2021 Current Board

Wade Brown • PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, President
Wade Brown • PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, President

Dr. Wade Brown is a Senior Behavior Analyst at Chrysalis and an Assistant Teaching Professor at Ball State University. He is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with Doctoral Designation and a Licensed Behavior Analyst with the State of Nevada. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology with an emphasis in Behavior Analysis in 2014 where his research interests included delay discounting, organizational behavior, and instructional design. Dr. Brown provides behavioral consultation

Heather Foote • M.A., BCBA, LBA, Secretary
Heather Foote • M.A., BCBA, LBA, Secretary

Heather Foote is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Licensed Behavior Analyst in the state of Nevada. She graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Developmental Disabilities. Heather discovered her passion for the field of Applied Behavior Analysis as a child after witnessing firsthand the positive impact ABA treatment had on her family members with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Her first chance to enter

Daylee Brock • M.A., BCBA, Treasurer
Daylee Brock • M.A., BCBA, Treasurer

While pursuing my bachelor’s degree at the University of Nevada, Reno I was recruited by a friend to the Early Childhood Autism Program. This is where I was first exposed to the field of behavior analysis. Through the clinical work there I was able to learn, understand and implement the principles of behavior analysis in an early intensive behavioral intervention setting. The initial experience into applied behavior analysis led me to switch educational goals to align with a psychology major and

Jeff Gesick • MS, BCBA, LBA, At Large Representative
Jeff Gesick • MS, BCBA, LBA, At Large Representative

Jeff Gesick, MS, BCBA, LBA is the Clinical Director and Partner with The Learning Consultants, delivering behavior analytic intervention to children diagnosed with ASD and related disorders, overseeing client progress, and providing clinical consultation to outside organizations. Jeff completed his undergraduate training at the University of Nevada, Reno in psychology in 2008. He then completed his M.S. in behavior analysis at the University of North Texas in 2012 and has been board certified si

Vanessa Willmoth • MA, Student Representative
Vanessa Willmoth • MA, Student Representative

I am a graduate student in the University of Nevada, Reno- Behavior Analysis Program. Currently, I also serve as the Assistant Director of the UNR Early Childhood Autism Program. I have been a student member of NABA since 2011, and it would be an honor to serve as the Student Representative. If elected, I would apply my leadership skills and academic interests to help support NABA’s mission to assist in maintaining an exceptional intellectual and professional environment

2021 Incoming Board

Megan McGrew • PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, President Elect
Megan McGrew • PhD, BCBA-D, LBA, President Elect

President Elect Megan McGrew, PhD, BCBA, LBA I entered the field of behavior analysis totally sideways, convinced, in my early 20s, that I was destined to be a philosophy professor. In philosophy, we always write in the first person, so hold onto your hats. Educational Background: I completed my undergraduate education at St. Mary’s College of Maryland with degrees in History and Philosophy and a minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. I attended graduate school at Florida State Uni

Tiffany Aninao • M.S., BCBA, LBA, Secretary Elect
Tiffany Aninao • M.S., BCBA, LBA, Secretary Elect

Secretary Elect Tiffany Aninao earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2010 from the University of Nevada, Reno. She then went on to earn her Master of Science degree in 2012 from Florida State University. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) and a Licensed Behavior Analyst (LBA) in the state of Nevada. She has previously served as the VP of Membership for the Standard Celeration Society. Tiffany is the Clinical Operations Director at Fit Learning—a Precision Teaching Learning Laborato

Kimberly Henkle • BCaBA, LaBA, Treasurer elect
Kimberly Henkle • BCaBA, LaBA, Treasurer elect

Treasurer Elect Kimberly Henkle, BCaBA, LaBA, is a graduate student at the University of Nevada, Reno currently who recently defended her thesis and will graduate with her Master of Arts degree in December 2020. She is also a Board Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Assistant Behavior Analyst in the state of Nevada. She has served on various committee and leadership roles since 2012, including the Hawaii Association for Behavior Analysis where she served as President, Vice P

Kristin Mellinger • MS, MEd, BCBA, LBA, At-large Representative elect
Kristin Mellinger • MS, MEd, BCBA, LBA, At-large Representative elect

At-Large Representative Elect Kristin Mellinger completed her Bachelor of Science from California State University-Fullerton in Child Development in 2007, received her Masters of Science from National University in Special Education in 2011 and a Masters of Education in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Applied Behavior Analysis in 2012. She is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and a Licensed Behavior Analyst in Nevada and Texas. Kristin started in the field of Special Educati

Will Fleming, Student Representative elect
Will Fleming, Student Representative elect

Will Fleming is a doctoral student studying behavior analysis under the advisement of Dr. Linda Hayes at the University of Nevada, Reno. Will received his BA in Applied Behavior Analysis and Anthropology from the University of Kansas where he conducted research in Dr. David Jarmolowicz’s Neuroeconomics laboratory and worked with Dr. Edward Morris in the Center for History of Behavior Analysis. Will has experience managing both non-human and human operant labs focusing on basic behavioral pr

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