Program Committee
The Program Committee is responsible for the development of state-wide program planning, and for the review, monitoring, and evaluation of all programs of the Chapter. The Committee has also been charged with identifying and making recommendations to the Board regarding local and statewide programming goals and objectives.

Diane R. Bessel, Ph.D, LMSW, CNM (2018-2019)

N. Lael Telfeyan, Ph.D, LCSW-R (2018-2019)
Sub-Chair for Conference Planning

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Committee Responsibilities


Specific Responsibilities




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If you would like to apply for a committee position, please submit a résumé and letter of interest to NASW-NYS Interim Executive Director Bonita Sanchez at