divisions and the diversity of the Association; and

  6. Act as a facilitator in resolution of disputes among divisions.

Staff Liaison

Veronica Allen (email)

Members

  • 2014 Chair: Maureen McCarthy, PhD (2012-14)
    Kennesaw State University
    Liaison to the Applied Divisions: 5, 8, 13, 14, 19, 21, 23, 31 and 46

  • 2014 Vice Chair: Carolyn Schroeder, PhD (2012-14)
    University of Kansas
    Liaison to the Developmental Divisions: 7, 15, 16, 20, 33, 37, 43, 53 and 54

  • Zeeshan Butt, PhD (2014-16)
    Northwestern University
    Liaison to the Body/Physical Divisions: 6, 22, 28, 38, 40, 47, 50, 55 and 56

  • Richard Klimoski, PhD (2014-16)
    George Mason University
    Liaison to the Basic Divisions: 1, 2, 3, 10, 24, 25, 26, 32 and 36

  • Ellen Mandinach, PhD (2013-15)
    WestEd
    Liaison to the Public Interest Divisions: 9, 27, 34, 35, 44, 45, 48, 51 and 52

  • Fred Rotgers, PsyD, ABPP (2013-15)
    Liaison to the Practice Divisions: 12, 17, 18, 29, 30, 39, 41, 42 and 49

Committee Monitors

  • Katherine Hahn
    Committee on Early Career Psychologists
  • Marlene M. Maheu, PhD
    Membership Board
  • Laura Reid Marks, MAE, MEd
    American Psychological Association of Graduate Students
  • Maureen A. O'Connor, PhD
    Policy and Planning Board
  • Saul Shiffman, PhD
    Board of Scientific Affairs
  • Derald Wing Sue, PhD
    Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs

Board of Directors liaison: Louise Douce, PhD

Annual Reports