NPEN Council Members

Meg Akabas

Independent Certified Parenting Educator, New York, New York

Judith Rae Wolf, M.S. 
Vice Chair
Association Team Coordinator, Family Development Program, Cornell Cooperative Extension, Binghamton, NY

Sherece Shavel, Ph.D., LMSW
Acting Secretary
Assistant Professor of Social Work, Park University, Leavenworth, Kansas

Stephanie T. Jones
Parenting Educator, Possibility Parenting, Oak Island, NC

Anne Clarkson, Ph. D.
Co-Chair, Communication Committee
Digital Parenting Education Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Extension

Andrew Garland-Forshee, Ph.D., HS-BCP
Chair, Membership & Outreach
Faculty Department Chair, Department of Early Education and Family Studies, Portland Community College, Portland, OR

Irena Glover, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at Madonna University, Livonia, Michigan

Harriet Heath, Ph.D. 
Psychologist, Author, Parent Educator, Winter Harbor, Maine

YaeBin Kim, Ph.D
Assistant Professor/Extension Specialist at the University of Nevada, Reno, Cooperative Extension

Ellen Taner, M.S.
Parenting and Family Education Consultant, Taner Associates

Valerie Wajda-Johnston
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University School of Medicine

Waganesh Zeleke, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Wales Brown
*In Memoriam


Kamen Gordon
Web Developer, President and Founder, Stovepipe, Richmond, VA