Director, Region II
Monica Williams Harrison, MSW, LCSW
Monica Williams Harrison, MSW, LCSW has had 17 years of professional experience in social work, including therapy, teaching, non-profit development, leadership, and management.
Raised in a military family, Monica developed the ability to connect quickly and easily with a variety of people, which has been essential in her career as a social worker.
Professionally, Monica is a consultant for the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association. Through consulting with CFHA and other organizations independently, Monica helps health care practices implement Behavioral Health Integration. Monica is active in NASW and PTA; having served in leadership and stakeholder roles on committees and boards (i.e. NASW PACE).
Monica earned her BS in Early Childhood from UNC-Greensboro. She received her MSW from the North Carolina A&T and UNC-Greensboro Joint Masters of Social Work Program who later recognized her leadership and service with the UNCG School of Health and Human Sciences Alumni PaceSetter Award.
Bernadette Seifert, MSW, LICSW
Bernadette Seifert, LICSW, earned her MSW from Boston University in 1984 and has been a licensed clinical social worker in New Hampshire since 1988. She is the director of adult programs at the National Alliance on Mental Illness New Hampshire and is the social worker for the Geriatric Workforce Enhancement Program team at the Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging.
Seifert has been a member of NASW since 1986. She served on the NASW New Hampshire chapter board from 2007 to 2017, and was chapter board president from 2015 to 2017. She is the recipient of the 1996 NASW New Hampshire chapter Social Worker of the Year Award. She is actively involved in various chapter committees, including the Continuing Education, Clinical Practice, and Aging committees, and serves on several statewide committees and organizations, including as chair of the New Hampshire Coalition on Substance Abuse, Mental Health and Aging.
Director, Region XI
D. Lynn Jackson, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, FNAP
D. Lynn Jackson, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, FNAP (Texas Chapter), has been at Texas Christian University since 2013. She serves as director of field education and assistant dean of strategic initiatives for Harris College of Nursing and Health Sciences. She also supervises all interprofessional education and strategic planning for the college. Jackson attended the University of South Florida (BSW) and Florida State University, graduating with her MSW and PhD in social work.
Licensed as an LCSW, Jackson has worked in numerous practice settings for 30 years. Her NASW experience includes work as a political field organizer, president of the Texas chapter of NASW, chair and member of the national nominating committee (NCNLI), Ft. Worth Branch chair, State Conference Committee chair, chair of the State NLIC, and member of the Women’s Issues Committee. Jackson is also a member of the Council on Social Work Education and was honored as a 2010 Women’s Health Hero for her work as an abortion activist.
Director, Region XII
Robin G. Arndt, MSW, LSW
Robin G. Arndt, MSW, LSW (Hawaii Chapter), is a coordinator of field and continuing education at the Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaiʻi, Manoa. He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Arndt is an active member of the NASW Hawaiʻi chapter, where he currently serves as chapter president. He has also held other leadership roles within the chapter, including member-at-large and chair of several committees, including the Continuing Education and Conference Committee. Arndt also serves as a commissioner on the Commission for Membership and Professional Development with the Council on Social Work Education.