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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, 2018.

President-Elect: Lisa Lilley Ritter, Springfield (MO) Public Schools (Retired)

At-Large Member: Pam Wesely, University of Iowa

Natalie Figueroa, Albuquerque Public Schools, was appointed by SWCOLT and Lisa Podbilski, Louisville (KY) Collegiate School, was appointed by SCOLT as new representatives to the ACTFL Board.

At the same time ACTFL welcomes these new Board members, we extend thanks to outgoing Board members Lynette Fujimori (SWCOLT), Caroline Kelly (SCOLT), and outgoing Past-President Pete Swanson.

Continuing members of the Board of Directors for 2018 are listed below.

President: Aleidine Moeller, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Past-President: Desa Dawson, Oklahoma State Department of Education

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

At-Large Member: Susann Davis, Western Kentucky University

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

At-Large Member: Susan Hildebrandt, Illinois State University

At-Large Member: Erin Kearney, State University of New York at Buffalo

At-Large Member: Fernando Rubio, University of Utah

CSCTFL Regional Representative: Jill Woerner Pugh, University High School (IN)

NECTFL Regional Representative: William Anderson, Massapequa School District (NY)

PNCFL Regional Representative: Sandra Garcia, Pacific University (OR)

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 12,000 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: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017