Chairperson, Board of Directors

Tom Clawson

About Tom

Since 2018, Tom has been President and CEO of Ginkgo Tao Education, LLC., a company that creates credentialing and manages curriculum design and writing in the area of Career Planning.

From 1989 to 2018 Dr. Clawson was CEO of what was to become the world’s largest organization in the profession of counseling. That work allowed him to work for the profession and clients of counselors in over 40 countries as well as oversee the licensure examinations for all professional counselors in the U.S.

From 1981 – 1989, he held numerous coordinator and professional positions for Boston University and Ball State University in West Germany.

Tom has an Ed.D., College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1976; Counseling Certificate of Advanced Study, College of William and Mary, 1975; Counseling M.Ed., College of William and Mary, 1972; B.S. in Guidance and Counseling, West Virginia University, 1969; Major: Biology and Science Education; Minor: English Education.

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