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ASWB Chief Executive Officer[/caption] The ASWB Board of Directors announced at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly that CEO Mary Jo Monahan, MSW, LCSW, will be retiring in July 2020. She became CEO of ASWB in 2013. Monahan and the Board of Directors have already begun working collaboratively on a succession plan. She will continue serving as CEO until her successor is hired." ["post_title"]=> string(27) "CEO retirement announcement" ["post_excerpt"]=> string(0) "" ["post_status"]=> string(7) "publish" ["comment_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["ping_status"]=> string(6) "closed" ["post_password"]=> string(0) "" ["post_name"]=> string(27) "ceo-retirement-announcement" ["to_ping"]=> string(0) "" ["pinged"]=> string(0) "" ["post_modified"]=> string(19) "2019-11-12 16:47:45" ["post_modified_gmt"]=> string(19) "2019-11-12 20:47:45" ["post_content_filtered"]=> string(0) "" ["post_parent"]=> int(0) ["guid"]=> string(63) "https://www.aswb.org/?post_type=aswb_announcements&p=81962" ["menu_order"]=> int(0) ["post_type"]=> string(18) "aswb_announcements" ["post_mime_type"]=> string(0) "" ["comment_count"]=> string(1) "0" ["filter"]=> string(3) "raw" } [1]=> object(WP_Post)#1821 (24) { ["ID"]=> int(81966) ["post_author"]=> string(1) "3" ["post_date"]=> string(19) "2019-11-12 16:32:39" ["post_date_gmt"]=> string(19) "2019-11-12 20:32:39" ["post_content"]=> string(3325) "Frederic G. Reamer, Ph.D., professor in the graduate program of the Rhode Island College School of Social Work, was honored as the inaugural recipient of the ASWB Contributor Award. The award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions through exemplary support, leadership, or regulatory research activities that advance social work regulation and its public protection mission and who is not directly affiliated with ASWB. This award is presented in the year when a recipient is chosen. [caption id="attachment_81968" align="aligncenter" width="800"]Photo of Mary Jo Monahan, Ric Reamer, and Tim Brown Frederic G. Reamer, center, is the first recipient of the ASWB Contributor Award. It was presented to him by Tim Brown, president. CEO Mary Jo Monahan delighted Dr. Reamer when she gave him a personalized bobblehead designed to look like him.[/caption]
Emily DeAngelo, administrator of the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners, received the 2019 Glenda McDonald Board Administrator Award for Outstanding Commitment to Social Work Regulatory Board Service. DeAngelo has been the administrator of the Louisiana board for 11 years and employed by the board for more than 20 years. She first won this award in 2005. [caption id="attachment_81969" align="aligncenter" width="800"]Photo of John Shalett and Emily DeAngelo Emily DeAngelo (LA) received the Glenda McDonald award from John Shalett, chair of the Louisiana Board of Social Work Examiners.[/caption]
Robert Payne, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Idaho, received the 2019 Sunny Andrews Award for Outstanding Commitment to Social Work Regulatory Board Service. Payne served as a member of the Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners for 20 years, finishing his final term on July 30, 2019. He was appointed to the regulatory board in 2000 and last served as board chair in 2016. [caption id="attachment_81967" align="aligncenter" width="800"]Photo of Donna Hatch and Robert Payne Robert Payne (ID) received the Sunny Andrews award from Donna Hatch, chair of the Idaho Board of Social Work Examiners.[/caption]
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