Marshall Allen, MPH, BA in Black Studies and Political Science; Certificate in Black Studies, Multiculturalism, and American Constitutional Democracy; Graduate, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

Tashel C. Bordere, PhD, CTAssistant Professor, Human Development & Family Science State Extension Specialist, Youth Development, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri.

Cori Bussolari, PsyD, Associate Professor, Licensed Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapy Program, Counseling Psychology Department, University of San Francisco, California.

David F. Carey, MS, BS, LTC, U.S. Army (Retired), Combat-Veteran (OIF/OEF); National Security Contractor, U.S. Department of Defense, Springfield, Virginia.

Toya Clebourn-Jacobs, DSW, LMSW (Surviving Spouse, Honoring Jamie Ranell Jacobs), Public Assistance Emergency Management, Spring, Texas

Justin Colon, Baccalaureate student, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York.

Stephen J. Cozza, MD, DFAACAP, DFAPA, COL, U.S. Army (Retired), Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Senior Scientist, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress, School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.

Cheryl Hogsten Dodson, DNP, MBA, RN, CCM, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Department of Nursing, Methodist University, Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Kenneth J. Doka, PhD, MDiv, Professor Emeritus, the Graduate School of the College of New Rochelle, New York; Senior Consultant to the Hospice Foundation of America; Author of over 40 books.

Lisa Holland Downs, RN, MSN, FNP-BC, Medical Science Liaison, GENENTECH A Member of the Roche Group, Rockledge, Pennsylvania. 

Beverly Feigelman, MSW, LCSW, Private Practice Psychotherapist, Jamaica Estates, Queens, New York.

William Feigelman, PhD, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York.

Fred C. Fowler, MD, MBA, Partner, Carolina Digestive Health Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Malia Fry (Surviving Spouse, Honoring GySgt John D. Fry, USMC), Baccalaureate student, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton, Texas.

Donna Gaffney, DNSc, FAAN, psychotherapist (specializing in loss, grief and trauma among children and families), educational consultant, and founder of DAGaffney Consulting LLC, in Morristown, New Jersey. 

Louis A. Gamino, PhD, ABPP, FT, Professor (Affiliated) of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Baylor Scott & White Health in Temple, Texas; ADEC Clinical Practice Award (2008).

Kathleen R. Gilbert, PhD, FT, Professor Emerita of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health, Bloomington, Indiana. 

Rayna Vaught Godfrey, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Private Practice (focus on grief, loss and sibling bereavement), Wesna, LLC, Jacksonville, Florida.

Erica Goldblatt Hyatt, DSW, LCSW, MBE, Assistant Director of the DSW Program, Assistant Teaching Professor, School of Social Work, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Belinda M. Gonzalez-Leon, EdD, MBA (Surviving Spouse, Honoring Alfredo Leon), Premier Educational Consulting, Miami, Florida 

Jacob Halbert, MS, PsyD, Institute for the Psychological Sciences, Divine Mercy University, Sterling, Virginia.

Christopher Hall, MA, GradDipAdol&ChPsych, BED, CertIVTAE, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Centre for Grief & Bereavement, Mulgrave, Australia.

Jill A. Harrington, DSW, LCSW, Private Practice, Harrington Consulting & Counseling Services, Occoquan, Virginia; Adjunct Assistant Professor, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Washington DC; Part-time Lecturer, Rutgers University School of Social Work, New Brunswick, New Jersey. 

Ashlynne Haycock, BS (Surviving Adult Child, Honoring SFC Jeffrey Haycock, USA & SrA Nichole Haycock, USAF Veteran), Deputy Director, Policy, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Arlington, Virginia.

Weston Haycock, BA (Surviving Adult Child, Honoring SFC Jeffrey Haycock, USA & SrA Nichole Haycock, USAF Veteran), U.S. Senate Staff Assistant, Washington, DC.

Andy H.Y. Ho, PhD, EdD, MFT, FT, Associate Professor of Psychology, School of Social Sciences& Joint Honorary Associate Professor, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine; Deputy Director of Research, Palliative Care Centre for Excellence in Research and Education; Founding Director, Action Research for Community Health, Nanyang Technological University Singapore. 

Gloria Horsley, PhD, RN (Bereaved Parent, Honoring Scott Horsley), Founder and President, Open to Hope Foundation, Palo Alto, California.

William G. Hoy, DMin, FTClinical Professor of Medical Humanities, Baylor University, Waco, Texas; Former Clinical Counseling Director, Pathways Volunteer Hospice, Long Beach, California.  

John R. Jordan, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Retired from Private Practice, Pawtucket, Rhode Island; Developer and Lead Trainer of American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Suicide Bereavement Clinician Training Program; Former Clinical Consultant for Grief Support Services of the Samaritans, Boston, Massachusetts. 

Julie B. Kaplow, PhD, ABPP, Director, Trauma and Grief Center, Hackett Center for Mental Health, Houston, Texas.

Rachel A. Kentor, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine Psychology Service, Texas Children's Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Phyllis Kosminsky, PhD, LCSW, FT, Private Practice, Westchester, New York; Psychotherapist, The Center for Hope/Family Centers, Darien, Connecticut; Adjunct Faculty, Fordham University School of Social Services, New York. 

Pamela A. Malone, Ph.D., LCSW-S, FT, Assistant Professor-in-Practice, University of Texas at Arlington School of Social Work, Arlington, Texas; Clinical Supervisor; Private Practice, Blue Lapis Consulting, PLLC, Austin, Texas.

Christiane Manzella, PhD, Senior Psychologist, Seleni Institute, New York, New York; Professor, New York University, New York, New York. 

James A. Martin, PhD, COL, U.S. Army (Retired), Professor of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania.

Terry L. Martin, PhD, former Associate Professor, Hood College, Frederick, Maryland; Private Practice (specializing in dying and grief-related issues); Hospice and Nursing Home Consultant.

Melinda M. Moore, PhD, Licensed Psychologist, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky.

Rebecca S. Morse, PhD, Associate Professor, Director of Research Training, Institute for Psychological Sciences, Divine Mercy University, Sterling, Virginia.

Joyal Mulheron, MS, Founder & Executive Director, Evermore, Washington, DC.

Robert A. Neimeyer, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee; Director, the Portland Institute for Loss and Transition, Portland, Oregon; Private Practice and Coaching; Editor of Death Studies; Author of over 500 journal articles and book chapters as well as 30 books.

Brendan Prout, MDiv, CTC, CGC, CISR (Surviving Adult Child, Honoring RADM James G. Prout III), Worship Pastor, Quest Church, San Diego, California.

Jon K. Reid, PhD, Professor, Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Durant, Oklahoma.

Mark de St. Aubin, LCSW, FT, Director of Community Education, Serenity Funeral Home, Draper, Utah.

Kim A. Ruocco, MSW, Vice President, Suicide Postvention & Prevention, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, Arlington, Virginia. 

Edward Rynearson, MD, Medical Director, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Grief Services, Seattle, Washington; ADEC Research Recognition Award (2015).

Rebekah Lancto Near, CAGS, MS, LCAT, consulting licensed expressive arts therapist for Friends of Karen, Inc., Brooklyn, New York.

Irwin Sandler, PhD, Regents Professor Emeritus and Research Professor with the REACH Institute and the Department of Psychology, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona. 

Selin Santos, PsyD, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Cleveland Clinic, Weston, Florida. 

M. Katherine Shear, MD, Marion E. Kentworthy Professor of Psychiatry, Columbia University School of Social Work, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, Director, Center for Complicated Grief, New York, New York.

Heather Stang, MA, C-IAYT, Yoga Therapist, The Mindfulness & Grief Institute, Hagerstown, Maryland.

Sharon Strouse, MA, ATR-BC, LCPAT, Associate Director, The Portland Institute for Loss and Transition; Private Practice, Art Therapist; Co-founder, The Kristin Rita Strouse Foundation, Baltimore, Maryland. 

Laura Takacs, LICSW, MPHClinical Director, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Grief Services, Seattle, Washington.

Barbara E. Thompson, OTD, LCSW, Professor, Russell Sage College, Troy, New York.

Sarah Vollmann, MPS, ATR-BC, LICSW, Private Practice (specializing in bereavement) and Lead Counselor at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Howard R. Winokuer, PhD, FT, Grief Educator, Speaker, Consultant and Editor; ADEC Clinical Practice Award (2017); Private Practice, Founder, The Winokuer Center for Counseling and Healing, Charlotte, North Carolina.

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