EP90: Meet NASW President-Elect, Dr. Yvonne Chase

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Yvonne Chase

Yvonne Elder Chase, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, will begin her three-year term as NASW president on July 1, 2023.

Dr. Chase is an Associate Professor at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. She has served as deputy commissioner for two state departments in Alaska and one in Washington State. She has been president of NASW’s Alaska chapter; board member of NASW and NASW Assurance Services. She serves as board president of the Council for Standards in Human Service Education (CSHSE), among many other positions.

She’s also an NASW Social Work Pioneer, and a long-time champion of NASW.

We talk about why she's passionate about social work and about NASW; how the organization has changed over time; and what she envisions for her tenure as NASW's President.

Posted Sept. 6, 2022

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Leading with Purpose: Dr. Yvonne Elder Chase

We’re excited to welcome Dr. Yvonne Elder Chase as the new NASW president.

Learn more about Dr. Chase’s path to becoming NASW president and about the people and experiences that have shaped her personally and professionally.

Dr. Chase's Work

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