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Office of the President

Darla Spence Coffey, PhD, MSW

President and Chief Executive Officer
Council on Social Work Education

Sharon Reed

Manager, Executive Office Operations

Government Relations

Otto Katt

Government Relations Consultant
Lewis-Burke Associates, LLC

Division of Communications and Marketing

Patrick Dunne

Vice President of Communications and Marketing

Marianne Varkiani

Communications & Marketing Manager

Kianna Mckenzie

Communications and Marketing Coordinator


Elizabeth Simon

Manager, Publications

Mia Moreno-Hines

Production Editor, JSWE

Department of Social Work Accreditation

Megan Fujita, PhD, MSW

Executive Director of Accreditation

Monica Wylie

Accreditation Office Manager; Assistant to the Executive Director

Stephanie McNally

Manager, Practice Doctorate and Fellowship Accreditation

Accreditation Services

Katie Gibson-Ledl, LLMSW-Macro

Associate Director of Accreditation Services

Katie Benson, MSW

Accreditation Specialist

Karen Y. Chapman, MSW, MPA

Accreditation Specialist

Marilyn Gentner, LMSW, LICSW

Accreditation Specialist

Michael E. Leff, JD, MSW

Accreditation Specialist

Accreditation Operations and Technology

Anna R. Holster, MSW, MPhil

Associate Director of Accreditation Operations and Technology

Division of Education

Tanya Smith Brice, Ph.D, MSW

Vice President of Education

Yolanda Padilla, PhD, MSSW

Director, Center for Diversity and Social & Economic Justice

Vitali Chamov, MA

Manager, NADD and LADD; Leadership Initiatives; International Degree Review

Education Initiatives and Research

Swathi Reddy, PhD

Research Specialist
Swathi Reddy earned her PhD in social work from the University of Texas at Austin and her MA from the University of Chicago’s School of Social Service Administration. Previously, she served on the faculty of the University of Texas at Austin Steve Hicks School of Social Work as data analyst for the Black Mamas Community Collective (Austin, TX) and worked as a clinical practitioner in New York City serving South Asian adolescent and adult survivors of gender-based violence. Swathi’s clinical experience and academic training, together with her strong commitment to strengthening marginalized and underserved communities, have shaped her research agenda for the past few years and continue to do so today. Particularly, she is interested in racial justice, gender equality, and social sustainability, having studied and worked in these areas for more than a decade.

Minority Fellowship Program

Ameera Bhanji, MSW

Program Associate, MFP

Division of Finance and Operations

Arminn H. Leopold

Vice President of Finance and Operations and Chief Financial Officer

Anthony Oliver

Office Manager

Dianna Armstrong

Director of Human Resources

Accounting and Administration

Edward G. Blair

Accounting Manager

Information Technology

Eddie Y. Wong


Frank Feng Li

Systems Administrator/Support

Haitao Lin

Database Administrator/Webmaster
Office: 1.703.519.2051

Meeting and Events

Yvette Clark

Director of Meetings and Events

Christina Hahn

Sales, Meetings & Events