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Licensure Committee Meeting

Notice of Licensing Committee Teleconference Meeting


The Board of Psychology will hold a Licensure Committee Meeting via WebEX

NOTE: Pursuant to the provisions of Governor Gavin Newsom’s Executive Order N-08-21, dated June 11, 2021, neither Committee member locations nor a public meeting location are provided. Public participation may be through the WebEx link as provided below. If you have trouble getting on the call to listen or participate, please call 916-574-7720.

Important Notice to the Public: The Board of Psychology will hold a public meeting via WebEx Events. To participate in the WebEx meeting, please log on to this website the day of the meeting:

Friday, July 16th, 2021: https://dca-meetings.webex.com/dca-meetings/onstage/g.php?MTID=ebaf27c3d8a55ce42cd2bc9ec087dc944

Instructions to connect to the meeting can be found at the end of this agenda. Members of the public may but are not obligated to provide their names or personal information as a condition of observing or participating in the meeting. When signing into the WebEx platform, participants may be asked for their name and email address. Participants who choose not to provide their names will need to provide a unique identifier such as their initials or another alternative, so that the meeting moderator can identify individuals who wish to make public comment; participants who choose not to provide their email address may utilize a fictitious email address like in the following sample format: XXXXX@mailinator.com.

Due to potential technical difficulties, please consider submitting written comments by July 14, 2021, to bopmail@dca.ca.gov for consideration.



Friday, July 16, 2021

Committee Members
Mary Harb Sheets, PhD, Chairperson
Julie Nystrom
Lea Tate, PsyD

Legal Counsel
Will Maguire

Board Staff  
Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer
Jonathan Burke, Assistant Executive Officer
Stephanie Cheung, Licensing Manager
Jason Glasspiegel, Central Services Manager
Sandra Monterrubio, Enforcement Program Manager
Mai Xiong, Licensing/BreEZe Coordinator
Liezel McCockran, Continuing Education and Renewals Coordinator

Friday, July 16, 2021

10:00 a.m. – OPEN SESSION

  1. Call to Order/Roll Call/Establishment of a Quorum
  2. Public Comment(s) for Items not on the Agenda. Note: The Committee may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section, except to decide whether to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)]
  3. Chairperson's Welcome and Opening Remarks.
  4. Approval of the Licensure Committee Meeting Minutes: January 7, 2021
  5. Update on Waivers
  6. Licensing Report
  7. Continuing Education and Renewals Report
  8. Draft Feedback Requested by ASPPB regarding Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) Part 2 – Skills Survey to Provide the Full Board for Consideration
  9. Recommendations for Agenda Items for Future Licensure Committee Meetings. Note: The Committee may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section, except to decide whether to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting [Government Code Sections 11125 and 11125.7(a)]


  1. Closed Session – The Licensure Committee will Meet in Closed Session Pursuant to Government Code Section 11126(c)(2) to Discuss and Consider Qualifications for Licensure.



Due to technological limitations, adjournment will not be broadcast. Adjournment will immediately follow closed session, and there will be no other items of business discussed.

All times are approximate and subject to change. The meeting may be canceled or changed without notice. For verification, please check the Board’s Web site at www.psychology.ca.gov, or call (916) 574-7720.

In the event a quorum of the committee is unable to attend the meeting, or the committee is unable to maintain a quorum once the meeting is called to order, the President or Chair of the meeting may, at his or her discretion, continue to discuss items from the agenda and to vote to make recommendations to the full board at a future meeting.

Meetings of the Board of Psychology are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. The public may take appropriate opportunities to comment on any issue before the Board or its committees, at the time the item is heard, but the President or Committee Chair may, at his or her discretion, apportion available time among those who wish to speak. Board members who are present who are not members of the Committee may observe, but may not participate or vote.

The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Antonette Sorrick, Executive Officer, at (916) 574-7720 or email bopmail@dca.ca.gov or send a written request addressed to 1625 N. Market Boulevard, Suite N-215, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation. Links to agenda items, with exhibits are available at www.psychology.ca.gov, prior to the meeting date.

The goal of this committee is to create and maintain a clear and efficient framework for licensure, examination processes, and continuing professional development through the Board’s statutes and regulations to ensure licensees meet the qualifications necessary to practice safely and ethically. The Committee communicates relevant information to its affected stakeholders.