Kentucky Psychological Association-Political Action Committee

By Felicia Smith, Ph.D.


  1. The KPA-PAC provides a way to connect with political candidates and educate them on topics that are important to the psychology community.

  2. Through financial contributions to political candidates, the KPA-PAC helps to get psychology-friendly policy makers elected.

  3. The KPA-PAC enables KPA to become visible in the policy making process.

  4. Our KPA elected leadership are strong supporters of the KPA-PAC and have established a goal of 100% donor participation among eligible Board members.

  5. The KPA-PAC is a tool for building relationships with policy makers and ensures psychology professionals have a voice in public policy.

  6. By reporting back about the important issues, the KPA-PAC can increase the psychological community’s awareness of the political process.

  7. Psychology is a non-partisan topic. The KPA-PAC is our opportunity to communicate to legislators and candidates across all parties that we are engaged in the process.



  • Donate! Contribute to our efforts. PAC donors will be acknowledged at the KPA annual convention and in member communications. Donate online at

  • Attend KPA’s annual Legislative Day in Frankfort and meet legislators to begin building personal relationships with them.

  • Develop an ongoing relationship with your legislator or candidate and educate them on issues that matter to psychology.

  • Attend the PAC social event at the KPA Convention on Thursday, November 3, 2016.


The KPA-PAC our voice for psychology in the political process. With your support, KPA will continue to monitor and initiate legislation that impacts psychological health and psychology practice in Kentucky. The KPA-PAC needs your support now!