STAFF & BOARDS

Staff:

To contact a member of the WEC team, simply click on their title above.

Board of Directors:

  • Kira Álvarez, Vice Chair – Vice President Government Relations, ViacomCBS
  • Chip Brian-Horberg – Attorney
  • Joy Cook – Director of Financial Operations, Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
  • Clare Bresnahan English – CEO, New Leaders Council
  • Mary Douglas, Secretary – Journalist; attorney (retired)
  • Aleshia Harding – Country Portfolio Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency
  • Henry Lynch – Senior Vice President, The Chesapeake Capitol Group at Morgan Stanley
  • Joan Kerrigan – Corporate and nonprofit executive (retired)
  • Laura Levine – Attorney (retired)
  • Anu G. Mullick – Executive Director, Regional Clinical Programs, Johns Hopkins Health System
  • John Odenwelder, ex officio – Executive Director, Washington English Center
  • Sharon Owens Johnson, Treasurer – Chief of Staff, Fannie Mae
  • Margot Peet, PhD – Language technology manager (retired)
  • Diane Zipursky, Chair – Co-founder, Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network; attorney (retired)

Associate Board:

  • Mustafa Bahar
  • Alana Garellek, Chair
  • Jennifer Griffiths
  • Christopher Hart
  • Rohita Javangula
  • Basia Jones, Secretary
  • Allison Kirsch
  • Sweta Maturu
  • Annie Partika, Vice Chair
  • Annie Prusky
  • Taylor Shaw
  • Youmna Sirgi
  • Naria Willis
  • Jenny Xiao
  • Tim Zimmer

Academic Advisory Board:

  • Brock Brady, Chair – Peace Corps
  • Claire Kevill – Workplace-Based Trainer
  • Sherry Lyons – University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • Emily Naber – DC Public Schools
  • Mary Spanarkel – Center for Applied Linguistics
  • Sherry L. Steeley – Georgetown University
  • Heather Tatton-Harris – Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School
  • Polina Vinogradova – American University

Emeritus Members of the Board of Directors:

  • Susanne K. Bennet
  • Ellen Bennett
  • Amy F. Berger
  • Jennifer Browning
  • Frances F. Butler
  • Karren DeSeve
  • Francis P. Dicello
  • Mary Janice Dicello
  • Charles Dittrich
  • Johanna Mendelson Forman
  • Robin Hanerfeld
  • Susan K. Hattan
  • Sarah Hoagland
  • Alexia Kelley
  • Jeffrey Kelley
  • Joseph Khoury
  • Gerald Langan
  • Stephanie G. Lawson
  • Bonnie Loeb
  • Tamera Luzzatto
  • Carlos Martin
  • Thea Mason
  • Sylvia Miller
  • Diane Mooney
  • Fabian Rosado
  • Erin Haskell Ross
  • Jocelyn Samuels
  • Karen Yudelson Sandler
  • Robert Sledge
  • Liz Tisdale, Immediate Past Chair
  • Elizabeth Werner
  • Natalie Wexler
  • Louise Wides