About Us 2022-2023

CATESOL Board of Directors 2022-2023

Voting Members (elected)

CATESOL's membership is 2,242 strong, with five Levels, 6 chapters, and 13 Interest Groups. 60 members serve on the Board of Directors, and all members volunteer time and expertise to further the mission of CATESOL.

Anthony Burik

President
2021-2023

Anthony Burik

Song Hong

President-Elect

Song Hong

Bahiyyih Hardacre

V.P. of Communication

Bahiyyih Hardacre

Vincent Nuñez

Treasurer

Vincent Nuñez

Tammy WIk

Secretary

Tammy Wik

Sedique Popal

College/
University Level Chair

Sedique Popal

Michelle McNeary

Community College Level Chair

Michelle McNeary

Patty Sanchez

Adult Education Level Chair

Patty Sanchez

Julie Goldman

K-12 Level Chair

Julie Goldman


Bessie Karras-Lazaris

Intensive English Program Level Chair

Bessie Karras-Lazaris

Ondine Gage

Chapter Council Chair

Ondine Gage

Nina Dellona

Interest Group Chair

Nina Dellona

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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Chair

Vacant

Assistants to Voting Members (elected)

Assistant Treasurer: Kimmie Tang

Past Treasurer: Nirmla Flores

Assistant Secretary: 

Chapter Council Assistant Chair:

Interest Group Assistant Chair: Randall Rightmire

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Assistant Chair: 

College/University Level Assistant Chair: Anna Joaquin

Community College Level Assistant Chair: Dyan Collings Ralph

Adult Education Level Assistant Chair: Roz Tolliver

K-12 Level Assistant Chair: Lorine Erika Saito

Intensive English Program Level Assistant Chair: Kate Kessler




Chapter Coordinators

Bay Area Chapter Coordinator: Merve Beyazit Taner

Los Padres Chapter Coordinator: Randy Rightmire

Orange County Chapter Coordinator: Femia Scarfone

San Diego Chapter Coordinator: Burcu Chatham

San Gabriel Valley Chapter Coordinator: Jim Hays

Capital Area Chapter Coordinator:

Inland Empire Chapter Coordinator: 

Saroyan Chapter Coordinator: 

Steinbeck Chapter Coordinator: 

Yosemite Chapter Coordinator: 

Interest Group Coordinators

More about Interest Groups

CIRT-IG Co-coordinators: Margi Wald and  Nicole Brun-Mercer 

CIRT-IG Assistant Coordinators: Karla Torres

CSU-IG Co-coordinators: Bahiyyih Hardacre and Jaydene Elvin

CSU-IG Assistant Coordinator: 

ELLE-IG Coordinator:

ELLE-IG Assistant Coordinator:

IC-IG Coordinator: Michele McConnell

IC-IG Assistant Coordinator: Henry W. Nguyen

LGBTQ+-IG Coordinator: Dyan Collings Ralph

LGBTQ+-IG Assistant Coordinator:

MW-IG Coordinator: Nicole Brun-Mercer

MW-IG Assistant Coordinators: Ryan Detwiler

NNLEI-IG Coordinator:

NNLEI-IG Assistant Coordinator: Adriana Bessa

OT-IG Coordinator: Katrina Tamura

OT-IG Assistant Coordinator: Kristi Reyes

PTE-IG Coordinator:

PTE-IG Assistant Coordinator:

RC-IG Co-coordinators: Sherry MacKay and Anne York-Herjeczki

RC-IG Assistant Coordinator: Talley Caruso

RW-IG Co-coordinators: Sonia Estima and Kara Mac Donald

RW-IG Assistant Coordinator:

TELL-IG Coordinator: Cara Lazarus

TELL-IG Assistant Coordinator: Johanna Gleason

TEW-IG Coordinator: Chantal Pons

TEW-IG Assistant Coordinator: Kelly York-Herjeczki

TOP-IG Co-coordinators: Marsha Chan, Randy Rightmire, and Patryk Mrozek

TOP-IG Assistant Coordinator: 

USC-IG Coordinator:

USC-IG Co-Assistant Coordinators: Holly Yi Gao

Publication Editors

CATESOL Web Manager: Marsha Chan

CATESOL Newsletter Editor: Kara Mac Donald

CATESOL Blog Editor: Michelle Skowbo

CATESOL Update Editor: Bahiyyih Hardacre

CATESOL Journal Co-Editors: Robert Kohls and Rebekah Taveau

CATESOL Journal Consulting Editor: Mark Roberge

CATESOL Journal Managing Editor: Margi Wald

Event Registrar: Marsha Chan

Social Media Coordinator: 

Liaisons

California Council for Adult Educators (CCAE) Liaison: Anthony Burik

California Teachers Association (CTA) Liaison: Chastity Garcia

Californians Together (CalTog) Co-liaisons: Judy O'Loughlin and Kristi Ward

CATESOL Education Foundation Liaison: Anthony Burik

CATESOL Central Regional Liaison:

CATESOL LA Regional Liaison: 

CATESOL Northern Regional Liaison: Kara Mac Donald

TESOL Affiliate Representative: Anthony Burik

Additional Leadership Roles

Advocacy and Policy Advisor: Judy O'Loughlin

Graduate Student Representative: Agnes (Ruoyu) Fu

Historian: John Liang

Job Board Coordinator: Alisa Takeuchi

Outreach Coordinator: Anthony Burik

Professional Development Coordinator: Marsha Chan

YouTube Coordinator: Bentley Cavazzi

2023 Northern Regional Conference Chair:

2023 LA Regional Conference Chair:

2023 Central Regional Conference Chair:

2023 State Conference Co-Chairs: