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SAMFT has a general assembly meeting one time during the fall term and two times during the spring term. The Executive Committee meets monthly and all members are welcome to attend the Executive Committee meetings.

SAMFT has a new anonymous student opinion survey where students can give feedback about the Family Therapy program. SAMFT's Vice President shall serve as a liaison between the students in the Family Therapy Programs and the Family Therapy faculty in order to enhance communication within the Family Therapy Programs. The Vice President shall share the information from the survey twice a semester, as part of the Family Therapy faculty’s biweekly component meetings. The survey can be found at the following link:

2015-2016 Officers

Erica Carpenter, President

Kristina Dingus-Keuhlen, President-Elect

Melissa Hatcher, Vice President

Janice Moran, Secretary

Kristin McDaniel, Treasurer

Lena Glover, Newsletter Editor and Historian

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Aaron Norton

Other Information

SAMFT Newsletters:

You can become a member now for $10 per year or $25 for 3 years. Membership is open to any graduate or undergraduate student at TWU and alumni of the Family Therapy Program. Voting membership is available to current students in the Family Therapy Program.

SAMFT Membership Form

Any TWU student, faculty or staff can self-enroll in the organization's Blackboard site.  Some areas are restricted to paid members.  More information is also located on the bulletin board next to HDB 101.

Honor Cords

Just a reminder that November 1, 2015 is the deadline to submit an Honor Cords Purchase Form for Fall Commencement. Honor cords are available for $6 for paid SAMFT members who have a cumulative GPA of 3.85.  The purchase form is available on the SAMFT Blackboard site.

SAMFT T-Shirts

All paid members are eligible to buy an SAMFT t-shirt. The shirts cost $10. Pick one up and show your support for SAMFT!

SAMFT Cookbooks

"From the Heart of TWU Cookbook"
$10.00 *

*If shipping is required, contact Melissa Hatcher at


page last updated 11/23/2015 11:36 AM