James E. Carr, PhD, BCBA-D
Chief Executive Officer
James E. Carr, PhD, BCBA-D, is the Chief Executive Officer of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. His professional interests include behavior analyst credentialing, behavioral assessment and treatment of developmental disabilities, verbal behavior, and practitioner training. Dr. Carr has published over 150 journal articles and book chapters on these and other topics. A Fellow of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Dr. Carr received the 2017 Jerry Shook Award from APBA and the 2017 Azrin Distinguished Contributions to Applied Behavior Analysis Award from APA's Division 25. He is the past editor-in-chief of The Analysis of Verbal Behavior and has served on the editorial boards of 10 other behavior analysis journals, including four appointments as associate editor. Dr. Carr is the past president of the Colorado, Alabama, and Mid-American Associations for Behavior Analysis. He received his doctorate in 1996 from Florida State University under the mentorship of Dr. Jon Bailey, and previously served on the behavior analysis faculties at the University of Nevada, Reno (1996-1999), Western Michigan University (1999-2008), and Auburn University (2008-2011).
Melissa R. Nosik, PhD, BCBA-D
Deputy CEO
Melissa R. Nosik, PhD, BCBA-D, is the Deputy CEO of the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Dr. Nosik received her master's degree from Florida Institute of Technology in 2004 under the mentorship of Dr. Jose Martinez-Diaz, her doctorate in 2013 from the University of Nevada, Reno, under the mentorship of Dr. Larry Williams, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Behavior Analyst Certification Board under the mentorship of Dr. James E Carr. Her professional interests include credentialing, public policy, practitioner training, mentorship practices, dissemination, and diversity of practice. Dr. Nosik has 15 years of experience in practice and has trained behavior analysts both in the United States and internationally. Dr. Nosik has served as a board member for the Tennessee, Nevada, and Colorado Associations for Behavior Analysis.
Molli Luke, PHD, BCBA-D
Director of Certificant Services
Molli M. Luke, PhD, BCBA-D, is the Director of Certificant Services for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Her professional interests include organizational behavior management, systems-level assessment and intervention, and packaging of systems interventions as means to improve behavior-analytic services and promote application to new populations and regions. Dr. Luke has served in leadership roles as a developer of sustainable and effective organizational systems within various organizations--both in the U.S. and internationally--that are diverse in size, funding sources, and types of services provided. She received her doctorate in behavior analysis in 2013 from the University of Nevada, Reno.
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Holly Seniuk, PhD, BCBA-D
Director of Ethics
Holly Seniuk, PhD, BCBA-D is the Director of Ethics at the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. Dr. Seniuk graduated with her doctorate from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2013 and has been a Board Certified Behavior Analyst since 2010. She has previously worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton where she developed an undergraduate level behavior analysis program, and has over 15 years of experience working in a variety of clinical settings, including early intervention, residential juvenile corrections and mental health facilities, youth parole, and adult day treatment. Dr. Seniuk has served on numerous boards and committees including the Nevada Association for Behavior Analysis, Atlantic Provinces Association for Behaviour Analysis, Behaviorists for Social Responsibility, and the Behavior and Social Issues editorial board. Her professional interests include professional ethics, credentialing, staff development, and the application of behavior analysis to large scale social issues.
Neil Martin, PhD, BCBA-D
Director of International Development
Dr. Martin has been working as a behavior analyst (as a clinician, academic, supervisor, and researcher), since 1990. He received his PhD from the University of Reading in the U.K. in 1998 and became a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) in 2002. He was among the first handful of BCBAs in the U.K. and was one of the lecturers in the ABA Lecturer's Co-operative who developed the first BACB-verified course sequence in the U.K. Dr. Martin has worked independently for many years teaching on a number of BACB-verified course sequences, helping to establish others around the world, supervising students, and consulting to numerous organizations and families, both in the U.K. and internationally. Dr. Martin has published research in journals such as the Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, The Behavior Analyst, Research in Developmental Disabilities, and the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, and he has special interests in the use of technology, media, and software related to teaching and research. Dr. Martin was one of the international subject matter experts who last reviewed the BACB Task List, and who generated the BACB Autism Task List and the BACB Professional and Ethical Compliance Code for Behavior Analysts. In April 2015, Dr. Martin became the BACB's Director of International Development to help advance the BACB's global vision to expand the number of behavior analysts and training courses worldwide. He lives in London.
Dave Frazell
Director of Operations
Dave Frazell is the Director of Operations for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. He earned a BS in computer science from the Engineering College at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. With over 25 years of experience in the information technology (IT) field, Dave is seasoned in enterprise-level IT operations and software development. This experience has allowed Dave to successfully lead a myriad of projects including tactical implementation, integration of IT platforms, and development of overall IT strategies that consistently deliver top-quality service to end users and stakeholders alike. Prior to joining the BACB, Dave spent over 20 years in the manufacturing industry where he gained extensive experience in enterprise resource planning and customer-relationship management systems. He has had a successful career designing and developing key business and web applications that are still used today.
Misty Bloom
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Margaret "Misty" Bloom, Esq., is the in-house Director of Regulatory Affairs for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. For over 25 years, Misty has dedicated her legal practice to certification and nonprofit law, including a concentration on state and private regulatory and disciplinary issues, nonprofit organization, exemption issues, antitrust law, intellectual property protection, and ADA compliance. Misty has served as a legal advisor to the BACB since 1998.