Governance

The information in this section offers all WATESOL members the chance to understand and participate actively in the governance and mission of the association.

The WATESOL Revised Constitution was approved by membership vote in Summer 2017.

WATESOL is governed through Executive Board. The executive board meets 5 times a year and is responsible for upholding the tenets presented in the WATESOL Constitution, the requirements stated by TESOL for being a TESOL affiliate while also abiding by the best practices established for  501c3 organizations. 

Each board member has a role description.

Executive Board Members (2018-2019)

Position  Name  Affiliation

President - 1 year

president@watesol.org

Betsy Lindeman Wong
NOVA

Vice President - 1yr transition to President

vicepresident@watesol.org

Kevin J. Martin Virginia International University

Vice President - 2 years

vicepresident@watesol.org

Sarah Knowles (2nd year) American University

Membership Secretary - 2 years       

membership@watesol.org

Connie Lee (2nd year) International Center for Language Studies

Treasurer - 2 years

treasurer@watesol.org

Chris Scott (1st year) Raffa Accounting

Recording Secretary - 2 years

recordingsecretary@watesol.org

Kate Bain (2nd year) Department of State

Members At Large (2018-2019)


Position  Name  Affiliation
Past President - 1 year
pastpresident@watesol.org
Rebecca Wilner American University
Professional Development - 2 years
pd@watesol.org

Mary Spanarkel (2nd year)

Krisztina Domjan (1st year)

Center for Applied Linguistics

Advocacy Chair - 2 years
advocacy@watesol.org
Polina Vinogradova
American University 
Newsletter Editors - 2 years
newsletter@watesol.org

Kelly Hill Zirker (1st year)

Heather Gregg Zitlau (1st year)


Georgetown University     

Communications Manager - 2 years
communications@watesol.org
Stephanie Gallop (1st year)   Georgetown University
K12 SIG Chair - 2 years
k12sig@watesol.org
Becky Miskell (1st year) DCPS 
Higher Ed SIG Chair - 2 years
higheredsig@watesol.org
Louise Godley (1st year) University of Maryland English Institute
Adult Ed SIG Chair - 2 years
adultsig@watesol.org
Jessie Ebersole (1st year) Washington English Center
NNEST Caucus Liaison - 2 years
nnest@watesol.org
Eda Aladagil Yoon (1st year) University of Maryland English Institute
Historian / Archivist - 2 yearsHeather Tatton-Harris (1st year) Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School


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