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Communications Task Force


This task force gathers important announcements and information relevant to career development in the rehabilitation field and disseminates them through social media, eblasts, ACRM and CDNG newsletters, and the website. This includes information on:

  • Grant resources and grant writing
  • Job interviewing tips
  • Work/ life balance
  • Tips for promotion and tenure
  • Getting started with research
  • Initiating collaborations
  • Finding good mentors
    … and more!

This task force also develops communications to help promote ACRM, inform CDNG members about opportunities to collaborate and connect across ACRM communities, and recruit members.

Dr. Laura Excell and Dr. Minda Markle, Co-Chairs of the CDNG Communications Task Force invited members of the Career Development Networking Group to share their ideas and suggestions at their Communications Task Force meeting. The goal of the TF meetings is to collaborate with other members of the Networking Group in developing effective and innovative communication strategies to benefit all members of the CDNG.

Contact: Dr. Minda M. Markle, MA, PhD, ABPP

Contact: Dr. Laura Excell, PhD, ND, APRN, LPC, NCC



To learn more about the work of this task force and ways to get involved, please reach out to the task force leadership.



Minda M. Markle, MA, PhD, ABPP

Minda M. Markle, MA, PhD, ABPP


Licensed Psychologist/Neuropsychologist
Board Certified, Rehabilitation Psychology

Laura Excell,  PhD, ND, APRN, LPC, NCC

Laura Excell, PhD, ND, APRN, LPC, NCC


Clinical Psychologist, Nurse Practitioner,
Nurse Herbalist
CEO, Innerworking



  • N. Erkut Kucukboyaci, PhD
  • Ekaterina Dobryakova, PhD
  • Alison Cogan, PhD, OTR/L
  • Dawn Neumann, PhD