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ACL/SCS Joint Committee on Classics in American Education

Mary Pendergraft, Co-chair, ACL
Ariana Traill, Co-chair, SCS

Representing ACL:

Charlaine Lunsford
Emma Vanderpool
Ivy Livingston
Mark Pearsall

Representing SCS:

Mary English
Michelle Martinez
Kristen Seaman

Excellence Through Classics

Traci Dougherty, Committee Chair and Communications Chair, (Term expires 2022) Sandy Run Middle School, Dresher, Pennsylvania
Brad Savage, Information Chair, (Term Expires 2022), Einstein Academy, Chicago, Illinois
Kendal Ogles, Public Relations, (Term expires 2022 )
Stephanie Krause, Program Chair (Term expires 2022)  McLean School, Rockville, Maryland
Cheryl Cheatham, National Mythology Exams Coordinator (Term expires 2024) Dent Middle School, Columbia, South Carolina
Micheal Posey, Pegasus Mythology Exam Chair, Episcopal School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Megan Felder, Medusa Mythology Exam Co-Chair, McLean, Virginia
Sherry Lee, Medusa Mythology Exam Co-Chair, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
Nava Cohen, Exploratory Latin Exam Chair (Term expires 2024) Chicago, Illinois
 Resources Coordinator (Term expires 2022), Hillsdale. Michigan
Patrick Owens, SCRIBO Chair (Term expires 2022) Durango, Colorado
Krystal Kubichek, Past Chair (Term expires 2021), Clearview Regional High School, Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Catherine Hayward, PRIMA co-Editor (Term expires 2022), Durham Academy, Raleigh-DurhamNorth Carolina


Rachel Ash, Chair
Parkview High School, Lilburn, Georgia

Voting Members:

Ray Congo, Bob Jones HS, Madison, Alabama
Jennifer Jarnagin, The Episcopal School, Dallas, Texas
Karen Rosenbecker, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana

Non-voting members:

Ronnie Ancona, (Classical Outlook), Hunter College, New York, New York
Elizabeth Bouis  (NJCL), Marietta, Georgia
Debra Heaton (NLE), Lexington, Massachusetts
Michael Cowett (NGE), Duxbury, Massachusetts
Brad Savage (ETC), Chicago, Illinois

Mary Pendergraft, ACL President (ex officio)


Ian Hochberg, Chair, (Term expires 2023), The Browning School, New York City, New York

Teresa Kawamata (Term expires 2025), Loyola High School, Los Angeles, California
Krystal Kubichek (Term expires 2025), Clearview Regional High School, Mullica Hill, New Jersey
Kristin Masters (Term expires 2025), Cumberland Regional High School & Rowan University, New Jersey
Matthew Moore (Term expires 2023), Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Greenbelt, Maryland
Jeanne Neumann (Term expires 2023),  Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
Martha Pearlman (Term expires 2023), Thornton, Pennsylvania
Ilse Van Rooyen (Term expires 2025), Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
Melanie Stowell (Term expires 2023), Swanson Middle School, Arlington, Virginia


Maureen Lamb, Chair, Term expires 2024
Kingswood Oxford School, Avon, Connecticut

Debra Baker-Schneider (Term expires 2020) Seymour High School, Seymour, Indiana
Ivy Livingston (Term expires 2020), Cambridge, Massachusetts
Julian Morgan (Term expires 2020) Cleebourg, France
John Ricard (Term expires 2019) Pine Crest School, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
David Pellegrino (Term expires 2020) Pittsford Mendon High School, Pittsford, New York
Zee Ann Poerio (Term expires 2018) St. Louise de Marrilac Catholic School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Kristin Webster (Term expires 2020) Marymount School, New York, New York

Rob Latousek (emeritus) Madison, Wisconsin


Sherry Doerfler, Chair
Flint Hill School, Oakton, Virginia

Catherine Sturgill, Lawrenceville, Georgia
Mindy Wolfrom, Taipei, Taiwan
Lori Kissel, Fredericksburg, Virginia


Michael Cowett, Duxbury, Massachusetts, Chair

Willie Major, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Michael Bales, Toronto French School, Toronto, Ontario
Susan Setnik, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
Catherine Mori, St. George's School, Vancouver, British Columbia
Dale Grote, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, North Carolina
Richard Davis, Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, Connecticut
Daniel McGlathery, Newton Country Day School, Newton, Massachusetts

Meritus Award

Ephy Howard, Chair, Troy, Alabama

Ephy Howard (2023)
Dawn LaFon (2022)
Penny Cipolone (2023)
Barabara Hill (2023)
Stanley Iverson (2023)

Middle School Latin

Joe Davenport, Co-Chair (2022)
Rickie Crown, Co-Chair (2023)
Nava Cohen (2023)
Cynthia Swanson (2024)
Laura Fallon (2022)
Kendal Ogles (2022)
Brad Savage (2022)

National Committee for Latin and Greek

Edward Zarrow, Delegate to JNCL-NCLIS Board and Advocacy Chair
Katie Robinson, Vice Chair
Executive Secretary, Andrea Stehle
Treasurer, Daniel McGlathery

At-Large Members:
Catherine Hayward
Svetlana Lazarova
Connie Rodriguez

Subcommittee Chairs:
Zee Ann Poerio, Supporting Young Learners
Maureen Lamb, Technology and Outreach
Dan McGlathery, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Wilfred Major, Greek
Katie Robinson, Online Resources, Latin:Inspiring Future Teachers


National Junior Classical League

David Jackson, Committee Chair; Contests – Academics (Term expires 2025)
Kyle McGimsey, Contests – Olympika (Term expires 2024*)
Generosa Sangco-Jackson, Contests – Digital; Vice Chair (Term expires 2024*)
Catherine Sturgill, Public Relations/Membership, (Term expires 2023*)
Seth Knowles, Contests – Creative Arts, Chair (Term expires 2024*)
Trace Turner, Publications (Term expires 2025)
Robert McDonald, Communications, Secretary (term expires 202)
Jennie Luongo, Contests - Certamen, (Term expires 2022)
Jennifer Jordt, Contests – Graphic Arts (Term expires 2022)
Elizabeth Bouis, Convention Advisor (Term expires 2022)
Brian Compton, Constitutional Advisor (Term expires 2024)
Todd Wegenhart, Programs/Scholastic Services (Term expires 2024)

Members serve four-year terms and may be re-elected to a second term.

Those starred* are in their final term.

National Latin Exam

Patricia Lister, co-Chair
Mark Keith, co-Chair


Ian Hochberg, The Browning School, Manhattan, NY, Chair

Mary Beinemann, St. Thomas' Episcopal School, Houston, Texas
Stefanie Gigante, Ridgewood High School, Ridgewood, New Jersey
Amy Mason, Benjamin Franklin Middle School, Ridgewood, New Jersey
Ben Watson, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma


Patrick McFadden, Chair

Christine Albright, University of Georgia (2024)
Reina Callier, University Colorado (2022)
Caroline Kelly, Mitchell Community College (2024) Stepahnie Krause, McLean School (2022)
Krystal Kubichek, Clearview Regional High School (2024)
Alita Shenk, Blake School (2024)
Bryan Whitchurch, Washington Latin School (2024)



Alison Orlebeke, Chair
Woodbridge, Connecticut

Sarah Palumbo (term ends in 2021), Gilbert Classical Academy, Gilbert, Arizona
Laura Hudec  (term ends 2022), Greenhill School, Addison, Texas
Connie Rodriguez (Term ends 2022), Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans, Louisiana


Miriam Patrick, (Chair)
Amy Rosevear,  Board of Governors Liaison

Woojin Kim, Flint Hill School, Fairfax, Virginia (Term expires 2022)
John Bracey,  Amherst, Massachusetts (Term expires 2024)
Andrea Craig Sansone, San Diego, California (Term expires 2024)
Serena Witzke, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut (Term expires 2024)

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