Movers & Shakers

Posted: March 29, 2013

Eby Named 2013 President Of Virginia Psych Association 


L. Alan Eby, Psy.D., of Bridgewater College, has been named the 2013 president of the Virginia Psychological Association. 

VPA is a statewide professional membership association representing more than 1,300 psychologists. 

Eby earned a doctorate from the Fuller Graduate School of Psychology in Pasadena, Calif., before becoming a professor at Bridgewater College, where he teaches general, abnormal and clinical psychology; public mental health; practicum; counseling and personal development; as well as applied neuropsychology. 
He is an active member of the Association for Psychological Science, Virginia Psychological Association, Academic and Applied Academy, Shenandoah Anabaptist Science Society and the American Psychological Association. 

Eby is the author of works that include “Learning and Generalization in Healthy Aging: Implication for Frontostriatal and Hippocampal Function,” “Taking class out of the classroom” and “Study abroad impact on personality.” 

For more information, email VPACentraloffice@gmail.com or call (804) 643-7300.

Estes Receives Fourth Quarter Award At McClung Companies

WAYNESBORO — Jo Anne Estes, bindery coordinator, was recently chosen employee of the quarter at McClung Cos. Established in 1992, the award is based on recommendations from fellow workers and recognizes McClung employees who display extraordinary dedication to their jobs.

“Jo Anne is dedicated to the success of our customers and has an outstanding work ethic with a positive attitude,” noted Dave Perkins, vice president/general manager. “She leads by example on a daily basis and sets a high standard for her fellow employees.”

Estes has worked more than 33 years at McClung and lives with her husband in Staunton. 

Whitten To Attend Conference

HARRISONBURG — Seth Whitten, certified secure destruction specialist for Friendship Industries’ Secure Document Services, will attend the annual National Association for Information Destruction conference March 22-24 in Nashville, Tenn.

NAID is the international trade association for providers of secure document destruction. The theme for this year’s conference is “Tune in for Success.” 

Participants will learn about industry trends, ranging from legislative changes governing secure destruction requirements to developments in equipment and technology enabling faster, more efficient, and secure destruction of all confidential information.

For the second consecutive year, FSDS achieved NAID’s highest certification ranking of AAA, which requires a biennial audit of all operational practices, including careful scrutiny of security, hiring practices, equipment and responsible final disposal of all destroyed materials. 

Friendship is a social enterprise with a mission to serve the community by developing and maintaining employment and training opportunities for persons with disabilities in integrated work environments.



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