Dr. Sammons oversees the management of all facets of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists and its Board of Directors. He takes part in the review and approval of credentialing applications to ensure that all applicants meet specific standards to become a member, oversees the Committee on Professional Practice and Ethics (COPPE), represents the organization at local and national psychology meetings and conventions, contributes to the National Register’s fundraising efforts, and acts as a contributor and editor of The Register Report and other publications and promotional materials. Dr. Sammons also plays an integral role as a liaison with related organizations and leaders in the profession, as well as seeking out partnering opportunities to continually develop the National Register’s impact in the psychology field.
Andrew assists the Executive Officer with all aspects of office management for the National Register of Health Service Psychologists. He manages relationships with affiliate organizations, oversees and contributes to outreach strategies for member and consumer communications, coordinates preparations for meetings with the Board of Directors, and is actively involved in the National Register’s fundraising efforts. Andrew also acts as a primary contact for licensure mobility to assist members and promote the Register’s mobility program to state and provincial licensing boards.
Terry works with the Executive Officer and Assistant Director to develop the National Register’s member benefits and establish valuable communications with current and potential members. She oversees the continuing education program, licensure verification, member reinstatements and Emeritus status, and member outreach regarding maintaining the Health Service Psychologist credential. Terry is also the primary contact for placing an advertisement in The Register Report.
Chynere works with the communications staff to develop the National Register’s publications and promotional materials. She assists with the promotion of resourceful information to consumers and members through our websites and social media outlets.
Kim is the National Register’s primary point of contact for licensed psychologists applying for the HSP credential. She provides information and clarification on the criteria and guidelines for credentialing, maintenance of credential requirements, and application or reapplication procedures. Kim also has an essential role assisting applicants with initial file preparation, training program accreditation identification, and supervisor credentials verification.
Mary works with the communications staff to assist with administrative duties for the National Register. She supports marketing initiatives, processes credential renewals, and handles other Registrant requests and transactions.
Credential Review Coordinator
Laura is the National Register’s primary point of contact for doctoral students or trainees who are interested in banking their credentials in preparation for licensure and the HSP credential. She oversees the credential review process, maintains communication with student applicants throughout their education and training, and answers questions regarding international degrees. Laura also has an essential role with doctoral degree evaluation and assisting applicants with initial file preparation, training program accreditation identification, and supervisor credentials verification.
Catherine works with the Executive Officer and Assistant Director to develop and maintain the National Register’s websites: www.FindaPsychologist.org, www.NationalRegister.org, and www.NationalRegisterPro.org. She oversees the promotion of resourceful information to consumers and members through these sites and associated social media outlets. Catherine also manages article contributions to www.FindaPsychologist.org from National Register members and applicants.
Samantha works with the Executive Officer and Assistant Director to handle administrative duties for the National Register. She answers member questions regarding credential renewal and verification, communicates with scholarship applicants and awardees, and supports marketing outreach. Samantha also processes requests for purchasing and updating member expanded profile pages.
Senior Professional Consultant
Gary is Managing Editor of the National Register’s new peer-reviewed Journal of Health Service Psychology (JHSP). He actively collaborates with JHSP contributors to develop clinically oriented content for publication.