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JNCL-NCLIS - ANNOUNCING THE 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

ANNOUNCING THE 2019 BOARD OF DIRECTORS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CONTACT:

Trey Calvin

Managing Policy Analyst

tcalvin@languagepolicy.org

202-580-8684

 

December 3, 2018, Washington, DC — Today, the Joint National Committee for Languages and the National Council for Languages and International Studies announced the composition of the 2019 Board of Directors. The Delegate Assembly of JNCL-NCLIS has voted to approve the following appointments to fill Board vacancies for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2019:

Mr. Greg Barfield of the Foreign Language Association of Georgia (FLAG) will fill the vacancy on the Executive Committee.

The following individuals will fill the At-Large vacancies:

  • Dr. Ted Zarrow of the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA)
  • Mr. Giovanni Donatelli of The Language Group
  • Mr. Richard Gordon of CulturaLink
  • Dr. Santiago Wood of the National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE)
  • Mrs. Anne Nerenz representing the Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (CSCTFL)
  • Dr. Janet Ikeda of the American Association of Teachers of Japanese (AATJ)
  • Dr. Joel Gomez of the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL)
  • Mr. David Bong of Avant

The outgoing Executive Director of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), Martha Abbott, will be departing the Board after six years of service. ACTFL has named its incoming Executive Director, Howard Berman, to fill the vacancy.

The complete Board of Directors list for 2019 is below:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About JNCL-NCLIS:

JNCL and NCLIS represents the Language Enterprise to the United States. As professional organizations in teaching, translation, interpreting, testing, research, and many other fields, we raise public awareness of language as an enterprise vital to national well-being. The language enterprise employs 500,000 Americans who work to foster mutual understanding and who deserve continued public support. The mission of JNCL-NCLIS is to ensure that Americans have the opportunity to learn English and at least one other language, to advance the language profession in the US, and to raise awareness about the importance of language and international education to the national interest.

 

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