FEDAC Campus/Training Representatives: Activities & Responsibilities

What will the FEDAC Campus/Training Representatives actually do?

  • Serve as key contact at his/her institution for FEDAC Network and enlist the help of other faculty members with grassroots activities:
    • Action Alerts (Letter-writing/Phone Calling Campaigns)
    • Identifying Psychologist Constituents for Hill Visits
    • Requests for Help in Drafting Congressional Testimony
  • Participate in Conference Call with Regional FEDAC (Infrequent)
  • Share Information at Periodic Meetings with Faculty Members

How much time will FEDAC Campus/Training Representatives actually devote to education advocacy?

  • Routine Activities (1/2 Hour/Month or Less via Listserv/Phone)
    (e.g., Forward/Respond to FEDAC Requests)
  • Possible Conference Call w/ Regional FEDAC (Infrequent-1 Hour)
    (e.g., Discuss Issues, Recruiting Problems/Possible Solutions)
  • Periodic Meetings with Faculty to Nurture Network (Approx. 1 Hr.)
    (e.g., Discuss Issues/Problems/Possible Solutions)

With whom will the FEDAC Campus/Training Representatives interact directly or occasionally?

  • Regional FEDAC
  • Faculty Members
  • APAGS Campus Representatives
  • APA Education Government Relations Office Staff

What about expenses related to FEDAC Campus/Training Representatives' work?

  • Expenses related to the FEDAC Campus/Training Representatives’ work are not expected to be significant. However, APA will reimburse for any expenses associated with FEDAC activity
    (e.g., mailings, telephone, etc.) 

Nina G. Levitt, EdD American Psychological Association