Association for Behavior Analysis International

The Association for Behavior Analysis International® (ABAI) is a nonprofit membership organization with the mission to contribute to the well-being of society by developing, enhancing, and supporting the growth and vitality of the science of behavior analysis through research, education, and practice.


ABAI supports scientist-practitioners through the work of the Practice Board, which focuses on matters of interest to agencies and providers of behavior analysis services.


Practice Board

Objective: To develop, improve, and disseminate best practices in the application of behavior analysis.


Board Coordinator

Claudia Drossel (2023–2026)


Board Members

Alec Bernstein (2024–2027)

Laura Chezan (2020–2026)

Rebecca Hotchkiss (2024–2027)

Meral Koldas (2022–2027)

Mychal Machado (2020–2026)

Jennifer McComas (2019–2025)

Tom Waltz (2020–2026)


Student Board Member

TBD (2024–2026)


Council Liaison

Alice Shillingsburg (2024–2027)


Additional Liaisons

ABA Billing Codes Commission Liaison: Julie Kornack (2020–2026)


Modifed by Eddie Soh