Bradley Erford, Ph.D., professor in the school counseling program at the Loyola University Maryland School of Education, has been named president of the American Counseling Association (ACA) for 2012-13.
ACA is the largest nonprofit association for professional counselors in the world. Erford previously served as president of the Association for Assessment in Counseling and Education (AACE), an ACA division, chair of the ACA Southern Region, and president of the Maryland branch of ACA. He was appointed as an ACA Fellow in 2006, and has received several ACA awards including the Research Award, Extended Research Award, Arthur Hitchcock Distinguished Professional Service Award, Professional Development Award, and Carl D. Perkins Government Relations Award.
ACA also named Lynn Linde, Ed.D., clinical assistant professor in Loyola’s school counseling program, treasurer for the 2012-13 term. Linde previously served as ACA president from 2009-10.
The full announcement is available on ACA’s website.