15 Jun 2017
June 15, 2017

Joel Gómez, Ed.D.

Dr. Joel Gómez holds an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration from The George Washington University. He received his M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin, where he also completed doctoral work in Applied Linguistics and Foreign Language Education Studies. He received a B.A. in Liberal Arts (Spanish and History) from.. read more →

30 Jan 2017
January 30, 2017

Mouna Mana, Ph.D.

Dr. Mouna Mana is Director of Arabic Language & Arab Culture Programs at Qatar Foundation International and a language pedagogy expert with a focus on Teaching Arabic as a Foreign Language (TAFL). She has taught Arabic at the university level and with high school heritage learners of Arabic and is familiar with the curricular needs of language learners.. read more →

17 Jan 2017
January 17, 2017

Caitilin Walsh

Caitilin Walsh benefited from stellar language teachers and a Fulbright internship teaching English to French junior high school students in Bourges, France. Caitilin leveraged this into a successful private practice as an ATA-certified French to English translator for the computer industry and food lovers. In addition to her longtime service to her local chapter, The.. read more →

17 Jan 2017
January 17, 2017

David Bong

David is the CEO and Co-Founder of Avant Assessment based in Eugene, Oregon. At Avant, David has led the growth of Avant STAMP (Standards Based Measurement of Proficiency) into an online assessment in 11 languages that is widely used in K-16 programs to improve language program outcomes, and to award competency-based credit and the Seal.. read more →

10 Jan 2017
January 10, 2017

Gregg Roberts

Gregg Roberts is the World Language & Dual Language Immersion Specialist for the Utah State Office of Education. He is also currently the co-project director of the Flagship Language Acquisition Network (F-LAN), a national consortium of 20 states led by Utah and recently funded by the National Language Flagship program (US Department of Defense). The.. read more →

10 Jan 2017
January 10, 2017

David Ellis, Ph.D.

Dr. David Ellis is Executive Director of the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland. In addition to providing overall leadership and direction to the Center, he is principle investigator of STARTALK, a federally funded program designed to increase national capacity in critical-need languages, as well as program manager of the Analysis and.. read more →

23 Jan 2015
January 23, 2015

Betty Rose Facer

Betty Rose Facer  Senior Lecturer and Director of the Language Learning Center at Old Dominion University Betty Rose Facer is Senior Lecturer and Director of the Language Learning Center in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia.  She received her M.A. from Syracuse University in French Language and.. read more →

21 Jan 2015
January 21, 2015

Kristin Quinlan

Kristin Quinlan Chief Executive Officer of Certified Languages International Kristin Quinlan serves as CEO of Certified Languages International, a U.S. based on-demand telephone interpreting company founded in 1996.  Ms Quinlan joined the company in 1999, rising to CEO in 2006. She has been responsible for leading the company in a significant turnaround effort that has.. read more →

08 Jan 2015
January 8, 2015

Vivian Bosque, Ph.D.

Vivian Bosque, Ph.D. Past-president and JNCL-NCLIS delegate for the Florida Foreign Language Association (FFLA) Dr. Vivian Bosque directs the Master Level Spanish Language Education Program at Nova Southeastern University. She is currently a member of the Executive Board of Directors of the Florida Foreign Language Association. As the 2014 FFLA president, she hosted the annual.. read more →

05 Nov 2013
November 5, 2013

William P. Rivers, Ph.D.

William P. Rivers, Ph.D., Executive Director, JNCL-NCLIS  Dr. Rivers has 20 years of experience in culture and language for economic development and national security, with expertise in research, assessment, program evaluation, and policy development and advocacy. He chairs ASTM Technical Committee F43, Language Services and Products and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to ISO Technical.. read more →