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2019 TESOL Election Slate

The election slate for the 2019 TESOL International Association President-Elect, Board of Directors, and Nominating Committee is below. 

On 15 October, TESOL members will receive an email message with an e-ballot and instructions for voting. The voting period will run from 15 October 2018 to 5 November 2018. If you have questions about the election, please contact Rita Buckner (+1 703.518.2507).

**To view candidate bios, statements, and videos, please click on the candidate's name.**

President-Elect, 2019–2020 (President 2020–2021) 

Misty Adoniou
University of Canberra
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Australia
Deborah J. Short
Academic Language Research & Training, LLC
Arlington, Virginia, USA

Board of Directors, 2019–2022

The Board of Directors will have three open seats.

Okon Effiong
Qatar University
Doha, Qatar
Grazzia Maria Mendoza Chirinos
Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazan, Honduras

Mawa Samb
CRFPE (Pre-service and in-service training center)
Dakar, Senegal

Justin Shewell
Arizona State University
Tempe, Arizona, USA

Debra Suarez
Career Educator and National Adviser
Washington DC, USA

Nominating Committee, 2019–2020

The Nominating Committee will have eight open seats.

Angela B. Bell, PhD
Missouri State University 
Springfield, Missouri, USA
Marcela Marconato Cintra
Cultura Inglesa Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Aymen Elsheikh
Texas A&M University at Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Fan Fang
Shantou University
Shantou, Guangdong, China

Marjaneh Khadem Gilpatrick
Grand Canyon University
Phoenix, Arizona, U​SA

Holly Hansen-Thomas
Texas Woman’s University 
Denton, Texas, U​SA
Amiris Helena 
Centro Cultural Dominico Americano 
Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago, Dominican Republic 
Kenneth Kuo-Pin Chi
Fu Jen Catholic University
New Taipei City, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Jana E. Moore
Moanalua High School
Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Christine Nicodemus
Pitt Community College
Winterville, North Carolina, USA

Doaa Rashed, Ph.D.
University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Cynthia S Wiseman, EdD
Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York
New York, New York, USA