Catherine B. Roland, Ed.D.,LPC, NCC, served as the 65th President of the American Counseling Association (2016-2017). Dr. Roland has been a leader in the field of Counselor Education for over 25 years, and a mental health and school counselor for over 30. She has held numerous leadership positions, including serving on the ACA Governing Council as representative of the Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA) for two terms, and prior to that, one term to represent ASERVIC (then ARVIC). She has served as president of the Association for Adult Development and Aging, Chair of the ACA Committee on Women, and Secretary of ASERVIC. Dr. Roland has served on numerous scholarly journal editorial boards, including the Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, and served as Editor of the ADULTSPAN Journal from the Division of AADA, for 12 years.