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The CAPIC Board of Directors sets CAPIC policy and oversees  its implementation. They are actively involved in leading CAPIC, conducting Quality Assurance reviews, and representing the members of CAPIC.  CAPIC Board members serve for 3-year terms, with elections for the open positions held each Spring, and terms beginning on July 1st, the start of the fiscal year.  Visit the Board Elections page for more info.  The current CAPIC Board members with bios and contact info (email) are listed further below on this page.

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Board Officers

CAPIC Board Officers (Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary and Treasurer) are elected annually by the Board of Directors themselves and provide leadership for the CAPIC Board.  The term for CAPIC Board Officers runs on a calendar year cycle (Jan 1 – Dec 31).

The CAPIC Board Officers for 2021 (Jan 1 to December 31) are:

Chair: Melodie Schaefer, Psy.D.
Vice-Chair:  Margaret Boucher, Psy.D. 
Secretary: Marcos Briano, Ph.D.
Treasurer: Elizabeth Schewe, Ph.D.


Board Meeting Dates

The CAPIC Board meets quarterly.*  Board meeting dates are:

• March 6, 2021             ZOOM Online Meeting **

**  Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, all board meetings will be held remotely for the foreseeable future.


Contact Us

General questions and concerns should be first directed to the CAPIC office for clarification and resolution, as appropriate.  

Visit the CAPIC Office/Admin page for more info. 

CAPIC Board members (listed below) are also available, as appropriate.    The year in parentheses indicates when a director’s term on the CAPIC Board expires.


Board of Directors

Doctoral Academic Program Representatives
Margaret Boucher, PsyD (2021)   (NoCA)   
Executive Committee, Vice-Chair
California Institute of Integrative Studies, San Francisco

Sukie Magraw, PhD (2021)   (NoCA)   
Quality Assurance Committee, Chair 
The Wright Institute, Berkeley

Debra Warner, PsyD  (2021)  (SoCA)  
Marketing Committee, Chair
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology – LA- Clinical Forensic Psychology, Los Angeles

Elizabeth Schewe, PhD (2022)   (SoCA)   
Executive Committee, Treasurer 
Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria


Agency Program Representatives
Melissa Guariglia, PsyD  (2022)  (NoCA)  
Star Vista, San Carlos

Nicole Brown, PsyD (2023)  (SoCA)  
Learning Dynamics, Bakersfield and Los Angeles

NoCA – Open Agency Position
SoCA – Open Agency Position


At-Large Representatives
Marcos Briano, PhD (2021) (SoCA)  
Executive Committee, Secretary 
Pasadena City College Counseling Center, Pasadena

Melodie Schaefer, PsyD (2021)  (SoCA)
Executive Committee, Board Chair 
Liaison Committee, Chair

Formerly with CSPP/Alliant International University, Los Angeles

William Kling, JD (2023)   (NoCA)
Public Policy Attorney and Professor

Sandra Kenny, PhD (2023) (NoCA)
Antioch University Santa Barbara


Intern/Student Representatives
Emily Morales (2021)  SoCA
Pasadena City College, Pasadena