Presidential Citation

One of the greatest ways to enhance an organizations wealth and well-being is to recognize the work of other contributors to the mission of the Society. The Presidential Citation recognizes the extraordinary efforts and accomplishments made by Division 19 members and others to the field of military psychology and/or to the Society in the areas of leadership, service, and advocacy.
2019
Division 19 President: Stephen V. Bowles, PhD, ABPP
Nathan Ainspan

Nathan Ainspan

PhD

For his steadfast service to Division 19, his leadership in significant research and policy advancements for the field of military psychology, and his profound and positive impact on the lives of millions of service members and veterans.
Hubert Annen

Hubert Annen

PhD

For his leadership in international military psychology collaborations, his steadfast commitment to advancing military psychology scholarship, and his service to the Society of Military Psychology.
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Lieutenant Aaron J. Banas

PsyD

For his selfless service, leadership, and innovative approaches to serving the military community while forwarding the mission of the Society for Military Psychology.
Kathryn Barrs

Kathryn Barrs

PsyD

For her steadfast leadership to the Society through pioneering the implementation of the Regional Symposia Series and her commitment to supporting military mental health.

Major David M. Barry

PhD

For his leadership in expanding the reach of the Society to students, as well as his commitment to serving service members as a military psychologist.

Captain Jennifer Barry

PsyD

For her leadership and dedication to growing student interest in the field of military psychology, and her commitment to increasing the roles of students in the Society

Colonel (Rt) Paul T. Bartone

PhD

For his major contributions as the parliamentarian for the Society and as a leader, researcher, and teacher in hardiness for leaders and the field of operational military psychology.

Rebecca “Becky” Blais

PhD

For her leadership, scholarship, and dedication to mentoring young leaders in advancing the mission and values both within and outside of the Society.

William “Bill” Brim

PsyD

For his selfless service, leadership, and technical skills applied to the Division 19 and national trainings offered in the field of military psychology.

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Britt

PhD

For his leadership, scholarship, and many years of service to the Society and to the fields of military and industrial organizational psychology

​Lieutenant Colonel Lolita Burrell

PhD

For her leadership, mentorship, and service provided to the Society and to the future leaders of the U.S. Army.

Colonel (Retired) Carl Castro

PhD

For his exemplification of an extraordinary military psychology scholar, his continued involvement in national and international military-serving organizations, and his significant contribution to research and leadership related to large-scale projects.
 Commander Shawnna Chee

Commander Shawnna Chee

PsyD, ABPP

For her outstanding contributions to the Society as the Senior Editor of the Society’s internationally-recognized newsletter, her steadfast commitment to ensuring psychological fitness of military personnel, and her leadership in developing the future generation of military healthcare providers and specifically clinical neuropsychologists.
Keith Cooke

Keith Cooke

For two decades of providing outstanding service to the Society for Military Psychology in supporting our membership efforts, award processes, and the Presidents of our Society.

Colonel (Retired) Bruce Crow

PsyD

For his selfless service to the Society for Military Psychology through his pioneering work as Chair of the Suicide Prevention Think Tank, contributions to the improvement of the Society’s electoral process, and forward thinking on the Society’s long-term strategic objectives.

Denise Dailey

M.A.

For her leadership in promoting learning opportunities in military psychology for students and Society members and for her selfless service and advocacy for homeless and all veterans.

​Patrick Henry DeLeon

PhD

For his leadership, dedication, and trailblazing work in the converging fields of military psychology and public policy specifically related to advocating for psychologists’ prescriptive authority for military and all psychologists.

Armando Estrada

PhD

For his extraordinary leadership in the Society, as well as his commitment to diversity and international research in the field of military psychology.
Wyatt Evans

Wyatt Evans

PhD

For his leadership, mentorship, scholarship, and advancement of diversity for the Society and military community through research of diverse subpopulations of the military, and for his work in building collaborations among the Divisions.
Afik Faerman

Afik Faerman

M.S.

For his leadership and forward thinking in webinar lectures and town hall election webinars, and his selfless service in supporting the inaugural Society Leadership Program.

 Paul Gade

​Paul Gade

PhD

For his selfless service, leadership, research, and dedication to preserving the rich history of the Society and the field of military psychology.
Lieutenant Nicholas Grant

Lieutenant Nicholas Grant

PhD

For his leadership and extraordinary contributions to the field of military psychology focused on the protection and provision of gender-affirming care to service members.
 Major Emily Grieser

​​Major Emily Grieser

PhD

​For her leadership, research, and work in operational psychology and training for the Society and the field of Military Psychology.
Colonel (Retired) Sally Harvey

Colonel (Retired) Sally Harvey

PhD

For her leadership, steadfast dedication, and contributions to the fields of military and operational psychology, and to the Society for Military Psychology.

Captain Scott Johnston

PhD, ABPP

For his steadfast leadership, strategic planning, and financial forecasting for Division 19 and continued contributions for the field of military psychology.

Michelle Kelley

PhD

For her three decades of exceptional service as a leader, advocate, researcher, and mentor in military psychology.

​Heather Kelly

PhD

For her advocacy and public policy work focused on the behavioral health service for military affiliates, as well as her demonstrated commitment to Division 19.

Ann Landes

PhD

For her extraordinary leadership, mentorship, and service provided to the Society and to injured veterans seeking health care.
Major Ryan Landoll, PhD

​​Major Ryan Landoll

PhD

For his leadership, mentorship, dedication, and innovation in the expansion of the Early Career Psychologist (ECP) Committee and service as the APA Convention Program Chair of Division 19.
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Lieutenant Commander Brian Lees

PsyD, ABPP

For his innovative leadership and strategic approaches to improving communication with both Division 19 members and nonmembers through the creation of the Communications Committee, and for his work in clarifying the strategic objectives of the Society.
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​​​Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth

MBA, PhD

For her dedicated leadership, selfless mentorship, and applied research to the field of family military psychology.
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Michael D. Matthews

PhD

For his leadership, scholarship, mentorship, and research contributing greatly to the advancement of the Society and to the field of military psychology.
 Captain Mathew McCauley

​​​​Captain Mathew McCauley

PsyD, AFBPS

​For his exceptional leadership, service, and international clinical and research contributions in advancing the science and practice of military psychology.
Kate McGraw

Kate McGraw

PhD

For her selfless service, scholarship, leadership, and mentorship to the Society and to the field of international military psychology.
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​​​​​Jessica Morgan

PhD

For her incredible initiative and leadership in providing the first of Regional Symposia Series novel training format for Division 19 and her applied research to the field of military psychology.
Lieutenant Jourdin Navarro, M.A.

Lieutenant Jourdin Navarro

M.A.

For her leadership and mentorship of students in the Society for Military Psychology as Chair of the Student Affairs Committee (SAC).

Commander Tatana Olson

PhD

For her leadership and dedication to the Society through her contributions to the Division’s strategic plan, commitment to streamlining the Division’s election process, and eloquent bylaw revisions, as well as significant contributions to assessment and selection and the advancement of the field of aerospace experimental psychology.

Karin Orvis

PhD

For her, leadership, dedication, and passion in the field of military psychology in areas of research, policy change, advocacy, and service.

​Freddy A. Paniagua

PhD

For his leadership, scholarship, and many years of service to the Society and to the field of military psychology.

Colonel (Retired) James Picano

PhD

For his leadership, vision, and direction of behavioral operations and performance at NASA’s Johnson Space Center; selfless dedication to astronauts, their families, and co-workers; and applications of technology that may be applied for military aeromedical and operational psychology now and in the future.
Colonel (Retired) Rebecca I. “Becky” Porter, PhD

​​​​​Colonel (Retired) Rebecca I. “Becky” Porter

PhD

For her prolific, selfless leadership and mentorship in the Society and in the field of military psychology, and for her impact on military-connected children worldwide.
Katherine Rahill, PhD

Katherine Rahill

PhD

For her visionary leadership in lunar psychophysics and as student chapter leader, and for her role as ambassador to promote the mission of the Division.
Albert “Skip” Rizzo, PhD

​​​​​Albert “Skip” Rizzo

PhD

For his visionary work as an international thought leader in the field of virtual reality and his contributions to the advancement in PTSD treatment and resilience-building for the DoD.
Colonel (Retired) Robert Roland, PsyD

Colonel (Retired) Robert Roland

PsyD

For his long-standing commitment, contributions, and mentorship to international members, presentations, and military operations as the Chair of the Division 19 International Committee.
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​​​​​Major Kristin Saboe

PhD

For her passion, creativity, and leadership in applying psychological research and principles to help improve the lives of our nation’s warriors.
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Captain Arlene Saitzyk

PhD

For her selfless service, commitment, and leadership in the Society for Military Psychology to guide future generations through her work in the reformation of bylaws, improvement of the electoral process, and advancement of education and training through a national Summit.
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​​​​​Eduardo Salas

PhD

For his leadership, expertise, and research in industrial/organizational and human factors psychology that has furthered the field of military psychology and increased performance of the military through his prolific consultation in areas of teamwork, training, and performance.
Captain (Retired) Russell Shilling, PhD

Captain (Retired) Russell Shilling

PhD

For his service to military psychology and the American Psychological Association (APA) as the first Chief Scientific Officer; his commitment to bettering the lives of service members, veterans, and their families through the use of technology and innovative research; and his mentorship of future military leaders.
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​​​​​Neil Shortland

PhD

For his selfless service, leadership, mentorship, and research applied to the Society and to the field of military psychology.
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Colonel Maurice Sipos

PhD

For his long-lasting dedication to developing future Society leaders through pioneering work as the co-founder of the Society Leadership Program, and his steadfast commitment to promote the contributions of the Society’s international members.
Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Mark Staal, PhD, ABPP

​​​​​Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Mark Staal

PhD, ABPP

For his dedication as one of the leaders in the field of operational psychology and military psychology demonstrated through his applied practice, consultation, and service to Division 19.
Stephen Stein, PhD

Stephen Stein

PhD

For his leadership in the education of military and civilian providers treating service members and their families, and for his dissemination of knowledge about the professional diversity of military psychology.
Eric Surface

​​​​​Eric A. Surface

PhD

For his significant and innovative work in the converging fields of military and I/O psychology as demonstrated by his research, business consultation, and service in the APA advisory group for applied psychology.
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Commander (Retired) Joseph E. Troiani

PhD

For his leadership, mentorship, and scholarship advancing the mission of the Society and the field of military psychology.
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​​​​​Colonel (Retired) Tom Williams

PhD

For his leadership, mentorship, and research within NASA and DoD to mitigate risks to health and sustain performance.
Alexander Wind, PhD

Alexander Wind

PhD

For his steadfast service to Division 19 in leading the communication team and his production of significant research on assessment and selection of service members in the U.S. Army cyber community.
 Marty Wiskoff

​​​​​​Marty Wiskoff

PhD

For his leadership in advancing the field of military psychology, advocacy for research in support of the military, mentorship, and fostering of international relationships.