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WEB MAGAZINE EDITOR

WEB MAGAZINE EDITOR

Melanie Reinersman, MA

NCDA Website Editor
NCDA Web Magazine
Email: webeditor@ncda.org

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, K-12

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, K-12

Natasha Barnes, Ed.D., GCDF, CCSP, NCC

Assistant Professor
Delta State University
Cleveland, MS
Email: natashabarnes.ed.d@gmail.com

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, FEATURES

Kyle Inselman

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, FEATURES

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, FEATURES

Amy Pierce-Danders, MBA, CCSP, GCDF

Career+Life Strategist | Speaker
E³ Coaching Studio
Email: amy@e3coachingstudio.com

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITORS, COUNSELOR EDUCATORS & RESEARCHERS

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITORS, COUNSELOR EDUCATORS & RESEARCHERS

Melissa J. Fickling, PhD, LCPC, ACS, BC-TMH

Associate Professor & Program Coordinator
Northern Illinois University
mfickling@niu.edu

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITORS, COUNSELOR EDUCATORS & RESEARCHERS

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITORS, COUNSELOR EDUCATORS & RESEARCHERS

David Dietrich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Coordinator, Master's Program in Counseling
University of Tennessee at Martin
ddietric@utm.edu

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

Linda Evans, MA

Owner - Launched by Linda, LLC
San Antonio, TX
Email: Linda@LaunchedbyLinda.com
https://www.launchedbylinda.com/

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, INDEPENDENT PRACTICE

Jerilyn Wagner

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, WORKPLACES

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, WORKPLACES

Vonya Hodrick, LSW, LPC

Founder, Managing Partner
Transcending Coaching, LLC
Atlanta, GA
Email: vhodrick39@gmail.com

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, WORKPLACES

CO-ASSOCIATE EDITOR, WORKPLACES

Elyse Pipitone, MSW, LCSW

Owner
Blooming Careers Coaching
Everett, MA
Email: elysecareersuccess@gmail.com

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, POST-SECONDARY

ASSOCIATE EDITOR, POST-SECONDARY

Billie Streufert, M.S., CCC, CCSCC

Executive Director of Career Services
Augustana University
Sioux Falls, SD
Email: billie.streufert@augie.edu

 

 

NCDA NEWS

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SPECIAL COLUMNS (2003-2015)

The Special Columns department is no longer available. It has been consolidated into the other departments. Use the Career Convergence search function to find archived articles.

FIELD EDITOR

FIELD EDITOR

Mason Murphy, M.Ed, MPA

PACE Career Counselor
Texas State University - Career Services
Email: mmm210@txstate.edu

FIELD EDITOR

FIELD EDITOR

Janine Rowe, MSEd, CCC, NCC, CASAC

Therapist with a private career counseling practice
Rochester, NY
Email: rowe.janine@gmail.com

FIELD EDITOR

FIELD EDITOR

Willa Smith, M.S.C.

Private Practice, Northern California
Email: willaannsmith@gmail.com

 

 

Would you like to Join Our Editorial Staff!

Below is a short description for the Associate and Field Editor volunteer positions. You must be an NCDA member (for more than one year) and willing to commit to at least 2 years. The time commitment varies - approximately 1-4 hours a month. Preference will be given to those with previous writing/editing experience, especially with Career Convergence. Positions do not offer compensation. Please contact the Editor, Melanie Reinersman at webeditor@ncda.org to apply - send a resume and statement of interest.  If no positions are currently available, your information will be kept on file.

ASSOCIATE EDITOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review and edit submissions to ensure they meet submission guidelines and reflect professional content;
  • Prepare for publication one new article each month;
  • Discuss topics with Field Editors or authors; some collaborate with co-associate editor;
  • Maintain contact with Editor;
  • Participate in 1-2 team meetings each year (usually virtual);
  • Solicit authors and articles.

FIELD EDITOR

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Solicit authors and articles;
  • Forward recommendations to Associate Editors;
  • Use network in the field to promote the web magazine;
  • Discuss topics with Associate Editors.