Dr. Melissa Luke is the 2018-2019 ACES President and an associate professor of counseling and human services and is the coordinator of school counseling at Syracuse University. She is an NCC, an ACS, and an LMHC in the State of New York. Dr. Luke has worked as a teacher, school counselor, and counselor educator for more than 20 years. She served as the Treasurer of Chi Sigma Iota International, President North Atlantic Region of Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Luke has numerous publications focused on increasing the effectiveness of counselor preparation and counselor practice with LGBTQIA persons.