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Awards Committee

Co-Chairs: Randall McKeeman, MSEd, CCLS and Sheila Palm, MA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Eileen Clark, MSM, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

Mission and Goals:  The mission of the Awards Committee is to:

The Committee’s process includes the following tasks:


 

Certifying Committee

Senior Chair and Board Liaison:  Quinn Franklin, MS, CCLS
Chair-Elect:  Lucy Raab, MA, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor:  Ame Enright, Director of Certification

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Certifying Committee is to:


 

Conference Program Committee

Chair:  Anne Claire Hickman, CCLS, CIMI
Chair-Elect: Barbara Romito, MA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Meghan Kelly, MSEd, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor:  Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Conference & Professional Development

Mission and Goals:  The mission of the Conference Program Committee is to:


 

Conference Host Committee 

Chairs: Rene Guilbeau, CCLS and Sharon Wesberry, CCLS
Board Liaison:  Meghan Kelly, MSEd, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Conference & Professional Development

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Conference Host Committee is to:


 

Education & Training Committee

Chairs: Nora Hager, MA, CCLS and Kristy Berksza, MS, CCLS
Board Liaison:  Eileen Clark, MSM, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor:  Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Education and Training Committee is to:


 

Evidence-Based Practice Committee

Chairs: Lori Gottwein, CCLS and Amanda Moatz, MEd, CCLS
Board Liaison: Missi Hicks, MS, CCLS, LPC, RPT-S
CLC Staff Advisor: Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Evidence-Based Practice Committee is to:


 

 Nominating Committee

Chair and Board Liaison: Diane Hart, MA, CCLS, EDAC
CLC Staff Advisor:  Dennis Reynolds, MA, CAE, Executive Director and Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Nominating Committee is to:


 

Professional Resources Committee

Chairs: Dr. Anne Mohl, PhD, CCLS and Elizabeth Ayoub, CCLS 
Board Liaison: Missi Hicks, MS, CCLS, LPC, RPT-S
CLC Staff Advisor:  Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Professional Resources Committee is to:


 

Research & Scholarship Committee

Co-Chairs: Ali Chrisler, MA, CCLS and Kathryn Cantrell, MA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Lisa Ciarrocca, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Research and Scholarship Committee is to


 

Web and Online Networking Advisory Committee

Co-Chairs:  Robyn Snyder, MSEd, CCLS and Becky Ringlbauer, MA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Eileen Clark, MSM, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Shirene Urry, Manager of Communications & Marketing

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Web and Online Networking Advisory Committee is to:


Work Groups

 

Archives Management Group

Chairs: Civita Brown, MS, CCLS and Lois Pearson, MEd, CCLS
Board Liaison:  Lisa Ciarrocca, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor:  Genevieve Finn, Manager of Member Communications

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Archives Management Group is to:


 

AAP Liaison

Liaison: Barbara Romito, MA, CCLS

Mission and Goals: The role of the CLC Liaison to the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Health Care is to:


 

Bulletin Editorial Panel and Focus Review Board

Executive Editor: Jaime Bruce Holliman, MA, CCLS
Associate Editor: Jessika Boles, MEd, CCLS
Board Liaison: Carla Oliver, MSW, CCLS
Staff Liaison:  Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Bulletin Editorial Panel and Focus Review Board is to:


 

Official Documents Work Group

Chair: Ellen Good, MSEd, CCLS
Board Liaison: Carla Oliver, MSW, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The charge to the Official Documents Work Group is to:


 

Past Presidents Advisory Group

Chair/Board Liaison: Amy Bullock Morse, MSEd, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Dennis Reynolds, MA, CAE, Executive Director

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Past Presidents Advisory Group is to:


 

 

Public Policy Work Group

Co-Chairs: Stephanie Hopkinson, MA, CCLS and Jennifer Fieten, MA, CCLS Board Liaison: Kate Shamszad, MS, CCLS CLC Staff Advisor: Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Public Policy Work Group is to monitor national dialogues relating to legislation, policy, and guidelines that impact pediatric psychosocial care, inform the membership through Work Group blogs, and share insights with the CLC Board on potential conversations in which CLC could be involved.


 

Webinar Advisory Group (WAG)

Chair: Dr. Anne Mohl, PhD, CCLS
Board Liaison: Meghan Kelly, MSEd, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Professional Resources & Development and Dennis Reynolds, MA, CAE, Executive Director

Mission and Goals: The role of the Webinar Advisory Group (WAG) is to:


Task Forces

 

Academic Preparation: Task Force 2022

Co-Chairs: Troy Pinkney-Ragsdale, CCLS, and Cathy Humphreys, BASc, CLSt.dipl., CCLS
Board Liaison: Quinn Franklin, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor:  Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The charge of the task force is to recommend the progression of steps and a timetable whereby, effective 2020, all newly credentialed Certified Child Life Specialists must hold an advanced degree from an academic program that has been accredited by CLC. The Task Force is charged with developing related policies and procedures, including overall minimum curriculum and other requirements for programs, and a specific infrastructure for the accreditation process, including ongoing review and renewal.



Diversity Task Force 

Co-Chairs:  Gloria Mattera, MS, MEd, CCLS, and Terry Spearman, CCLS
Board Liaison: Missi Hicks, MS, CCLS, LPC, RPT-S
CLC Staff Advisor:  Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The charge of the Diversity Task Force is to:


  

Internship Program Accreditation Task Force 

Co-Chairs: Kristin Maier, CCLS, and Katherine Bennett, M Ed, CCLS
Board Liaison: Lucy Raab, MA, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor:  Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals:The charge to the Internship Accreditation Task Force is to:


 

Practicum Task Force

Co-Chairs: Linsey Hammon, CCLS, and Jennifer Guilliams, CCLS, CIMI
Board Liaison: Suzanne Graca, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The charge of the Practicum Task Force is to examine and document the range of practices currently in use in practicums in child life programs.


 

Professional Benchmarking Task Force

Co-Chairs: Patrice Brylske, MPA, CCLS and Jamie Snow, MBA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Kate Shamszad, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

Mission and Goals: The charge to the Professional Benchmarking Task Force is to:


 

Program Standards Task Force 

Co-Chairs: Ellen Hollon, MS, CCLS, and Sheri Mosely, MS, CCLS
Board Liaison: Suzanne Graca, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor:  Alli Reilly, MS, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The charge of the Program Standards Task Force is to: