A nine-member Board of Directors, two of whom are a non-psychologist public representative, governs the National Register. New Board members are solicited from among the Registrant population and elsewhere and are elected by the Board for a four-year term. Each year, all Board members sign a confidentiality agreement that includes a conflict of interest agreement. In addition, the National Register has written policies of whistleblower protection and document retention.

Folen for NRRaymond A. Folen, PhD, ABPP (2015–2018)
President/Chair, Registrant since 1979

Dr. Folen is the Executive Director of the Hawaii Psychological Association. From 1984–2016, Dr. Folen worked at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii where he was the first Chief of the Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology Service and later became the Chief of the Department of Psychology in 2007. He also served as the Co-Director of the Virtual Reality Research Laboratory at Pacific Telehealth & Technology HUI in Honolulu. Dr. Folen’s research and professional interests span a wide range of issues including primary care psychology, telehealth, psychopharmacology and biofeedback.

 

dr-june-ching-198x198June W. J. Ching, PhD, ABPP (2017–2020)
Treasurer, Registrant since 1982

Dr. Ching is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing in Hawaii for 36 years as a clinical and forensic psychologist, concentrating on the psychological assessment and treatment of a culturally diverse population of children, adults, couples, and families. She is a Clinical Affiliate Faculty with the University of Hawaii’s Clinical Studies Department of Psychology. A Fellow of APA, her contributions have focused on the advancement of psychology as a profession through advocacy, public education, and the promotion of initiatives which further the field for next generation of practicing psychologists. Dr. Ching has served in key leadership positions within her state and national governance, including President of the Hawaii Psychological Association, and as the first Asian-American woman President of APA Division 42 in 2015. She recently completed a term as vice-chair on the APA Practice Organization Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and holds a seat on the APA Council of Representatives.

 

Wise for NRErica H. Wise, PhD (2016–2019)
Secretary, Registrant since 1992

Dr. Wise is Clinical Professor and Director of the Psychology Training Clinic for the Department of Psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill. She teaches doctoral level courses that focus on clinical theory and practice, ethics, and diversity. She is a former chair of the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee and the North Carolina Psychology Board. Dr. Wise is a frequent presenter and consultant on ethical issues in clinical psychology. Her professional interests include education and training, psychotherapy outcome research, and applications of ethics and self-care in academic and professional practice settings.

 

Ron Manderscheid, PhD (2018–2021)
Public Representative

Ron Manderscheid, PhD, serves as the Executive Director of the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors. Concurrently, he is Executive Director of the National Association for Rural Mental Health, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, and Adjunct Professor, School of Social Work, University of Southern California. Dr. Manderscheid serves on the boards of the Cosmos Club, the Employee Assistance Research Foundation, the Danya Institute, the Council on Quality and Leadership, the NASMHPD Research Institute, and the Nation Register of Health Service Psychologists. He also serves as the Co-Chair of the Coalition for Whole Health. Previously, he served as the Director of Mental Health and Substance Use Programs at the Global Health Sector of SRA International and in several federal leadership roles in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Throughout his career, he has emphasized and promoted peer and family concerns.

 

Henry for NRJoshua P. Henry, JD (2015–2018)
Public Representative

Mr. Henry earned his JD from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2003. He is a Partner at Wells, Marble & Hurst, PLLC, where he specializes in complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on defense. He was peer-nominated a “Rising Star of the Mid-South” for Commercial Defense and Intellectual Property Litigation in Super Lawyers Magazine. He serves on the National Committee of the Boy Scouts of America and on an Advisory Committee to the Secretary of the State in Intellectual Property, Software and Technology. He is also a supporter and Professional Partner of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.

 

LeBlond for NRMichael H. LeBlond, PhD, MBA (2015–2018)
Registrant since 2013

Dr. LeBlond spent over 20 years in the high technology and Internet industries before rededicating his life to giving back to the community through psychology. He earned his MBA in 1985 from the University of Denver and his PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO in 2010. He was the Vice President of MX Logic from 2004 to 2005 and of WebEx Communications, Inc. from 1999 to 2003. From 1988 to 1997 he held several positions with Apple Computer including Director of Technology Licensing and Director of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development. He has served on the Board of Directors for Denver Leadership Foundation, Arapahoe House, and Centennial Peaks Psychiatric Hospital. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of WebPsychology, LLC.

 

Logan for NRPatricia Logan, PhD (2016–2019)
Registrant since 2011

Dr. Logan is a practicing School Psychologist in the Gwinnett County School District in Georgia and has a part-time private practice in Cumming, Georgia. Dr. Logan received her B.A., M.S., and PhD at Mississippi State University. She completed an APA-accredited internship in Pediatric Psychology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has held several research and faculty positions since completing her training, including her most recent appointments at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology. Previous experience includes a faculty position at the University of Alabama (Tuscaloosa), a research fellowship at the University of Georgia, and serving on the Executive Board of the Georgia Association of School Psychologists. She has expertise working with a wide spectrum of patients, including children and adolescents with congenital cardiac defects and comorbid social and emotional regulation difficulties. In addition to being a currently licensed psychologist in Ohio, Dr. Logan is recognized as a Health Service Psychologist by the National Register.

 

Sarah Shelton, PsyD, MPH, MSCP (2017–2020)
Registrant since 2007

Dr. Shelton received her PsyD in clinical health psychology from Spalding University in 2005. She was appointed Chief Resident at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine for her internship year. She then completed two postdoctoral fellowships at the Medical College of Georgia in medical psychology and behavioral medicine and also earned a Master of Public Health degree. She completed graduate training in Forensics at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and earned a Postdoctoral Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is a licensed psychologist in Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Tennessee, and Ohio and has been in private practice for over a decade, specializing in medical and forensic psychology assessment and expert witness testimony in her multi-state multi-disciplinary private practice. She is the Director of the Integrative Behavioral Health Scholars Program for Spalding University’s doctoral program in clinical psychology, where she trains and supervises doctoral psychology students working in primary care settings. Additionally, she is a course developer and professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in their Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology program, equipping psychologists in Illinois with the ability to prescribe psychotropic medications. She is also faculty in a Criminal Justice graduate program and has taught in graduate Public Health programs. Dr. Shelton is currently President of the Kentucky Psychological Association, holds an appointment on a committee for the APA Div 41 American Psychology-Law Society, and is the Director of Continuing Education for APA Div 55 American Society for the Advancement of Pharmacotherapy.