Starry, Starry Night
SDPA celebrated the Stars of 2018 and the Stars to be for 2019 on Saturday evening, December 15, 2018 at the Shiley Suite on top of the San Diego Central Library overlooking the night stars of San Diego!
Annual Awards were presented to:
President's Award - Mary Mulvihill, Ph.D.
Legislative Award - CA State Assembly Member Dr. Shirley Weber
Fellow Award - Katherine Quinn, Ph.D.
Distinguished Contribution to Psychology - Rosa Grunhaus Belzer, Ph.D.
Local Hero Award - Bertha Loaiza
In addition, a special award, the Shining Stars Award, was presented to A.W. Richard Sipe (posthumously) and his wife Marianne Benkert Sipe, M.D. for their lifetime work bringing to public light clergy sexual abuse and being of assistance to victims.
Participants appreciated the contributions of the 2018 President Cynthia Cotter, Ph.D. and the 2018 Board and were introduced to the 2019 President Diane Pendragon, Psy.D. and the 2019 Board.
| San Diego Central Library||Naomi Alter, Harpist|
|Cynthia A. Cotter, Ph.D. 2018 SDPA President||Mary Mulvihill, Ph.D. President's Award Winner|
Janet Farrell, Ph.D. Introducing Dr. Weber
|CA State Assembly Member Dr. Shirley Weber |
Legislative Award Winner
|David DiCicco, Ph.D. Introducing Dr. Belzer||Rosa Grunhaus Belzer, Ph.D. |
Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Award
|Hugh Pates, Ph.D. Introducing Dr. Quinn||Katherine Quinn, Ph.D. Fellow Award Winner|
|Chad Cox, Psy.D. Introducing Ms. Loaiza|
|Richard Schere, Ph.D. Introducing Marianne Sipe, M.D.||Marianne Benkert Sipe, M.D. Shining Stars Award Winner with her husband A.W. Richard Sipe (posthumously)|
|Marianne Benkert Sipe, M.D. and Richard Schere, Ph.D.||Adrienne and Richard Schere, Ph.D. with Marianne Benkert Sipe, M.D., and her sister Peggy Bunce.|
Cynthia Cotter, Ph.D.
2018 SDPA President
Passing the Gavel
Diane Pendragon, Psy.D.
2019 SDPA President
Annette Conway, Psy.D.
2017 SDPA President
Ellen Colangelo, Ph.D.
2016 SDPA President
Joe Severino, Ph.D.
2019 SDPA President-Elect
|2018 SDPA Board|
|2019 SDPA Board|