OFFICERS & COUNCILLORS


SCPS Officers 2017-2018


  Joseph Simpson, M.D., President

  Anita Red, M.D., President-elect

  Erick H. Cheung, M.D., Treasurer

  Galya Rees, M.D.,Treasurer-elect

  Amy Woods, M.D., Secretary




Past Presidents

David Fogelson, M.D.
Heather Silverman, M.D.
Curley Bonds, M.D.



Councillors

Ijeoma Ijeaku, M.D., Inland Region Councillor
Haig Goenjian, Los Angeles South Councillor
Marc Cohen, M.D., San Fernando Valley Councillor
Matthew Goldenberg, D.O., San Fernando Valley Councillor
Steve Khachi, M.D., San Gabriel Valley/East LA Councillor
Roderick Shaner, M.D., San Gabriel Valley/East LA Councillor
Vacant, Santa Barbara Councillor
Michelle Furuta, M.D., South Bay Councillor
Julia Krankl, M.D., Ventura Councillor
Zoe Aron, M.D. West LA Councillor
Sophie Duriez, M.D., West LA Councillor
Zeb Little, M.D., West LA Councillor
Ariel Seroussi, M.D., West LA Councillor
Daniel Bonnici, M.D., Early Career Psychiatrist Representative
Patrick Wiita, M.D., Early Career Psychiatrist Deputy Representative
Michelle Meshman, M.D, Resident-Fellow Representative
Katherine Unverferth, M.D., Resident-Fellow Representative
Steve Soldinger, M.D., Federal Legislative Representative
Davin Agustines, D.O., State Legislative Representative
David Fogelson, M.D., APA Assembly Representative
Mary Ann Schaepper, M.D., APA Assembly Representative
Steve Soldinger, M.D., APA Assembly Representative
Daniel H. Willick, Esq., Legal Counsel
Mindi Thelen, Executive Director



Officer and Councillor Job Descriptions

President

TERM OF OFFICE
Serves a term of one year. Remains a voting member on Council for three years as Past-President.

SUPERVISES BUSINESS AND AFFAIRS
The President presides at all general meetings of members, Council meetings and Executive Committee meetings.

PREPARES AGENDAS
The President schedules and prepares the agendas for all Council meetings and meetings of the general membership (with the assistance of the Executive Director).

KEEPS COUNCIL INFORMED
The President keeps the Council and Executive Committee informed of the conditions and operations of the Society.

ELECTS COMMITTEE CHAIRS
The President selects, or approves, all chairs of the Society’s committees and task forces.
At the end of each president’s term of office, a letter is written to each committee chair dismissing them from their responsibility so that the incoming president may select his/her own committee chairs.

OUTLINES AND MONITORS COMMITTEE TASKS
The President outlines and updates the purpose and duties of each committee and task force, and monitors their progress.

DIRECTS FORMULATION OF POLICIES
The President directs the Council in formulating policies and programs to further the goals and objectives of the Society.

CONDUCTS ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REVIEW
The President conducts an annual review of organizational performance and effectiveness, including a review of the director’s performance.

RECOMMENDS STRUCTURAL CHANGES
The President recommends changes in the Society’s structure, when necessary, to the Council.

ACTS AS PUBLIC SPOKESPERSON
The President may act as a spokesperson for the Society to the public, press, legislative bodies, and other related organizations (a task that is shared with Federal and State Legislative Representative, the Public Affairs Committee Chair and the Executive Director).