Financial Social Work Initiative Steering Committee Contact List


Christine Callahan, PhD, MSW, LCSW-C


Research Associate Professor, UMSSW 
Chair, Financial Social Work Initiative
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University Partners

Haksoon Ahn, PhD, MSW


Associate Professor, UMSSW 

Brittney Brookins

Brittney Brookins

Senior Media and Public Relations Specialist, Office of Communications and Public Affairs, UMB

John Cagle, PhD

John Cagle

Associate Professor, UMSSW

Iris Cardenas, PhD

Iris Cardenas, PhD

Assistant Professor, UMSSW

Denise Chop, MSW, LCSW-C

Denise Chop

Clinical Instructor and Coordinator for Field Education, UMSSW


Matt Conn

Matt Conn

Assistant Dean for Communications, UMSSW

Julie Cronan, MSW

Cronan, Julie

Research Specialist, UMSSW

Becky Davis, MSW, LMSW

Becky Davis

Adjunct Professor, UMSSW
Assistant Director, The Center for Restorative Change

Aloysius "Al" Essien

Essien, Aloysius

Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Office of Philanthropy, UMB

David Flinchbaugh

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Associate Dean, Development and Alumni Relations, UMSSW

Jodi Jacobson Frey, PhD, MSW, LCSW-C, CEAP

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Associate Dean for Research and Professor, UMSSW
Chair, Social Work in the Workplace & Employee Assistance Sub-specialization

Isabelle Garcia

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Annual Fund Officer, UMSSW

Seante Hatcher, LCSW-C

Seante Hatcher

Assistant Dean, Office of Continuing Professional Education, UMSSW

Jinhee Kim, PhD

Kim, Jinhee

Professor and Assistant Director
Family and Consumer Sciences Program Leader
University of Maryland Extension

Jack Mirabella

Jack Mirabella

Adjunct Professor, UMSSW


Katherine J. Morris, Ph.D., LCSW-C

Katherine Morris

Program Director, UMBC at The Universities at Shady Grove, Baccalaureate Social Work Program

Paul Sacco, PhD, MSW

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Associate Professor, UMSSW

Wendy Shaia, EdD


Clinical Associate Professor, UMSSW
Executive Director, The Center for Restorative Change

Kira Silk, LMSW

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Director, Grand Challenges for Social Work, UMSSW

Kimberly Street, MSW, LPN, CCM

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Clinical Field Instructor, The Center for Restorative Change Enoch Pratt Library Program

Henriette Taylor, LMSW

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Assistant Dean for Student Services,
Office of Student Services, UMSSW

Dianna Vass, MBA, PhD

Dianna Vass

Associate Director 
Corporate and Foundation Relations, UMB

Community Partners

Jeffrey Anvari-Clark, PHD, MA, MSW

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Assistant Professor, University of North Dakota Dept. of Social Work

Sara Johnson, MSW

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Adjunct Professor, UMSSW
Co-Founder and COO, CASH Campaign of Maryland

Robin Mckinney, MSW

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Adjunct Professor, UMSSW
Co-Founder and CEO, CASH Campaign of Maryland

Julie Miller, PhD, MSW

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Director of Thought Leadership, Financial Resilience, AARP 

Helene Raynaud

Helene Raynaud

President and CEO, CCCSMD

Tisa Silver Canady, EdD, MBA

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Founder and Director, Maryland Center for Collegiate Financial Wellness

Meg Woodside, MBA, MSW

Meg Woodside

Trustee, The Woodside Foundation
Founding FSWI Chair


Anthony Carter, MSW, LCSW-C

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Director, Practice Improvement & Consulting, National Council for Mental Wellbeing 

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