CONCERNED MEMBERS UNITED
2016 - 2017

Greetings!

We would like to update you on the status of our petition drive and enlist your assistance in moving the initiative forward.  If you recall, we obtained the requisite signatures (619 NASW members) and submitted them to the NASW National Board of Directors on March 29, 2017. Unfortunately, the only communication we have received is an acknowledgment of its receipt; beyond that, the Board seems to be ignoring it.

 With mounting reports from around the nation concerning the financial distress that the Modernization Initiative has created for many Chapters, the reforms of NASW called for by our petition continue to become increasingly urgent. 

We, therefore, ask you to contact your representatives to the National Board to request that a Special Membership Meeting is scheduled so that members can vote on the actions outlined in the petition. Copied at the end of this email are the names and emails of National Board members, including that for President Darrell Wheeler. 

So, please email, write, or call President Wheeler and your Board representative about this important matter. We will certainly continue to advocate, through various channels, for the envisioned reforms and hope that you will do so as well. 

Again, we thank you for your attention to this email and your help with this initiative. 

  On Behalf of the Coalition of Concerned NASW Members:        
           Sandra Bernabei, MSW (NYC); Annie Davis, MSW (OH);
           Christopher G. Hudson, Ph.D., DCSW (MA); Stephen L. Rassi, Ph.D. (MI);
           Natalia Salinas, MSW (CA); and Sabrina R. Southern, MSW, LCSW (NC)   

P.S. For your reference, here is a link to the online petition.

And here are the names and email addresses that we have available for National NASW's current Board of Directors:

Darrell Wheeler
President
Email

Kathryn Conley Wehrmann
President Elect
Email

Mildred (Mit) C. Joyner
Vice President
Email

Heather Bradley-Geary
Secretary
Email

Patrick J. Johnson
Treasurer/CT
Email

Carol Bonner
Region Representative I [ME, MA, NH, RI, VT]
Email

Raymie Wayne
Region Representative II [CT, NYC]
Email
 
Paula A. Madrigal,
Region Representative III [NYS]
Email

Rufus Sylvester Lynch
Region Representative IV [NJ, PA]
Email


Anthony J. Hill
Region Representative V (DE, DC, MD, VA, NC)

Email


Sonya O. Hunte
Region Representative VI (AL, FL, GA, SC, VI, PR)

Email


Sandra K. Runkle
Region Representative VII [IN, OH, TN, WV, MS]
Email

Cornelia M. Gordon-Hempe
Region Representative VIII [MI, WI]
Email

Amy C. Cappiccie
Region Representative IX [IL, IA, KY]
Email
 
Sharolyn Wallace
Region Representative X [AR, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, OK, NM, SD]
Email

Larry D. Watson
Region Representative XI (AZ, LA, TX)
 
R. Marc Andrews
Region Representative XII (AK, CO, GU, HI, ID, MT, OE, UT, WA, WY)
Email
 
Shirley Otis Green
Region Representative XIII [CA]
Email
 
Emily Donovan
Member at Large
 
Guadalupe (Lupe) Lara
Member-at-Large
Email

Alexandrya Blackmon
BSW Student Board Member
Email

Jennifer Peck
MSW Student Member

  
NOTE: The above emails have been collected from non-NASW public websites. We can not guarantee their accuracy.