Irene Queiro-Tajalli
(Past President)
Indiana University - Indianapolis

Dr. Irene Queiro-Tajalli received her BSW degree from Argentina, her MSW from Iran, and her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her areas of practice and teaching are generalist social work practice with a focus on community practice. Since 2001 she has developed and taught online courses. She has extensive experience in working with clients from diverse backgrounds including Latinos, Native Americans, and Iranians. Her volunteer positions have been at the local, state, and national levels. She served for two terms as commissioner for the Commission on Accreditation, Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Currently, she serves as the Chair of the Latino Social Worker/Human Services Providers Network of Indiana; she is President of the DANESH Institute; a certified site visitor for the Commission on Accreditation, a member of the National Nominating Committee, CSWE, and member of the Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity, NASW Indiana Chapter. Her current public presentations and writings focus on community organizing, aging, online teaching, educational assessment, and Latino women.