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Founders & Past Presidents



Charter Members

Hugo G. Beigel, Ph.D. 
Harry Benjamin, M.D. 
Albert Ellis, Ph.D. 
Henry Guze, Ph.D. 
Hans Lehfeldt, M.D. 
Robert V. Sherwin, L.L.B. 




Past Presidents

Albert Ellis, Ph.D. (1958-1960) 
Christopher Tietze, M.D. (1960-1962) 
Hans Lehfeldt, M.D. (1962-1964) 
Henry Guze, Ph.D. (1964-1966) 
Wardell Pomeroy, Ph.D. (1966-1968) 
Richard D. Amelar, M.D. (1968-1970) 
Jack Lippes, M.D. (1970-1972) 
John Money, Ph.D. (1972-1974) 
Richard Green, M.D. (1974-1977) 
Leah C. Schaefer, Ed.D. (1978-1979) 
William E. Hartman, Ph.D. (1979-1980) 
Ira L. Reiss, Ph.D. (1980-1981) 
Vern L. Bullough, Ph.D. (1981-1983) 
Joseph LoPiccolo, Ph.D. (1983-1984) 
Clive M. Davis, Ph.D. (1984-1985) 
Elizabeth R. Allgeier, Ph.D. (1985-1986) 
David P. McWhirter, M.D. (1986-1987) 
Donald L. Mosher, Ph.D. (1987-1988) 
Kenneth D. George, Ed.D. (1988-1989) 
Eli Coleman, Ph.D. (1989-1990) 
Marilyn Story, Ph.D. (1990-1991)
Donn Byrne, Ph.D. (1991-1992) 
Pepper Schwartz, Ph.D. (1992-1993) William Yarber, H.S.D. (1993-1994) 

Naomi McCormick, Ph.D. (1994-1995) 
Richard Keeling, M.D. (1995-1996) 
Charlene Muehlenhard, Ph.D. (1996-1997) 
Stephanie A. Sanders, Ph.D. (1997-1998) 
Elaine Hatfield, Ph.D. (1998-1999) 
Janet Shibley Hyde, Ph.D. (1999-2000) 
Michael Wallis Ross, Ph.D. (2000-2001) 
Milton Diamond, Ph.D. (2001-2002)
Beverly Whipple, Ph.D. (2002-2003) 

Andrew Mattison, Ph.D. (2003-2004) 
Walter Bockting, Ph.D. (2004-2005) 
Patricia Koch, Ph.D. (2005-2007) 
Suzanne Frayser, Ph.D. (2007-2008) 
Konstance McCaffree, Ph.D. (2008-2009) 
Herb Samuels, Ph.D.(2009-2010) 
Konstance McCaffree, Ph.D. (2010-2011) 
Bean Robinson, Ph.D. (2011-2012)  
Jean Levitan, Ph.D. (2012-2013)  
Michael Reece, Ph.D. (2013-2014) 
Osmo Kontula, Ph.D. (2014-2015) 
Terry Humphreys, Ph.D. (2015-2017) 
Eric Walsh-Buhi, M.P.H., Ph.D. (2017-2019) 






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