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ACTFL Announces New Members of Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lisa Campo
(703) 894-2900 x119

ALEXANDRIA, VA —The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is pleased to announce the newly elected and appointed members of the Board of Directors. These members will begin their terms on Jan. 1, 2017.

President-Elect: Aleidine (Ali) J. Moeller, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

At-Large Member: Susan A. Hildebrandt, Illinois State University

At-Large Member: Michael Bacon, Portland (OR) Public Schools

Jill Woerner, Indiana Department of Education, was appointed by CSCTFL and Sandra Garcia, Pacific University, was appointed by PNCFL to be new representatives to the ACTFL Board. Lisa Lilley will continue as Treasurer for 2017.

At the same time ACTFL welcomes these new Board members, we extend thanks to outgoing Board members Laurel Derksen (PNCFL), Juan Carlos Morales, and Lori Winne (CSCTFL), as well as outgoing Past-President Jacque Bott Van Houten.

Continuing members of the Board of Directors are listed below.

President: Desa Dawson, Oklahoma State Department of Education

Past-President: Pete Swanson, Georgia State University

At-Large Member: Susann Davis, Western Kentucky University

At-Large Member: Helga Fasciano, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction

At-Large Member: Erin Kearney, University at Buffalo

At-Large Member: Fernando Rubio, University of Utah

SCOLT Regional Representative: Caroline Kelly, Mitchell Community College

NECTFL Regional Representative: William Anderson, Massapequa School District

SWCOLT Regional Representative: Lynette Fujimori, Hawaii Department of Education

About ACTFL:

The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) is the national association for language education professionals from all levels of instruction and representing all languages. With more than 13,000 active members, ACTFL provides innovative professional development opportunities, acclaimed training and certification programs, and widely cited books, publications, scholarly journals, research studies and language education resources, including Foreign Language Annals and The Language Educator magazine. As part of its mission and vision, the organization provides guidance to the profession and to the general public regarding issues, policies, and best practices related to the teaching and learning of languages and cultures. ACTFL is a leading national voice among language educators and administrators and is guided by a responsibility to set standards and expectations that will result in high quality language programs.

Date: 
Friday, December 9, 2016