JNCL-NCLIS Executive Committee & Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Keith Cothrun, President

Executive Director, American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

Rita Oleksak, President-Elect

President, National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL)

Renee Jourdenais, Ph.D., Treasurer

Dean, Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education, Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey (MIIS)

Amanda Seewald, Secretary

CEO, MARACAS

John Carlino, At-Large Member

Executive Director, New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers (NYSAFLT)

Caitilin Walsh, At-Large Member

Chair of Education and Pedagogy Committee, American Translators Association (ATA)

William P. Rivers, Ph.D., Executive Director

 

Board of Directors

Martha G. Abbott

Executive Director, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Jayne Abrate, Ph.D.

Executive Director, American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)

David Bong

Founder and CEO, Avant Assessment

Michael Bunting, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Center for the Advanced Study of Language (CASL)

*Keith Cothrun

Executive Director, American Association of Teachers of German (AATG)

Dan E. Davidson, Ph.D.

President, American Councils for International Education

David Ellis, Ph.D.

Executive Director, National Foreign Language Center (NFLC)

Betty Rose Facer

JNCL-NCLIS Delegate, International Association for Language Learning Technology (IALLT) and Computer Assisted Language Instruction Consortium (CALICO)

Helga Fasciano

JNCL-NCLIS Delegate, National Council of State Supervisors for Foreign Languages

Joel Gomez, Ph.D.

Director, George Washington University Institute for Education Studies

Janet Ikeda

Advocacy Chair, The American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ)

*Renee Jourdenais, Ph.D.

Dean, Graduate School of Translation, Interpretation, and Language Education, Middlebury Institute for International Studies at Monterey (MIIS)

Keely Lake, Ph.D.

Co-chair of Public Relations Committee, Wisconsin Association for Language Teachers (WAFLT)

Mouna Mana, Ph.D.

Director of Arabic Language and Culture Initiatives, Qatar Foundation International (QFI)

*Rita Oleksak

JNCL-NCLIS Delegate, National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL)

Mary Pendergraft, Ph.D.

Chair of the National Committee for Latin and Greek

Kristin Quinlan

Chief Executive Officer, Certified Languages International

*William P. Rivers, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Joint National Committee for Languages-National Council for Languages and International Studies

Gregg Roberts

Director, Utah Dual Language Immersion

Antonia Schleicher, Ph.D.

President, National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations and Executive Director, National Council of Less Commonly Taught Languages (NCOLCTL)

*Amanda Seewald

CEO, MARACAS

Emily Spinelli, Ph.D.

Executive Director, American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)

*Caitilin Walsh

Chair of Education and Pedagogy Committee, American Translators Association (ATA)

Pamela Young

Advocacy Chair, Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA)

Asterisk (*) signifies position on Executive Committee.