News from the APsaA meeting, January, 2016
by William C. Glover, PhD, Chair Psychoanalytic Education Division
BOPS Fellow, Alternate Councilor, to the Executive Council, APsaA
The By-Law amendment giving Executive Council authority and responsibility in all areas of organizational function-ing, including education, WAS APPROVED. 2⁄3 majority necessary for adoption. For – 930 (69.3%). Against – 412 (30.7%). This is a historic moment for APsaA as the long-running governance struggle over BOPS’s autonomy is decisively resolved.
Lee Jaffe won election as President-elect by a similar margin of victory. Harriet Wolfe takes office as President this June and Lee will succeed her in June 2018. Lee supported the By-Law amendment while his opponent, Harvey Schwartz, opposed it.