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COMMITTEES

 

Awards Committee

Co-Chairs: Belinda Sweett, CCLS and Kitty O'Brien, MA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Troy Pinkney-Ragsdale, MA, CCLS
CLC Staff Advisor: Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Conference and Professional Development

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

The Committee’s process includes the following tasks:

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Certifying Committee

Senior Chair and Board Liaison: Lucy Raab, MA, CCLS 
Chair-Elect: Nancy Ramhap, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison:  Ame Enright, Director of Certification

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

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Conference Program Committee

Chair:  Victoria Vaden, MA, CCLS
Chair-Elect: Jodi Bauers, CCLS 
Board Liaison: Carla Oliver, MSW, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison:  Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Conference and Professional Development

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

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Conference Host Committee 

Chair: Shannon Rivers, CCLS
Board Liaison: Carla Oliver, MSW, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Conference and Professional Development

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

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Education & Training Committee

Co-chairs: Debbie Wagers, CCLS and Emily Mozena, MA, CTRS, CCLS
Board Liaison: Troy Pinkney-Ragsdale, MA, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

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

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Evidence-Based Practice Committee

Co-chairs: Annette Bonjour, CCLS and Emily Jones, CCLS
Board Liaison: Anne Claire Hickman, CCLS, CIMI
CLC Staff Liaison: Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

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

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Finance Committee

Chair: Sheila Palm, MA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Patrice Brylske, MPA, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Jim Gandorf, CAE, CEO & Executive Director

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

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International Collaboration Committee

Co-chairs: Chris Brown, MS, CCLS and Ellen Hollon, MS, CCLS
Board Liaison: Anita Pumphrey, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

Mission and Goals: The mission of the International Collaboration Committee is to: 

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Internship Accreditation Oversight Committee

Chair: Michelle Townsend, MS, CCLS
Board Liaison: Patrice Brylske, MPA, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Internship Accreditation Oversight Committee is to manage the CLC internship accreditation process in collaboration with the CLC office. Responsibilities include: 

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Leadership Development Committee

Co-chairs: Eileen Clark, MSM, CCLS and Stephanie Hopkinson, MA, CCLS
Board Liaison: Sheila Palm, MA, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Leadership Development Advisory Committee is to:

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 Nominating Committee

Chair and Board Liaison: Carla Oliver, MSW, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: James Gandorf, CAE, Executive Director

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

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Professional Resources Committee

Co-chairs: Teresa Schoell, MA, CCLS and Amanda Meyer, CCLS
Board Liaison: Sheila Palm, MA, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison:  Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

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

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Research & Scholarship Committee

Co-Chairs: Amy Curry, MS, CCLS and Jenny Staab, MS, CCLS
Board Liaison: Patrice Brylske, MPA, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

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

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Undergraduate Endorsement Review Committee

Co-Chairs: Anita Pumphrey, MS, CCLS and Christine Slavik, MEd, CCLS
Board Liaison: Jill Koss, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: The mission of the committee is to review program recommendations made by Task Force 2022 and develop a framework for the rollout of undergraduate program endorsement for Board member review.   The Board asks the committee to include the following in their recommendations: 

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Web and Online Networking Advisory Committee

Co-Chairs: Katie Beard, CCLS and Jessica Correnti, MS, CCLS, CEIM
Board Liaison: Chantal LeBlanc, BPs, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

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

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WORK GROUPS

 

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:

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Archives Management Group

Co-chairs: Civita Brown, MS, CCLS and Lois Pearson, MEd, CCLS
Board Liaison:  Chantal LeBlanc, BPs, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison:  Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Conference and Professional Development

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

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Bulletin Editorial Panel and Focus Review Board

Executive Editor: Jessika Boles, MEd, CCLS
Associate Editor: Katherine Bennett, MEd, CCLS
Board Liaison: Jill Koss, MS, CCLS
Staff Liaison:  Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

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

 

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Official Documents Work Group

Chairs: Ellen Good, MSEd, CCLS
Board Liaison: Sheri Mosely, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Colleen Maguire, Deputy Director

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


 

Past Presidents Advisory Group

Chair/Board Liaison: Carla Oliver, MSW, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Jim Gandorf, CAE, CEO & Executive Director

Mission and Goals: The mission of the Past Presidents Advisory Group is to serve as a resource to the association, as requested by the current President.

 

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Public Policy Work Group

Co-Chairs: Jennifer Fieten, MA, CCLS and Kelly Outlaw, MS, CCLS
Board Liaison:
Anita Pumphrey, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison:
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 and to inform and educate the membership.

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Webinar Advisory Group (WAG)

Chair: Kate Shamszad, MS, CCLS and Jennifer Guilliams, CCLS, CIMI
Board Liaison: 
Anne Claire Hickman, CCLS, CIMI
CLC Staff Liaison: Ramona Spencer, CMP, Manager of Professional Resources & Development

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

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TASK FORCES

 

Advanced Certificate Task Force

Chair: Amy Morse, MSEd, CCLS
Board Liaison: Troy Pinkney-Ragsdale, MS, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison: Ame Enright, Director of Certification 

Mission and Goals: The role of this task force is to investigate the feasibility of creating and offering a diagnosis-based or specialty population-specific recognition for advanced education and training for child life specialists

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Community Based Practice Task Force

Chair: Missi Hicks, MS, CCLS, RPT-S and Lisa Ciarrocca, CCLS
Board Liaison: Anne Claire Hickman, CCLS, CIMI
CLC Staff Liaison:  Jennifer Lipsey, Certification Coordinator

Mission and Goals: The role of this task force is to:

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Graduate Program Accreditation Task Force

Co-chairs:  Cathy Humphreys, CCLS and Michelle Minyard-Widmann, MS, CCLS
Board Liaison: Lucy Raab, MA, CCLS
CLC Staff Liaison:  Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services

Mission and Goals: Develop a framework for the accreditation of graduate child life programs for Board member review.  The task force will include the following in their recommendations to the Board:

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Research Task Force

Co-chairs: Amy Curry, MS, CCLS and Annette Bonjour, BS, CCLS
Board Liaison: Anne Claire Hickman, CCLS, CIMI 
CLC Staff Liaison: Meagan Roloff, MA, CCLS, Manager of Professional Resources and Services 

Mission and Goals: The role of this task force is to:

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