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Vol. XVIII, No. 4
Fall 2006
ATSA Public Policy Mission - Important Message

Dear ATSA colleagues:


As you are probably aware, the ATSA Board decided a couple of years ago that we must take public positions on issues for which we have  scientific data, both to fulfill our mission of educating and  protecting the public, and to protect our ability to practice according  to the best data available. ATSA has hired Alisa Klein part time to help us track important issues, formulate positions, and make our positions known. We have had a voice in many important issues, and we are pleased with our success to date, but there is much more to do. For a comprehensive overview of what Alisa has accomplished in her first nearly six months, be sure to read her article in the this issue of the ATSA Forum. 


The board is very interested in whether you would be willing to increase ATSA's public policy voice with either (1) a modest dues increase for all members like $10-$20/year, or (2) a voluntary contribution paid along with your dues, or (3) some combination of these options? We would also appreciate any other suggestions you may have about funding our public policy efforts.


Please feel free to e-mail your thoughts and ideas to your regional coordinator at the addresses below.


Thank you!

Regional representatives can be contacted at:

Canadian Provincial Coordinator:  Robin J. Wilson, Ph.D.
Phone: (416 675 6622 ext 3255; E-mail: dr.wilsonrj@rogers.com
Representing: Canada

Eastern Regional Coordinator:  Craig A. Latham, Ph.D.
Phone: (508) 650-4800; E-mail: clatham@forensicdoc.com
Representing: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont

Midwestern Regional Coordinator:  Rebecca Palmer, M.S.
Phone: (708) 386-8145 ext. 23; E-mail: rpalmer802@aol.com
Representing:  Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin

Mountain Regional Coordinator:  Peggy Heil, L.C.S.W.
Phone: (719) 240-8360; E-mail: peggy.heil@cdps.state.co.us
Representing:  Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah and Wyoming

Pacific Regional Coordinator:  Gerry D. Blasingame, M.A.
Phone: (530) 248-3000; E-mail: gblasingame@ndth.org
Representing: Alaska, California, Hawaii, Oregon and Washington

Southern Regional Coordinator:  Jill S. Levenson, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.
Phone: (954) 735-6240; E-mail: jsljwm@bellsouth.net
Representing: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia

Southwestern Regional Coordinator:  Grace L. Davis, LMSW-ACP
Phone: (512) 936-1598; E-mail: gdavis11@austin.rr.com
Representing: Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas [Back to Top]