Georgia Teachers of English to
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Georgia TESOL Executive Board

2017-2018 

ROLE

NAME

SCHOOL/AFFILIATION

President

Kendra M. Castelow

Houston County Schools

1st Vice President/Conference Chair

Lela Horne

Marietta City Schools

2nd Vice President/Membership Chair

Greg Wickersham

DeKalb County Schools

Secretary

Jennifer Pendergrass

Bartow County Schools

Treasurer

Christina Catinella

The GLOBE Academy

Member-at-Large, 2nd Year

Jan Anglade

DeKalb County Schools

Member-at-Large, 1st Year

Tuba Angay-Crowder

Georgia State University

Member-at-Large, 1st Year

Phoenicia Grant

DeKalb County Schools

Member-at-Large, 1st Year

Felicia Hill

Cobb County Schools

Member-at-Large, 1st Year

 

         

Member-at-Large, 1st Year

Alisa Leckie

Georgia Southern University

Member-at-Large, 1st Year

Elaine Thurmond

Mercer University

Member-at-Large, 1st Year

Ethan Trinh

Georgia State University

 

General Descriptions of Offices

EXECUTIVE OFFICERS

President

The President shall (1) preside at all business meetings of the Association and at all meetings of the Executive Board; (2) make all necessary appointments to carry out the objectives of the Association; (3) be an ex-officio member of all committees and oversee the functioning of all Special and Standing Committees; and (4) serve as Liaison Officer to International TESOL, including responsibility for all communications and submission of annual reports. The President shall be elected to serve a 1-year term by the Association membership at the annual conference and may not serve successive terms in office.

1st Vice-President (Conference Chair)

The 1st Vice-President shall (1) assume all the duties and responsibilities of the President in the President's absence and (2) serve as Annual Conference Chair. As Annual Conference Chair, the First Vice President (3) organizes and facilitates the Annual Conference Organizing Committee. The First Vice President shall agree to place his/her name on the ballot for President at the Association’s annual conference. The First Vice President shall be elected to serve a 1-year term by the Association membership at the annual conference.

2nd Vice-President (Membership Chair)

The 2nd Vice-President shall be responsible for (1) promoting Association membership and (2) managing the membership database. The Second Vice President shall be elected to serve a 1-year term by the Association membership at the annual conference.

Secretary

The Secretary shall (1) record the minutes of and attendance at Executive Board and Association meetings and (2) send an electronic copy of the minutes to the Executive Board within two weeks after a meeting. The Secretary shall (3) act as parliamentarian at Executive Board and Association meetings. The Secretary shall be elected to serve a 1-year term by the Association membership at the annual conference.

Treasurer

The Treasurer shall (1) prepare a budget each year subject to approval by the Executive Board; (2) collect dues; (3) deposit monies received as dues into an accredited bank; (4) make all disbursements; (5) maintain proper financial records; (6) have the books audited as specified by the Executive Board; (7) present a written financial report at the Association’s annual conference and at Executive Board meetings; and (8) maintain a register of all paid members in collaboration with the Second Vice President. The Treasurer shall be elected to serve a 2-year term by the Association membership at the annual conference.

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS

Members-At-Large

The Members-at-Large shall be responsible for (1) helping to promote Association membership; (2) ensuring representation of special interest groups; and (3) acting as resource persons for GATESOL Executive Officers. Members-at-Large shall be drawn from a variety of geographical areas and special interests. There shall be one member-at-large for each twenty-five (25) Association members or major fraction thereof, not to exceed eight. A Member-at-Large shall be elected to serve a 2-year term by the Association membership at the annual conference.

     

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