Tag: President

  • As many of you know, I am employed at a large academic medical center in Arkansas. 2021 has been a year of transition for my department. Earlier this year, a beloved employee who was the heart and soul of our department decided to retire. In honor of her years of dedicated service, I hosted a […]

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  • As a profession, social work is uniquely positioned to address both of these crises. Social workers have the knowledge and skills to help those who are encountering economic and emotional distress as a result of the pandemic. With our profession’s lenses of systems theory and advocacy, social workers can be effective change agents at the […]

  • However, one thing we know for certain is that 2020 will be a year of change and transition for ASWB. Several weeks ago, I shared with you that the ASWB Board of Directors had selected Dwight Hymans, ASWB’s current COO, as the next CEO of ASWB. Dwight will move into his new role on May […]

  • This position consists of one year as president-elect, two years as president, and a final year as past president. At the end of the 2019 Delegate Assembly, it will be my time to transition from the role of president to the role of past president. As the transfer of leadership nears, I’d like to take […]

  • Incoming ASWB president Harold Dean of Arkansas has had a busy year as president-elect getting ready for the passing of the gavel at the conclusion of the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Delegate Assembly in Orlando, Florida. The past year’s orientation has included attending international and national conferences on regulation, serving on the ASWB Finance […]

  • The ASWB Board achieves this responsibility by embracing healthy, ethical, and legal governance and prudent financial oversight; ensuring adequate resources; and focusing on issues pertinent to our membership. The Board examines generative questions, scans the horizon, and is forward thinking about the association, member board needs, and public protection. The Board is keeping two issues […]

  •   In taking the oath of office, all members of the ASWB Board of Directors pledged to make governance decisions that are in the best interest of the association. Although the 2019 Board has been governing for only a few months, Board members have coalesced into a high-performing group. I would like to share how […]