Catherine Liesman, PhD, IMH-E® is a Psychologist who has worked at Development Centers for over 30 years. She is currently their Chief Operating Officer. Development Centers is a non-profit organization in Detroit, Michigan that has had an Infant Mental Health Program since 1985 and has Early Childhood Family Services including Head Start, Infant Mental Health and prevention and literacy programs for families with young children. She has served on the Michigan Association for Infant Mental Health (MI-AIMH) Board in multiple roles over the last 25-years, including, Chair of the Social Action Committee to Treasurer, Vice President and President. She has a passion for advocacy for services for children and their families and system change. She is honored to be an Alliance Board Member.