Task Forces

Task Force on Governance

Ian Hochberg, Chair
Kathy Elifrits, Development Project Liaison


Rachel Ash, Parkview High School, Lilburn, Georgia
Martha Altieri, San Juan Capistrano, California
Michael Bales, Toronto French School, Toronto, Ontario
Kevin Ballestrini, Mansfield Middle School, Storrs, Connecticut
Jill Crooker, Pittsford, New York
Lauren Dill, St. Andrews Episcopal School, Austin, Texas
Michelle Ramahlo, Seven Bridges Middle School, Chappaqua, New York

ad hoc Committee on the Executive Director position

Michelle Ramahlo, Chair
   Seven Bridges Middle School, Chappaqua, New York,


Marty Abbott, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Alexandria, Virginia
Debra Heaton, Salem High School, Salem, Massachusetts

Task Force on Institute

John Gruber-Miller, Cornell College, Mt. Vernon, Iowa, Chair
Sherwin Little, Development Project Liaison


Nava Cohen, Decatur Classical School, Chicago, Illinois
Rickie Crown, Winnetka, Illinois
Ronnie Ancona, Hunter College, New York, New York
Peter Anderson, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Katie Robinson, Harbor Day School, Corona del Mar, California
Cynthia Swanson, Frecerica Academy, St. Simons, Georgia
Alan van den Arend, Mount Laurel, New Jersey

Task Force on Professional Resources

Justin Slocum Bailey, Indwelling Language, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chair
Linda Montross. Development Project Liaison


Ellie Arnold, Athol High School, Leominster, Massachusetts
Diane Warne Anderson, University of Massachusetts Boston
Randy Fields, The Walker School, Marietta, Georgia
Caroline Kelly, Mitchell Community College, Carthage, North Carolina
John Piazza, Berkeley High School, Berkeley, California
Susan Shelmerdine, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina

Task Force on Visibility and Advocacy

Keith Toda, Parkview High School, Lilburn Georgia, Chair
Patrick McFadden, Development Project Liaison


Jacqui Bloomberg, Newtonm Massachusetts
Traci Dougherty, Souderton Area High School, Bensalem, Pennsylvania
Daryl "Gus" Grissom, Herndon, Virginia
Keely Lake, Wayland Academy, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin
Ryan Sellers, Memphis University School, Memphis, Tennessee
David Sick, Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee