Steering Committee

SPRC’s Steering Committee:

  • Strengthens SPRC’s collaborative relationships within the suicide prevention community
  • Identifies current and emerging trends in the suicide prevention field as they affect diverse populations and contexts
  • Alerts SPRC to upcoming challenges or opportunities in the field
  • Advises SPRC on its current and future strategic directions
Dr. Acosta Price is associate professor in the Department of Prevention and Community Health at the George Washington University (GW) Milken...
Bart Andrews is vice president of clinical practice/evaluation at Behavioral Health Response (BHR). Dr. Andrews started at BHR as a crisis...
Dr. Claassen is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center (UNTHSC) in Fort Worth, Texas,...
Dr. Conner is professor of psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). He also serves as director at the U.S. Department of...
Dr. Cwik received a BA in psychology and philosophy from Johns Hopkins University in 1999, and an MA and PhD in child clinical psychology from...
Dr. De Luca is an assistant professor at the School of Social Work and the Center for Women and Gender Studies at The University of Texas at Austin (...
Ashby Dodge currently works as the clinical director at The Trevor Project, providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention for lesbian, gay,...
Dr. Draper has nearly 25 years of experience in crisis intervention and suicide prevention work, and is considered one of the nation’s leading...
Barb Gay is the executive director of the Area Substance Abuse Council, Inc. (ASAC), a comprehensive substance abuse treatment and prevention...
Jarod Hindman is the Violence and Suicide Prevention Section manager in the Violence and Injury Prevention-Mental Health Promotion Branch at the...
Dr. Sean Joe is associate dean for faculty and research and Benjamin E. Youngdahl professor of social development at the Washington University in St...
Dr. Karver is a licensed clinical psychologist and an associate professor of clinical psychology at the University of South Florida in Tampa. He...
Dr. Molock is an associate professor of clinical psychology at George Washington University. Her current research focuses on risk and protective...
Dr. Running Wolf is an enrolled Blackfeet Tribal member who is professionally committed to the improvement of behavioral health, educational, and...
Ms. Ruocco is the chief external relations officer for suicide prevention and postvention for the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS). Ms...
CW Tillman has been active in the suicide prevention community for over 15 years at the local, state, and national level. Mr. Tillman is both a loss...
Kim Van Orden is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine...
Kim Walton is chief clinical officer for behavioral health services at Community Health Network in Indianapolis, Indiana. She is responsible for...