Board Members - 2017-2018



Affiliation During Tenure


Rebecca Wilner

American University

Past President

Heather Tatton-Harris

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School

Vice President - 1 Year

Betsy Wong (1 year)

Sarah Knowles (2 years)


American University

Membership Secretary

Connie Lee (2nd year)

International Center for Language Studies


Christopher Scott (1st year)

Raffa Accounting

Recording Secretary

Kate Bain (1st year)

US Department of State

Professional Development Coordinator

Amy Melendez (1st year)

Mary Spanarkel (2nd year)

Natalia Romanova (1st year)

Nicole Sheen (1st year)


Communications Chair 

Erica Sanchez  (2nd year)

Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School

Newsletter Editors 

Lindsey Crifasi (2nd year)

Stephanie Gallop (3rd year)

Silvia Hildesheim (2nd year)

Carlos Rosario School

Georgetown University

Carlos Rosario School


Emily Naber (2nd year)

DCPS - Raymond Educational Campus

Higher Ed SIG

Sheeren Balla (2nd year)

Center for Applied Linguistics

Adult Ed SIG - 2 Years 

Xavier Munoz (1st year)

Literacy Council of Northern Virginia

NNEST Caucus Liaison - 2 Years 

Sevtap Frantz (2nd year)

Prince Georges Community College

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