Practice Organization Board of Directors

The Practice Organization Board of Directors manages the affairs of the APA Practice Organization. The officers of the Practice Organization Board of Directors are the same individuals who hold the respective offices for the American Psychological Association.

Meet your APA Practice Organization Board of Directors.

The Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice (CAPP) 

CAPP was created by the Practice Organization Board of Directors. According to Practice Organization bylaws (PDF, 33KB), CAPP’s responsibilities are to:  

  • Identify, plan and implement projects important to the protection, defense and enhancement of professional practice.
  • Recommend to the Practice Organization Board of Directors the needed funding for such projects.

Meet your CAPP members.

Nominate and Elect CAPP Members 

Practice Organization members nominate and elect CAPP members to serve as their leaders.

  • Nominations are accepted yearly between February and March. 
  • Elections for the 2018 cycle concluded Sept. 30, 2017. Results will be posted after the CAPP October meeting.

2016 CAPP Election Results

The following psychologists elected to CAPP will serve a three-year term that began Jan. 1, 2017.

  • CAPP Slate 1 - Expanded Practice in Health Care: Diana Prescott, PhD 
  • CAPP Slate 2 - Development/Management/Administrative Experience in Large Systems: Jorge Wong, PhD 
  • CAPP Slate 3 - Early Career Practitioner: Lindsey Buckman, PsyD 

2019 APA Presidential Candidates Answer Questions About Practice

The APA president also serves as president of the APA Practice Organization (APAPO). The five candidates running for 2019 APA president answered two questions from the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Psychology (CAPP) about the future of professional practice and the APA Practice Organization