CORE Leadership

2016-2017

CORE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE


President
Patricia Nunez, MA, CRC, CDMS, CCM
Director, Cost Management
P. O. Box 6500
Brea, CA 92821
Phone: (714) 674-5728
Email: pnunez@core-rehab.org
Office Term: 2013-2017

President-Elect

Secretary/Treasurer
David Beach, Ph.D., CRC
University of Kentucky
Disability Resource Center
725 Rose Street, MDS Bldg., Suite 407
Lexington, KY 40536-0082
Phone: (606) 424-1695
Email: Dtbeac1@uky.edu
Office Term: 2014-2017

Past President
Tom Evenson, Ph.D., CRC
University of North Texas
P.O. Box 311340
Denton, TX 76203
Phone: (940) 565-3466 Fax: (940) 565-4663
Email: evenson@unt.edu
Office Term: 2013-2017

Chair, Commission on Standards and Accreditation
Lori Bruch, Ed.D., CRC, LPC
Chair, Department of Counseling and Human Services
University of Scranton
435 McGurrin Hall
Scranton, PA 18510-4523
Phone: (570) 941-4308 Fax: (570) 941-5882
Email: lori.bruch@scranton.edu
Office Term: 2014-2017

Chief Executive Officer
Frank Lane, Ph.D., CRC, LCPC
Phone: (847) 944-1345 Fax: (847) 944-1346
Direct: (773) 250-4983
Email: flane@core-rehab.org

CORE BOARD


Mary Barros-Bailey, Ph.D., CRC
Bilingual Rehabilitation Counselor/Vocational Expert/Life Care Planner
Intermountain Vocational Services
P.O Box 7511
Boise, ID 83707-1511
Phone: (208) 229-8484 EFax: (208) 279-6830
Skype: marybarrosbailey
Email: barrosm@protonmail.com
Term: 2013-2017

David Beach, Ph.D., CRC
Secretary/Treasurer of CORE
University of Kentucky
Disability Resource Center
725 Rose Street, MDS Bldg., Suite 407
Lexington, KY 40536-0082
Phone: (606) 424-1695
Email: Dtbeac1@uky.edu
Term: 2013-2017

Elizabeth Boland, Ph.D., CRC
Professor and Academic Program Director
Western Washington University
Everett University Center
2000 Tower Street, GWH 253
Everett, WA 98201
Phone: (425) 405-1645 Fax: (425) 405-1659
Email: elizabeth.boland@wwu.edu
Term: 2013-2017

Lori Bruch, Ed.D., CRC, LPC
CORE Chair, Commission on Standards and Accreditation
Chair, Department of Counseling and Human Services
University of Scranton
435 McGurrin Hall
Scranton, PA 18510
Phone: (570) 941-4308 Fax: (570) 941-5882
Email: lori.bruch@scranton.edu
Term: 2014-2017

Charles Edmund Degeneffe, MSSW, Ph.D., CRC
Professor and Program Coordinator
San Diego State University
Rehabilitation Counseling Master’s Degree Program
Director, Cognitive Disabilities Certificate Program
College of Education
5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182-1154
Phone: (619) 594-6921 Fax: (619) 594-4208
Email: cdegenef@mail.sdsu.edu
Term: 2013-2017

Tom Evenson, Ph.D., CRC
Past President of CORE
Associate Professor and Dean
University of North Texas
P.O. Box 311340
Denton, TX 76203
Phone: (940) 565-3440 Fax: (940) 565-4663
Email: evenson@unt.edu
Term: 2013-2017

Lisa Lopez Levers, Ph.D., LPCC-S, LPC, CRC, NCC
Professor of Counselor Education & Supervision
Rev. Francis Philben, C. S. Sp. Endowed Chair in African Studies
Duquesne University
School of Education
Dept. of Counseling, Psych. & Special Ed.
Canevin Hall 410-A
Pittsburgh, PA 15282
Phone: (412) 396-1871
Email: levers@duq.edu
Term: 2014-2017

Patricia Nunez, MA, CRC, CDMS, CCM
President of CORE
Director, Cost Management
PO Box 6500
Brea, CA 92821
Phone: (714) 674-5728
Email: pnunez@core-rehab.org
Term: 2013-2017

Caroline Wilde, Ph.D., LMHC, CRC
Florida
Phone: (504) 220-6942 Fax: (813) 200-1019
Email: cwilde4@gmail.com
Term: 2013-2017

COMMISSION ON STANDARDS AND ACCREDITATION


Chandra Carey, Ph.D., CRC
Vice Chair, Graduate Standards and Accreditation
Dept. of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311
Denton, TX 76203-1456
Phone: (940) 565-3465 Fax: (940) 565-3960
Email: chandra.carey@unt.edu
Organization: National Association of Multi-Cultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC)
Term: 2015-2017

J. Chad Duncan, Ph.D., CRC, CPO, LPO
Vice Chair, Undergraduate Standards and Accreditation
Northwestern University
2343 Ridgeway Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (312) 503-5700 Fax: (312) 503-5760
Email: j.chadduncan@gmail.com
Organization: International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP)
Term: 2012–2017

American Rehabilitation Counseling Association (ARCA)
Glacia Ethridge, Ph.D., CRC
North Carolina A&T State University
Human Development and Services Department
372 Proctor Hall
1601 E. Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone: (336) 285-4391
Email: gethridg@ncat.edu
Term: 2015-2017

Jenelle S. Pitt, Ph.D., CRC, LPCC, LPC
Associate Professor/Coordinator, M.S. Program in Rehabilitation Counseling
California State University, Fresno
Kremen School of Education and Human Development
Department of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation
5005 North Maple Avenue, M/S ED3
Fresno, CA 93740-8025
Phone: (559) 278-0304 Fax: (559) 278-0045
Email: jepitt@csufresno.edu
Term: 2015-2017

Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)
Michelle Schein, Ph.D., CRC, LPC
Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology
University of Pittsburgh
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
5045 Forbes Tower
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: (412) 383-6879
Email: michelle.schein@pitt.edu
Term: 2015-2017

Consortia of Administrators for Native American Rehabilitation (CANAR)
Rachel J. Allen, MS, CRC
Director
Delaware Nation Vocational Rehabilitation Program
7249 S. Western Avenue, Suite 204
Oklahoma City, OK 73139
Phone: (405) 632-3749 Fax: (405) 632-9753
Email: rallen@delawarenation.com
Term: 2015-2017

Department of Veterans Affairs
M. Ellen Braswell, MS, CRC
Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Service
VA Central Office
810 Vermont Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20420
Phone: (202) 461-9600 Fax: (202) 495-6747
Email: mary.braswell@va.gov
Term: 2015-2017

International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP)
Scott Beveridge, Ph.D., LCPC-S, CRC, CDMS, ABVE-D
Assistant Professor of Counseling
Director of the Forensic Rehabilitation Counseling Program
Department of Counseling & Human Development
The George Washington University
2134 G Street, NW, Suite 318
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: (202) 994-2473 Fax: (202) 994-3436
Email: beveridg@gwu.edu
Term: 2015-2017

J. Chad Duncan, Ph.D., CRC, CPO, LPO
Vice Chair, Undergraduate Standards and Accreditation
Northwestern University
2343 Ridgeway Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
Phone: (312) 503-5700 Fax: (312) 503-5760
Email: j.chadduncan@gmail.com
Term: 2012–2017

John Meltzer, MS, CRC, CDMS, LPC
Expert Vocational Consulting, LLC
2923 Marketplace Drive, Suite 206
Fitchburg, WI 53719
Phone: (608) 270-0603 Fax: (866) 248-4069
Email: jmeltzer@expertvoc.com
Term: 2015-2017

National Association of Multi-Cultural Rehabilitation Concerns (NAMRC)
Chandra Carey, Ph.D., CRC
Vice Chair, Graduate Standards and Accreditation
Dept. of Rehabilitation, Social Work, and Addictions
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311
Denton, TX 76203-1456
Phone: (940) 565-3465 Fax: (940) 565-3960
Email: chandra.carey@unt.edu
Term: 2015-2017

Brandi Levingston, Ph.D., CRC
Senior Lecturer
Disability and Addictions Rehabilitation
University of North Texas
1155 Union Circle #311456
Denton, TX 76203 -5017
Phone: (940) 565-2234
Email: brandi.levingston@unt.edu
Term: 2013–2017

National Council on Rehabilitation Education (NCRE)
Brian N. Phillips, Ph.D., CRC
Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1000 Bascom Mall, Room 409
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 263-6279
Email: bnphillips2@wisc.edu
Term: 2016-2017

National Rehabilitation Association (NRA)
Penny Willmering, Ph.D., LPC, CRC
Department of Behavioral Sciences
Arkansas Tech University
336D Witherspoon Hall
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 968-0461 Fax: (479) 964-0544
Email: pwillmering@atu.edu
Term: 2012-2017

National Rehabilitation Counseling Association (NRCA)
Charles Bernacchio, Ed.D., CRC
Associate Professor
University of Southern Maine
400 Bailey Hall, 37 College Avenue
Gorham, ME 04038
Phone: (207) 780-5319 Fax: (207) 780-5043
Email: charles.bernacchio@maine.edu
Term: 2014-2017

Ralph M. Crystal, Ph.D., CRC, PC
Graduate Program in Rehabilitation Counseling
University of Kentucky
224 Taylor Education Building
Lexington, KY 40506
Phone: (859) 257-8275 Fax: (859) 257-3835
Email: ralph.crystal@uky.edu
Term: 2014-2017