The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world with 130, 000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.
The Kentucky Chapter of NASW (NASW-KY), with 1,600 members, represents Kentucky’s professional social workers across 10 branches including Northern, Northeast, Eastern, South Central, Southeast, Western, Purchase, Lake Cumberland, Jefferson, and Bluegrass.
Our members have a variety of specializations and areas of expertise from health care, schools, community organizing, politics, behavioral health, and more. Students make up one third of our membership and NASW-KY is committed to offering special attention to the goals of students and transitioning professionals.
NASW-KY members can participate through its Board of Directors, committees, annual events, and networking opportunities. NASW-KY exists to serve its members and address their concerns. We hope you’ll join us today.
Board of Directors
- Current Members
- BOD Position Descriptions and Charge
- Meeting Schedule
- September 2016
- December 2016
- March 2016
- June 2016
- NASW Biographical Fact Sheet – please complete and submit to be considered for a board position and/or committee appointment.
NASW-KY Election Results
President – April Murphy, PhD., MSW
Vice President – Robyn Napier, LCSW
Treasurer – James Haggie, BSW, LSW
Secretary – Erin Warfel, LCSW
Bluegrass Branch Chair – Jarrod Chase, MSW, CSW
Jefferson Branch Chair – Matthew Hellmich, CSW
Eastern Branch Chair – Thomas Bartley, MSW, CSW
Lake Cumberland Branch Chair – Taylor Dick, MSW, CSW
Northeast Branch Chair – Open –
Northern Branch Chair – Open –
Purchase Branch Chair – Anna Thomas-Brien, CSW
South Central Branch Chair – Vivan Hurt, CSW, MFT
Southeast Branch Chair – Alesha Staley, BSW
Western Branch Chair – Jennifer Koranyi, MSW
BSW Representative – Jessica Bowman, UK
MSW Representative – Sydney Jones, WKU