Our Leadership

Executive Committee

Keith Cothrun, President (2017-2019)

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

Rita Oleksak, President-Elect (2017-2019)

President, National Network for Early Language Learning (NNELL)

Renee Jourdenais, Ph.D., Treasurer (2017-2019)

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

Amanda Seewald, Secretary (2018-2020)

CEO, MARACAS

John Carlino, At-Large Member (2016-2018)

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

Caitilin Walsh, At-Large Member (2017-2019)

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)

Lara Lomicka Anderson, Ph.D.

President, National Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations (NFMLTA)

David Bong (2017-2019)

Founder and CEO, Avant Assessment

Meredith Clark

Advocacy Chair, Texas Foreign Language Association (TFLA)

*Keith Cothrun

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

Dan E. Davidson, Ph.D.

President, American Councils for International Education

Linda Egnatz (2018-2020)

Advocacy Chair, Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ICTFL)

Betty Rose Facer (2017-2019)

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

Lisa Frumkes, Ph.D. (2018-2020)

Senior Director, Content Development, Rosetta Stone

Joel Gomez, Ed.D. (2017-2019)

President, Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)

Janet Ikeda (2017-2019)

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. (2017-2019)

Chair of the National Committee for Latin and Greek (NCLG)

*Rita Oleksak

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

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

*Amanda Seewald

CEO, MARACAS

Sheri Spaine Long, 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)

Asterisk (*) signifies position on Executive Committee.