2017 TESOL Election Slate

The election slate for the 2017 TESOL International Association President-Elect, Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee is below. The election kicks off on 17 October and ends 7 November 2016. Members will receive more information on how to cast a vote in the coming weeks. Please direct questions to TESOL Executive Assistant ​Rita Buckner.

Download the 2017 TESOL election slate. 

President-Elect, 2017–2018 (President 2018–2019) 

This year, candidates for TESOL President Elect were invited to create videos discussing their candidacy.To see the video presentations, please click on the candidates' names. The page also include a link to their candidate statements and bios.

Diane Carter
Indianapolis, Indiana USA

Luciana C. de Oliveira
University of Miami
Miami, Florida  USA

Board of Directors, 2017–2020

To read the candidates' statements and bios, click on the candidate's name.

Leslie Barratt
Rajabhat Roi-Et University
Roi Et, Thailand

Christel Broady
Georgetown College
Georgetown, Kentucky USA

Joe McVeigh
Author and Consultant
Middlebury, Vermont USA

Joan Wink
California State University, Stanislaus
Turlock, California USA

Lawrence Zhang
University of Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand

Nominating Committee, 2017–2018

To read the candidates' statements and bios, click on the candidate's name.

Isabela Villas Boas
Casa Thomas Jefferson
Brasilia, Brazil

Ayanna Cooper
Education Consultant
Atlanta, Georgia USA

Okon Effiong

Qatar University
Doha, Qatar

Christopher Hastings

English Language Programs/ITMO University
Saint Petersburg, Russia

Valerie Jakar
Jerusalem, Israel 

Mark Johnson
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina USA

Tamara Jones
Howard Community College, English Language Center
Columbia, Maryland USA

Leslie Kirshner-Morris
The School District of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA

Sandra Mercuri
Teacher Educator/Educational Consultant
Brownsville, Texas, USA

Mary Petron

Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, Texas USA

George Scholz

Independent Consultant/Regional English Language Officer (Retired)
Shorewood, Illinois USA

Barbara Sihombing
Pearson English Language Teaching
Denver, Colorado USA