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Executive Committee





Randy J. Simmonds, Ph.D.

West Region

2016-2018 President

Currently the Executive Director of Samaritan Center of the Rockies, Randy has been an active member of AAPC since he joined as a student member in 1980. An AAMFT Clinical Fellow, he is the founding Executive Director of three Samaritan Counseling Centers as well as an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Colorado Mountain College, Vail, Colorado. His extensive volunteer work outside of AAPC includes work supporting the Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, The Family Relations Council of Louisiana, the Rotary Club of Eagle Valley, Vail Valley Cares and the United Way of the Eagle River Valley.




Tere Tyner Canzoneri

Southeast Region

2016-2018 Vice President

Currently Tere is the Manager, Member Care and Wellness at The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship and a pastoral counselor for the Emmanuel Center for Pastoral Counseling of St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia. She has served in a wide range of volunteer leadership positions for AAPC including serving on the Bylaws Revision and Certification Committee and operating as a member of the Board of Governors.





Florence De Witt

Heartland Region

2016-2018 Secretary

Flo has served as AAPC's secretary since 2015, prior to which she was on the executive committee for the former Midwest, now Heartland, Region. Her career highlights include serving as an Organizational Development Specialist, Worcester, Massachusetts; Secretary and Vice Chair Beech Acres Parenting Center; and Faculty and Assistant Director of Masters in Pastoral Counseling, Athenaeum of Ohio.




Elizabeth Denham Thompson

West Region

2017-2019 Treasurer

Elizabeth owns her own consulting firm, Eremos Consulting Group, where she provides consulting services to clergy and congregations. She has served as AAPC's treasurer since 2015. Elizabeth began her relationship with AAPC as a member of the Southeast Region before moving to Denver where she has served as a member of the West Region leadership team. Prior to founding Eremos, Elizabeth served as an Executive Director of CENTUS Counseling & Consulting Center; Director of Education for Samaritan Institute; and as an Adjunct Professor at Iliff School of Theology in Denver, Colorado.






The Rev. Dr. Claire W. Bamberg,

Northeast Region

2017-2020 Director-at-Large



The Rev. Wallace N. Fletcher, Jr.,
D.Min, NCPsyA

Atlantic Region

2017-2020 Director-at-Large




Joshua Hoyeong Jong,

Eastern Region

2016-2019 Director-at-Large



The Rev. Jill L. Snodgrass,

Atlantic Region

2016-2019 Director-at-Large




The Rev. Kirsten Sonkyo Oh,


Pacific Region

2017-2020 Director-at-Large