Dr. Sandra Steingard serves as Board Chair of Open Excellence. She is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the College of Medicine of the University of Vermont. She worked for over 25 years in community mental health where her clinical practice primarily included patients who experienced psychotic states. She serves on the board of the American Association for Community Psychiatry. Since 2020 has been editor in chief of their publication, the Community Mental Health Journal. She is editor of the book, “Clinical Psychiatry: Controversies and Clinical Implications” published by Springer.