Andrew T. Austin-Dailey, MDiv, MS, Director
Austin-Dailey has been with the Minority Fellowship Program (MFP) since October 2002. He is responsible for the overall program, including the vision and mission of MFP. Austin-Dailey works closely with our federal funding agencies and advisory committees regarding policy decisions and serves as a liaison for MFP's relationships with other organizations.
Ben Black, BA, MHSAS Program Coordinator
Black became part of the MFP team in June 2014. He is responsible for the daily administration of the MFP Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (MHSAS) Fellowship, serves as a liaison to other APA offices and is the main MFP contact for all MHSAS fellows.
Urmi Chakrabarti, MA, clinical Program Manager
Chakrabarti has been with the MFP since July 2012. She is responsible for the overall administration of the MHSAS Fellowship, Services for Transition Age Youth Fellowship (STAY), and the Recovery to Practice initiative. Chakrabarti is also in charge of developing new projects and working with the director to secure additional funding for clinically-oriented programs.
Dianne T. Eades-Goudy, MFP, Administrative Coordinator
Eades-Goudy started with MFP in March 2015. She has over 22 years of experience working for non-profits. She provides administrative coordination and support for MFP. She serves as MFP's events coordinator and liaison to other support offices within APA. She also coordinates publication reports such as the annual newsletter and other dissemination of material to the MFP community. Eades-Goudy is also responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the website, data management support and mailing lists. She will also be assisting with funding proposals and budget tracking.
Kyra D. Kissam, PhD, Research Program Manager
Kissam has been with MFP since March 2005. She develops and coordinates MFP activities related to the Psychology Summer Institute. Kissam is responsible for the development and maintenance of our databases, data collection and analyses, and evaluation reports. Kissam is also in charge of special projects such as FellowsNet and works with the director to secure additional funding for research-oriented programs.
Lauren Pandes-Carter, BS, STAY Program Coordinator
Pandes-Carter became part of the MFP team in June 2015. She graduated with a BS in psychology and is currently pursuing her MPS in clinical psychology. She is responsible for the daily administration of the MFP STAY Fellowship, serves as a liaison to other APA offices, and is the main MFP contact for all STAY fellows.