Leadership

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President

Dr. Willie Garrett,  M.S, LP, Ed.D.

Dr. Garrett holds a Doctorate degree in Education, and has been licensed as a master’s-level psychologist since 1980. He has more than 30 years experience in behavioral health , both as a consultant and as a clinician. He formerly served as Behavioral Health  Director at North Point Health & Wellness Center in Minneapolis after holding a similar position at Ceridian. Prior to joining NorthPoint, he was also  the Chief Professional officer for the Minnesota Psychological Association. His volunteer work has included serving as President of the Board of Directors of Adoptive Families of America, and  as a board member of the Employee Assistance Society of North America.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin, his Master of Science in Counseling from Minnesota State University-Mankato, and his Doctor of Education in Organizational Development from the University of Minnesota.

 

President-Elect

Willie Winston, Ph.D., LP

Willie Winston has a Ph.D. in Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology from the University of Minnesota and a master’s degree in Developmental Education from Grambling State University. Dr. Winston’s educational background and professional experience have centered on providing educational, clinical and community mental health services to low-income and disadvantaged communities. He is also a Past President of the Minnesota Association of Black Psychologists.

 

 

Treasurer

(Currently VACANT)

 

PearlBarner

National liaison

Pearl Barner II, Ph.D., LP

Pearl Barner is a co-founder and Past-President of the Minnesota Chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists and also served as MidWest Regional Representative.  He has served as Clinic Director at the U of M’s Student Health Services and also maintains a private practice in downtown Minneapolis.

Chapter Development

Harvey D. Linder, Ph.D., LP

Harvey Linder is a Co-founder and Past President of the Mn Chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists. He Currently serves on the Ethics Committee of the national ABPsi as well as Co-Chairs the Chapter Development Committee. He is a retired Clinical Psychologist and Human Services Manager, and currently serves on the boards of two different community organizations. Dr Linder helps out MnABPsi by sponsoring and managing its website.

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