Loyola University Chicago

School of Social Work

Annual Joan Greenstone Lecture

The School of Social Work Presents

The 22nd Annual Joan Greenstone Lecture

April 6, 2018

Loyola University Chicago, Water Tower Campus

Lewis Towers, Regents Hall


Keynote Speaker

Mary Jo Monahan, MSW, LCSW

CEO, Association of Social Work Boards

Mary Jo Monahan is Chief Executive Officer of the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), the nonprofit association of social work regulatory bodies in the United States, including the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, and the Northern Mariana Islands, and the 10 provinces in Canada. Before joining ASWB, Monahan held various executive offices, including vice president of operations at Matthews Benefit Group, Inc. (2010-2013); president and CEO of ICON Institute of Florida, LLC, a professional training center and consultation business (2009-2013); and president and CEO of Family Service Centers, Inc., a $5.4 million social service agency (2003-2009). From 1991 to 1996 she served on the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling and was board chair in 1995 and 1996. She served on the national board of directors of NASW- National Association of Social Workers (1998-2001) and was president of its Florida chapter from 1988 to 1990. In 2012 she was president of the board of directors at the Florida Council Against Sexual Violence. Monahan was an adjunct professor in the University of South Florida’s school of social work for more than 22 years. She earned her MSW at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.