Governance

Professional Liability

Are you protected from legal action due to negligent acts, errors, and omissions, and frivolous lawsuits?

General Liability

Are you protected if someone is injured in your office or while leaving or entering your building?

Cyber Liability

Are you protected if confidential client data is copied, transmitted, stolen, or used by any individual unauthorized to handle the information?

ASI Board of Directors

Gary Bailey, DHL, MSW, ACSWGary Bailey

President and Chair

Gary Bailey is currently a Professor of Practice at Simmons College School of Social Work and at the Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences. At the School of Social Work, he is the director of the Urban Leadership Certificate Program…read bio

Christina Wong, LCSWChristina Wong, LCSW

Treasurer

Christina Wong has over thirty years of experience in direct social service, higher education administration, social work education, and supervision. She works with a broad range of clientele including children, youth, families, and…read bio

Lawanna Barron, ACSW, LCSWLawanna Barron, ACSW, LCSW

Secretary

Lawanna Barron has been employed by the Moody Air Force Base Family Advocacy Program since December 1993. She served as the Family Advocacy Treatment Manager from 1993-2000 and currently serves as the Family Advocacy Outreach Manager. read bio

Tony BenedettoTony Benedetto

Chief Executive Officer

Tony Benedetto serves as the chief executive of both the NASW Assurance Services, Inc. and NASW Insurance Company, Inc. which provide various benefits and services to members of the National Association of Social Workers. read bio

Emily DonovanEmily Donovan, LMSW, BCBA

Board Member

Emily Donovan (Iowa Chapter) has been a school social worker for Heartland Area Education Agency since 2005 and serves six school districts in central Iowa. She assists school districts with developing system-wide social-emotional behavioral and…read bio

Mit JoynerMildred “Mit” Joyner, DPS, MSW, BSW, LCSW

NASW President

Professor Joyner is President of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) that has 55 chapters throughout the United States and its territories. Joyner also serves as President of the North America Region  …read bio

Lynn Koblin MA, CAELynn Koblin, MA, CAE

Board Member

Lynn Koblin has worked in the non-profit sector for more than 15 years and is currently Senior Manager for Member Group Insurance and Alliance Programs at the IEEE. She is responsible for generating non-dues revenue through group insurance plans…read bio

Dr. Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSWDr. Angelo McClain, Ph.D., LICSW

NASW Chief Executive Officer

Dr. McClain joins NASW after serving six years as Commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families, a position appointed by Governor Deval Patrick. While there, he oversaw a budget of $850 million…read bio

Shirley Taaffe

Board Member

Shirley Taaffe brings significant business, financial, and insurance industry experience in the association and affinity program markets, including management of sales, product development, direct marketing, profit, and loss management…read bio

Darrell WheelerDarrell P. Wheeler, Ph.D., MPH, ACSW

Board Member

Wheeler currently serves as the Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs here at Iona College. Previous academic positions include Dean of the School of Social Welfare and Vice President for Public Engagement …read bio