Who We Are


The Ohio Association for Counselor Education and Supervision strives to advance the preparation, life-long professional development, and supervision of counselors and to enhance counseling services in all settings. Professional members of OACES support the transformative growth and development of students as they matriculate through master’s and doctoral counselor education programs throughout the state.

The purposes of the Association shall be to advance the preparation, life-long professional development, and supervision of counselors and to enhance counseling services in all settings. Please refer to our Bylaws for additional reference.

Here is the current Executive Board to serve you:

President: DoHee Kim-Appel; dkimappe@heidelberg.edu

President-Elect: Marcos Ghali; mghali@ashland.edu

Treasurer: Sean Gorby; gorby.45@buckeyemail.osu.edu

Secretary: Marlise Lonn; mlonn@bgsu.edu

Chair, Technology: Taylor Nelson; taylor.nelson2@rockets.utoledo.edu

Past-President: Robin Dufresne; rdufres@bgsu.edu