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1109 Lancaster Avenue
Berwyn, PA 19312

Telephone: (484) 321-3651

Fax: (610) 993-0228


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2019 President – Amy Murphy, Ph.D.

Founder and Past-President – Brett A. Sokolow, J.D.

Executive Director and Past-President – Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D.

Associate Executive Director – Makenzie Schiemann, M.S. Ed Psych

Associate Executive Director and Past-President – Aaron “Chip” Reese, Ed.D.

Assistant Executive Director – Samantha Dutill

Senior Program Coordinator – Jen Taylor

NaBITA Advisory Board 2017-2018

Joseph Allen, Ed.D.,Director of Community College Pathways, National University

David J. Denino, LPC, NCC, Director Emeritus, Counseling Services, Adjunct Professor, Clinical Mental Health Program, Southern Connecticut State University, NaBITA Past-President

Susanne Fenske, Ph.D., Vice President for Student Affairs, Clarion University

Josh E. Gunn, Ph.D., Dean & Executive Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Kennesaw State University; Past-President, American College Counseling Association

Erin Halligan-Avery, Ph.D., Director, Wellness Services and Programs, Rochester Institute of Technology

Lina Ladyzhenskaya, Case Management Coordinator, Crisis Prevention Team, Santa Monica College

Peter Langman, Ph.D., Author of School Shooters: Understanding High School, College, and Adult Perpetrators, and curator of the site

W. Scott Lewis, J.D., Partner, The NCHERM Group, NaBITA Past-President

Jamie Molnar, LMHC,Licensed Psychotherapist and Higher Education Consultant

Amy Murphy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Angelo State University

Lisa Pescara-Kovach, Ph.D., Director, Center for Education in Targeted Violence and Suicide, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Toledo

Karen Phinazee, M.A., Senior Dean of Student Development/Deputy Title IX Coordinator, Wake Technical Community College

Aaron “Chip” Reese, Ed.D., Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students, Columbus State University

Adrian Rodriguez, Associate Vice President for Student Life of Diversity and Multicultural Student Affairs, Kansas State University

Makenzie Schiemann, M.S. Ed Psych, Associate Executive Director, NaBITA

Christine Schramm, M.A., Associate Vice President & Dean of Students, University of Dayton

Saundra K. Schuster, J.D., Partner, The NCHERM Group, NaBITA Past-President

Brett A. Sokolow, J.D., President & CEO, The NCHERM Group, NaBITA Founder and Past-President

Jeff Solomon, Director of Schools Division, DPREP, Inc.

Daniel C. Swinton, J.D., Ed.D., Managing Partner, The NCHERM Group, LLC

Adán Tejada, Chief & Director, Department of Public Safety, Saint Mary’s College of California

Brian Van Brunt, Ed.D., NaBITA Executive Director and Past-President; Senior Executive Vice President for Professional Program Development, The NCHERM Group

Carolyn Reinach Wolf, J.D., Executive Partner and Director of the Mental Health Law Practice,Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP, NaBITA Past-President

Laura Ulmer, Ph.D., Director of Student Conduct & Academic Integrity, Old Dominion University