NASW Board of Directors
President

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LCSW


Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LCSW

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LCSW (Illinois Chapter), received her PhD and MSW from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She is a faculty member and BSW Program Director at Illinois State University (ISU). She also served in public child welfare and healthcare settings, providing a sound background for being chosen to be a Senior Fulbright Scholar to Romania where she taught and conducted research on child welfare reform. Dr. Wehrmann served at ISU as principal investigator on two child welfare training grants and was recognized for successfully securing approximately $1M in grants and contracts.

Honored as NASW Lifetime Achievement award recipient at the district level, she served as NASW District Chair, state Conference Chair, Illinois Chapter President, National Board Representative for Region IX, and member of the Executive Committee. She's a member of the Baccalaureate Program Directors and the Fulbright Association.

Interview with the President


Dr. Wehrmann talks about her path to social work and her efforts to support those new to the profession.

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From the President