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Veronica Stewart worked in mental health at Bradley Hospital with children and families for many years before transitioning to career counseling in higher education. Now, she is a career coach at Bryant University, working with individual students and managing career education programs. She has a master’s degree in counseling, is Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Certified and has benefited from the professional development offered by Rhode Island Career Development Association for 10+ years and the National Career Development Association (NCDA) for over 15 years. Veronica is currently the vice president of RICDA and will be assuming the role of president.
William Massey is the Assistant Administrator of Vocational Recovery Services at the Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training’s Arrigan Rehabilitation Center. He has been employed at the Arrigan Center since 2008. Prior to that he was a middle school science and math teacher. He holds a Master of Arts in Teaching from Roger Williams University and a Master of Arts in Rehabilitation Counseling from Salve Regina University, where he is also an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Holistic and Rehabilitation Counseling. He is an active Healthcare Review Team member for the Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Court’s Medical Advisory Board. He is an active board member of the Rhode Island Career Development Association, serves on three committees of the International Association of Industrialized Accident Boards and Commissions and has contributed to United States Department of Labor, Office of Disability Employment Policy on Stay-at-Work and Return-to-Work. He is also a founding member and is the current president of Kids’ Chance Rhode Island.