Council of National Psychology Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests
The Council of National Psychology Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests is comprised of leaders of national psychology organizations whom meet to address issues of importance to ethnic minorities and to the advancement of ethnic minority interests.
Mission & Goals
The presidents of the member associations along with the APA president (or his/her designee) constitute the Council of National Psychological Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests (CNPAAEMI). The goals of the council are to:
Promote the professional/career development of ethnic/racial minority psychologists.
Advance multicultural competence of psychologists.
Promote culturally competent service delivery models of psychological care.
Increase the recruitment and retention of ethnic/racial minorities in the profession of psychology.
Liaison and collaborate with other appropriate organizations interested in ethnic/racial minority issues and/or projects.
Promote research and understanding using alternative cultural paradigms.
Contact the Council
750 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-6029
Fax: (202) 336-6040
- Tiffany G. Townsend, PhD (email)
- Alberto Figueroa-Garcia, MBA (email)
The Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA)
Telephone: (602) 230-4257
The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)
Telephone: (202) 722-0808
Sumie Okazaki, PhD
President, AAPA │ New York University
Taasogle Daryl Rowe, PhD
President, ABPsi │ Pepperdine University
Linda James Myers, PhD
Designated ABPsi Representative to CNPAAEMI │ The Ohio State University
Andrés J. Consoli, PhD
President, NLPA │ University of California Santa Barbara
Lynda D. Field, PhD
Designated NLPA Representative to CNPAAEMI │ University of Suffolk
Carolyn Morris, PhD
President, SIP │ OptumHealth New Mexico
William E. Cross Jr., PhD
President, APA Div. 45 │ University of Denver
Norman B. Anderson, PhD
Chief Executive Officer │ American Psychological Association
Barry S. Anton, PhD
President │ American Psychological Association
- Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs (CEMA)
- Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training in Psychology Taskforce (CEMRRAT2)
- Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs (OEMA)
- CNPAAEMI Henry Tomes Award for Distintguished Contributions to the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Psychology
- Mission Statement & Membership Roster