Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors is responsible for the affairs of the Association between meetings of the Board of Directors.  The Committee consists of Officers of the Board and and an additional four members of the Board who are appointed by the NASW President.

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 currently 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 current member of the Baccalaureate Program Directors, and the Fulbright Association.


Vice President

Ebony Speakes-Hall, MSW, LISW

Ebony Speakes-Hall

Ebony Speakes-Hall, MSW, LISW (Ohio Chapter), is assistant professor and field coordinator for the Bachelor of Social Work Program at Central State University. She received her master of social work from Case Western Reserve University. She was awarded her master’s in divinity from Virginia Union University, and her bachelor of science in biblical studies from Cincinnati Christian University. 

Speakes-Hall is pursuing her doctorate in clinical social work at the University of Pennsylvania. She is an active member of the NASW Ohio Chapter, where she chairs the PACE committee in Region 7. She has also served as director and was awarded the Outstanding Service Award in 2018. She is on the board of the American Civil Liberties Union, Ohio affiliate, where she serves as the Equity Officer. She was the recipient of the NASW MSW Student of the Year award for the State of Ohio.


Secretary

Heather Bradley-Geary, MSW


Heather Bradley-Geary, MSW Heather Bradley-Geary, MSW (Missouri Chapter), received a master of social welfare degree and a bachelor of fine arts (in music therapy) degree from the University of Kansas. She is Lead Developer of Supportive Housing at The Vecino Group where she develops permanent supportive housing to end homelessness.

She has served on many boards including: the Missouri Chapter of NASW and the Executive Committee of the Board; the Governor’s Committee to End Homelessness; Homeless Management Information System; and Multiracial Family Circle. She serves on the Homeless Services Coalition of Greater Kansas City and was honored as the Missouri Social Worker of the Year and Humanitarian of the Year in 2011.

Treasurer

Enrico "Rick" DeGironimo, LCSW, ACSW


Patrick J. Johnson, LCSW

Rick DeGironimo, LCSW, ACSW (DE Chapter), is a professional social work manager with many years of senior financial and leadership experience serving as the executive/CEO of several multimillion dollar nonprofit organizations. His education includes dual undergraduate degrees in economics and sociology; and an MSW in community organization and planning from Rutgers University.

His accomplishments include starting new innovative organizations and programs and correcting the financial and quality course for several others. He consults with organizations on management and strategic planning. DeGironimo has served on numerous association and nonprofit boards, including NASW and NASW-New Jersey, and he currently serves on the NASW Audit Committee and the board of East Mountain Hospital, New Jersey.


Region II Representative

Amy Di Mauro, LCSW


Amy Di Mauro Amy Di Mauro, LCSW (Connecticut Chapter), is a Clinical Director and student internship coordinator at Rushford, one of Connecticut's leading non-profit providers of addiction and mental health treatment for teens and adults. She is a graduate of Springfield College School of Social Work (SSW). She completed her undergraduate degree at UCONN. She is on faculty at University of St. Joseph’s School of Social Work as a preceptor and Boston University School of Social Work as a field advisor. Additionally, Amy serves on the board for Springfield College SSW.

She has moderated and presented on several panels and workshops at conferences across the state of CT including the NASW annual conference. NASW leadership positions include serving on the Nominating Committee, Delegate Assembly, Region Representative, and as President for NASW CT Chapter. She is currently a member of the finance committee of both the NASW CT Chapter and National Board of Directors.


Region V Representative

Anthony J. Hill, PhD, LICSW, CFSW, ACSW


Anthony J. Hill, PhD, LICSW, CFSW, ACSW Anthony J. Hill, PhD, LICSW, CFSW, ACSW (Metro DC Chapter), earned a PhD and MSW from Howard University and a BA from George Washington University. Associate Professor at Delaware State University Department of Social Work; an adjunct clinician for the Wendt Center for Loss and Healing and a licensed social worker in the District of Columbia and the State of Delaware. Also, a Certified Financial Social Worker and a member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers.

Dr. Hill has held numerous leadership positions within NASW including: Chapter President (DC Metro), Lead Delegate for Delegate Assembly, Membership Committee Chair, member of the National Finance Committee, Chair of the Council of Chapter Presidents, member of the Member and Chapter Relations Committee, and member of the Board Implementation Steering Committee for Modernization. Also serves on the National Board of Directors for the American Association of University Women.


Region XII Representative

Marc Andrews, LCSW, DCSW, MBA

Marc Andrews

Marc Andrews, LCSW, DCSW, MBA (Oregon Chapter), earned an MSW from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University. He is a licensed social worker in Pennsylvania and Oregon and provides mental health and counseling services to gay men in Portland, Oregon. He is also certified in Advanced Treatment of Sexual Abuse Survivors, Gestalt Psychotherapy, and Cognitive Therapy. He teaches at Portland State University, School of Social Work.

A member of NASW since 1990, Mr. Andrews has held numerous positions at the chapter level including Chair of the Ethics Committee and Board President and Vice President. Has over 25 years of experience in the field of social work including administration, clinical supervision, agency planning and direct service and is committed to working with groups dealing with addiction, homelessness, classism and/or racism.


Region Representative XIII

Martha Guerrero, LCSW

Martha Guerrero, LCSW Martha Guerrero, LCSW (California Chapter) serves as the Vice-President of the Legislation and Political Action Committee in NASW’s California Chapter. She employed by the Los Angeles County as their State Legislative Representative on behalf of the Board of Supervisors on all social service issues. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in social work from the California State University of Los Angeles and Master’s degree in social work from the University of Southern California. 

Guerrero’s multiple years of civic participation includes currently serving on Yolo County’s Local Mental Health Board/Transportation Advisory District/Neighborhood and Homeless Courts, former Chair and member of the City of West Sacramento Planning Commission/Economic Advisory Commission/Commission on Aging/ Universal Preschool Board Member, and former County Democratic Central Committee Member. She received a commendation by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors for advocating on behalf of children and has been recognized for community service.

Contact

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