Fellow is the highest category of membership in SDPA. Fellows are nominated by the Fellows Committee and certified by the Board. A Fellow is a psychologist who can serve as a model to others. To be a Fellow, a psychologist must excel in one of the following areas or a combination of those areas: exceptional service to the community (this could include serving on boards, developing community programs, helping shape policy, or being influential in some recognizable way); making a significant contribution to the profession of psychology (this could include outstanding performance in teaching, research, or writing); making a contribution to the local, state, or national psychological associations (this could include filling leadership positions, creating programs, or being influential in some recognizable way). Fellows in SDPA are listed below alphabetically:Linda Altes, Ph.D.