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ABCT Staff Contacts

Central Office

Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
305 7th Avenue, 16th Fl., New York, NY 10001
Phone: (212) 647 – 1890
FAX: (212) 647-1865


Executive Director: Mary Jane Eimer, CAE
Responsible for running the ABCT Central Office, prepares financial reports, responsible for strategic planning and governance, works with Board of Directors and governing structure at all levels. Staff liaison to the Finance Committee, Leadership & Elections, Fellows Committee, Awards & Recognition, and International Associates.
Extension: #211
Email: [email protected]

Director of Communications/Deputy Director: David Teisler, CAE
Responsible for all ABCT publications and ABCT’s website. Coordinates projects with the Publications Committee. Handles press relations for ABCT. In Executive Director’s extended absence, serves as Deputy Director.
Extension: #206
Email: [email protected]

Convention Manager: Stephen R. Crane
Responsible for convention preparations, on-site management, and post convention wrap up, and development of webinars and any other continuing education offering. Works with the Program Committee, Continuing Education Committee, Institutes, AMASS Workshops, Master Clinicians Seminars, Research and Professional Development, and Local Arrangements Committees.
Extension: #210
Email: [email protected]

Membership and Marketing Manager: Dakota McPherson
Responsible for ABCT database, membership retention and recruitment plans, marketing for all aspect of ABCT, and webinars.
Extension: #212
Email: [email protected]

Senior Executive Assistant, Exhibits Manager, and Convention Registrar: Tonya Childers
Responsible for processing dues statements and convention pre-registration. Serves as Exhibitor Manager and Convention Registrar. Responsible for continuing education certificates.
Extension: #202
Email: [email protected]

Managing Editor/Advertising Manager: Stephanie Schwartz
Responsible for production/editorial of ABCT publications, including Behavior Therapy, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, the Behavior Therapist, convention materials, directories, etc. Responsible for selling advertising space in appropriate ABCT publications.
Extension: #207
Email: [email protected]

Administrative Secretary: Amanda Marmol
Serves as receptionist. Assists with membership processing and fulfillment of orders. Assists with production of convention materials. Responsible for Behavior Therapy, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, and the Behavior Therapist nonmember subscriptions. Handles reprints, copyrights, permissions, and claims for the Publications Department. Maintains ABCT list serve.
Extension: #200
Email: [email protected]

Bookkeeper: Kelli Long
Responsible for maintaining ABCT books, monthly bank reconciliation, and preparing quarterly tax reports. Assists the Executive Director on financial matters as required.
Extension: #204
Email: [email protected]

Additional Email Addresses

[email protected]
Use this address if you have any questions about your membership status, purchasing a mailing list, or change of address. Send us ALL your information (name, street address, telephone, fax, affiliation, and e-mail). Keep those journals coming!
Routed to Dakota McPherson.

[email protected]
Use this address if you have any questions on ABCT’s new Clinical Directory and Referral Service.
Routed to Dakota McPherson.

[email protected]
Use this address if you have any questions regarding convention-related events.
Routed to Tonya Childers.

[email protected] (For Students Only)
Use this address if you want to volunteer to work at continuing education events at ABCT’s Annual Convention. PLEASE NOTE: Reimbursement for registration payments will be issued after the convention.
Routed to Tonya Childers.

[email protected]
Use this address if you have any questions about becoming a new member, or the ABCT Special Interest Groups program. Also answered are questions about public relations and membership benefits. Those seeking further information about becoming a member can also send their queries here.
Routed to Dakota McPherson.

[email protected]
Use this address to inquire about receiving copyright permission to use a cite from any of ABCT’s publications. You cannot request it through e-mail. This is for information purposes only. A written request is REQUIRED for copyright release.
Routed to Amanda Marmol.

[email protected]
Use this address for questions about any ABCT publication or its production.
Routed to David Teisler.

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