Executive Council

SSTAR Executive Council 2021-2022


Elizabeth A. Grill, PsyD
Professor, Department of Psychology
Center for Reproductive Medicine & Intertility                                                                                                                                                                                  Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Weill Greenberg Center
1305 York Aveneue, 6th Floor, NY NY 10021

Laurie B. Mintz, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
University of Florida
945 Center Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32603


Past President
Sophie Bergeron, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology
Université de Montréal C.P. 6128
succursale Centre-Ville Montréal
Québec Canada, H3C 3J7


Secretary-Treasurer Officer
Rita DeMaria, PhD
Council for Relationships, Philadelphia, PA 191014
Director, Healthy Relationships and Wellness
Faculty, Post-Graduate Couple and Family Therapy Program
790 Penllyn-Blue Bell Pike, Suite 104
Blue Bell, PA 19422


Membership Officer
Amy Rosenberg
The Human Sexuality Program
N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center
200 East 33rd Street Suite 3D
New York, N.Y. 10016


Continuing Education Officer
Arva Bensaheb, PhD
Chrysler Building
405 Lexington Ave., 26th Floor
New York, NY 10174


Development Officer
Morag Yule, PhD
60 Baldwin Street, Suite 306
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5T 3K7


Communications Chair
Emma Dargie, PhD, CPsych
Gilmour Psychological Services
430 Gilmour St., Suite 101
Ottawa, ON K2P 0R8



2022 Scientific Program Chair
JenniferA. Vencill, PhD
Assistant Professor, Licensed Psychologist
Division of General Internal Medicine|Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN


Sr. Student/ECP Representative
Alice Girouard, PhD Candidate
Psychology Department
University of Montreal, Quebec H2V 2S9


Jr. Student/ECP Representative
Sanne Wortel, PhD Candidate
Institute of Living, Burlingame Building, Health Psychology
200 Retreat Avenue
Hartford, CT 06102