Council of National Psychology Associations for the Advancement of Ethnic Minority Interests
CNPAAEMI 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)
Phoenix │ Telephone: (602) 230-4257
The Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)
Washington │ Telephone: (202) 722-0808
The American Psychological Association (APA)
Richard M. Lee, PhD
President, AAPA │ University of Minnesota
Jacque Gray, PhD
President, SIP │ University of North Dakota
Luis A. Vázquez, PhD
President, APA Div. 45 │ New Mexico State University
Cheryl Grills, PhD
President, ABPsi │ Loyola Marymount University
Donald N. Bersoff, PhD, JD
President │ American Psychological Association
Linda James Myers, PhD
Designated ABPsi Representative To CNPAAEMI │ The Ohio State University
Norman B. Anderson, PhD
Chief Executive Officer │ American Psychological Association
Gwendolyn P. Keita, PhD
Executive Director, APA Public Interest Directorate
Lynda D. Field, PhD
President, NLPA │ University of Suffolk