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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

Mark Pearsall
   Glastonbury High School, Glastonbury Connecticut
Robert Cape
   Austin College, Sherman, Texas
Keely Lake
   Hot Springs, South Dakota
Lauren Rogers
    Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Representing SCS:

Philip Walsh
Barbara Weinlich


Excellence Through Classics

Krystal Kubichek, Committee Chair  and Public Relations Chair (Term expires 2020) Clearview Regional High School, Mullica Hills, New Jersey
Donna Seidman, Infomation Chair, (Term Expires 2020) Trinity Classical Academy, Valencia, California
Traci Dougherty, Communications Chair, (Term expires 2020) Souderton Area High School, Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Stephanie Krause, Program Chair (Term expires 2020)  Rockville, Maryland
Cheryl Cheatham, Myth Exam Chair (Term expires 2020) Dent Middle School, Columbia, South Carolina
K. C. Kless, Exploratory Latin Exam Chair (Term expires 2020) Indian Hill Middle School,Cincinnati, Ohio
Andrew Carroll, Resources Coordinator (Term expires 2020) Regis Jesuit High School, Aurora, Colorado
Micheal Posey, PRIMA co-Editor (Term expires 2020) Episcopal School, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Cheryl Cheatham, PRIMA co-Editor (Term expires 2020) Dent Middle School, Columbia, South Carolina
Zee Ann Poerio, Classics Club Chair, (Term expires 2020) St. Louise de Marrilac Catholic School, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


Voting members:

Rachel Ash, Chair
Parkview High School, Lilburn, Georgia

Ray Congo, Bob Jones HS, Madison, Alabama
Jennifer Jarnagin, Episcopal School of Dallas, Dallas, Texas
Teresa Ramsby, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
Charles Umiker, Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal School, Memphis, Tennessee

Non-voting members:

Ronnie Ancona, (Classical Outlook), Hunter COllege, New York, New York
David Jackson (NJCL), Oak Hall School, Gainesville, Florida
Ian Hochberg (NLE), St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, Alexandria, Virginia
Todd Wegenhart (TMRC), Wyoming High School, Cincinnati, Ohio
Generosa Sangco-Jackson (NGE), Oak Hall School, Gainesville, Florida
Krystal Kubichek (ETC), Pennsauken High School, Pennsauken, New Jerse

Mary Pendergraft, ACL President (ex officio)


Ian Hochberg, Chair, St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School in Alexandria, Virginia

Kevin Ballestrini, Mansfield Middle School, Storrs, Connecticut
Lauren Dill, St. Andrews Episcopal School, Austin, Texas
Debra Heaton, Woburn Memorial High School, Woburn, Massachusetts
Matthew Moore, Eleanor Roosevelt High School, Montgomery Village, Maryland
Jeanne Neumann, Jeanne Neumann, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina
Martha Pearlman, Thornton, Pennsylvania
Michelle Ramahlo, Seven Bridges Middle School, Chappaqua, New York
Melanie Stowell, Swanson Middle School, Arlington, Virginia


Cindy Caltagirone (Chair, Term expires 2020)
Charleston, South Carolina

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


Jennifer Jordt, Chair
Victor J. Andrew High School, Tinley Park, Illinois
Michele Ronnick, Board of Governors LiaisonWayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Erick Bousman, Christ Church Episcopal School, Greenville, South Carolina
Franz Gruber, The Columbus Academy, Columbus, Ohio
Tadeusz Mazurek, University of Notre Dame,  Notre Dame, Indiana
Cynthia Shiroma, du Pont Manual High School, Louisville, Kentucky


Generosa Sangco-Jackson, 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

Jill Crooker, Chair, Pittsford, New York

Dobbie Vasquez (expires in 2018) Menlo Upper School, Atherton, California
Dawn LaFon (expires in 2019) White Station High School, Memphis Tennessee
Peter Howard (expires in 2020) Troy, Alabama
Ephy Howard (expires in 2021) Troy, Alabama

Middle School Latin

Rickie Crown, Co-chair
Winnetka, Illinois

Joe Davenport, Co-chair
Norwell, Massachusetts

Kelly Cabana, Herndon Virginia
Nava Cohen, Chicago, Illinois
Laura Fallon, Newark Delaware
Kendal Ogles, Tampa, Florida
Brad Savage, Elgin, Illinois
Cynthia Swanson, Atlanta, Georgia

National Committee for Latin and Greek

Keely Lake, Chair
Hot Springs, South Dakota

Katie Robinson, Vice Chair
San Clemente, California

Michelle Bayouth, Treasurer, Madison, Wisconsin
Linda Montross, Executive Secretary, Heathsville, Virginia

National Junior Classical League

Catherine Sturgill, Public Relations/Membership, Chair (Term expires 2022)
David Jackson, Contests – Academics, Vice-Chair (Term expires 2019)
Dennis Webb, Constitutional Advisor (Term expires 2020*)
Sherry Jankowski, Programs/Scholastic Services (Term expires 2020*)
Seth Knowles, Contests – Creative Arts, Chair (Term expires 2020)
Kyle McGimsey, Contests – Olympika (Term expires 2020)
Generosa Sangco-Jackson, Contests – Digital (Term expires 2020)
Kurt Ristroph, Publications (Term expires 2021)
Robert McDonald, Communications, Secretary (term expires 2012)
Jennie Luongo, Contests - Certamen, (Term expires 2022)
Jennifer Jordt, Contests – Graphic Arts (Term expires 2022)
Elizabeth Bouis , Convention Advisor (Term expires 2022)

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


Martha Altieri, Chair

David Pellegrino
Ilse Van Rooyen


John Gruber-Miller, Chair

Nava Cohen, Decatur Classical School, Chicago, Illinois
Rickie Crown, Winnetka, Illinois
Ronnie Ancona, Hunter College, New York, New York
Katie Robinson, Harbor Day School, Corona del Mar, California
Reina Callier, University Colorado, Boulder, Colorado
Stepahnie Krause, Rockville, Maryland
John Feliciano, Charlotte Country Day School, Charlotte, North Carolina





Alison Orlebeke, Chair
Woodbridge, Connecticut

Rachel Dowell (term ends 2020), Bishop McGuiness High School, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Roy Starling (term ends 2020), Lyndon Institute, Lyndon Center, Vermont
Anthony Parenti (term ends 2020), Boys' Latin of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Sarah Palumbo (term ends in 2021), Gilbert Classical Academy, Gilbert, Arizona
Laura Hudec  (term ends 2022), Greenhill School, Addison, Texas

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