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Board of Psychology
Strategic Planning Session

December 3-4, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or Until Completion of Business

Embassy Suites Napa
1075 California Boulevard, Room Pinot BC
Napa, CA 94559


Board Members
Stephen Phillips, JD, PsyD, President
Alita Bernal, Vice-President
Lucille Acquaye-Baddoo
Sheryll Casuga, PsyD
Michael Erickson, PhD
Seyron Foo
Jacqueline Horn, PhD
Nicole J. Jones


Legal Counsel
Norine Marks

Board Staff
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jeffrey Thomas, Assistant Executive Officer
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Cherise Burns, Central Services Manager
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Manager
Liezel McCockran, Continuing Education and Renewals Coordinator
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Coordinator
Lavinia Snyder, Examinations Coordinator

Monday, December 3, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Roll Call/Establishment of Quorum

1. President's Remarks

  • Welcoming message and meeting information

2. Public Comment for Items not on the Agenda.

[The Board may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during the Public Comment section that is not included on this agenda, except whether to decide to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting (Government Code Section 11125 & 11125.7(a)]

3. Strategic Planning Overview

  • Introductions
  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT) Analysis
  • Environmental Scan

4. Strategic Planning Overview

  • Mission, vision, and values
  • Goal statements


5. The Board will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(3) to Discuss Disciplinary Matters Including Proposed Decisions, Stipulations, Petitions for Reconsideration, and Remands.

6. The Board will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(e) to Confer with and Receive Advice from Legal Counsel Regarding Pending Litigation.



Tuesday, December 4, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Roll Call/Establishment of Quorum

7. Objective Development:

  • Licensing
  • Continuing Education
  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Enforcement
  • Outreach
  • Organizational Effectiveness

8. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Board Meetings. Note: The Board May Not Discuss or Take Action on Any Matter Raised During This Public Comment Section, Except to Decide Whether to Place the Matter on the Agenda of a Future Meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)]


Except where noticed for a time certain, all times are approximate and subject to change. The meeting may be canceled without notice. For verification, please check the Board’s Web site at www.psychology.ca.gov, or call (916) 574-7720. Action may be taken on any item on the agenda. Items may be taken out of order, tabled or held over to a subsequent meeting, and items scheduled to be heard on Monday may be held over to Tuesday, items scheduled to be heard on Tuesday may be moved up to Monday, for convenience, to accommodate speakers, or to maintain a quorum.

In the event a quorum of the Board is unable to attend the meeting, or the Board is unable to maintain a quorum once the meeting is called to order, the president may, at his discretion, continue to discuss items from the agenda and to vote to make recommendations to the full board at a future meeting [Government Code section 11125(c)].

Meetings of the Board of Psychology are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board at the time the item is heard, but the President may, at his discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak.

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer, at (916) 574-7720 or email bopmail@dca.ca.gov or send a written request addressed to 1625 N. Market Boulevard, Suite N-215, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.

The Board of Psychology advances quality psychological services for Californians by ensuring ethical and legal practice and supporting the evolution of the profession.