Governance

The information in this section offers all WATESOL members the chance to understand and participate actively in the governance and mission of the association.

The WATESOL Revised Constitution was approved by membership vote in Summer 2017.

WATESOL is governed through Executive Board. The executive board meets 5 times a year and is responsible for upholding the tenets presented in the WATESOL Constitution, the requirements stated by TESOL for being a TESOL affiliate while also abiding by the best practices established for  501c3 organizations. 

Each board member has a role description.

Executive Board Members (2021-2022)

 
Position  Name  Affiliation

President - 1 year

president@watesol.org

Krisztina Domjan

American University

Vice President - 1yr transition to President

vicepresident@watesol.org

Melissa Hauke Fairfax County Public Schools

Vice President - 2 years

vicepresident@watesol.org

Vacant

Treasurer - 2 years

treasurer@watesol.org

Rebecca Mercado (1st year)
King Saud University

Recording Secretary - 2 years

recordingsecretary@watesol.org

Connie Patsalos (2nd year)

District of Columbia Public Schools

Membership Secretary - 2 years       

membership@watesol.org

Elissa Robinson (2nd year)
Fairfax County Public Schools

Members At Large (2020-2021)


Position  Name  Affiliation
Past President - 1 year
pastpresident@watesol.org
Greer Mancuso
Fairfax County Public Schools

 Communications Chair - 2 years

communications@watesol.org

Tabitha Kidwell (1st year)
 American University
Professional Development - 2 years
pd@watesol.org

Deborah Amidani Kimmel (2nd year)

Mayonne Granzo (1st year)

The Family Place, PCS

Georgetown University, Holyoke Community College

Newsletter Editors - 2 years
newsletter@watesol.org

Marina Dewees (2nd year)

Kathleen Kearney (2nd year)

Qaïs S. Ahmadī (1st year)

Fairfax County Public Schools

Georgetown University     

Advocacy Chair - 2 years
advocacy@watesol.org

Lesley-Jane Dixon (2nd year)

Heather Mehrtens (1st year)

 

Maryland English Institute

K12 SIG Chair - 2 years
k12sig@watesol.org
William Newman (2nd year)
DC Public Schools
Higher Ed SIG Chair - 2 years
higheredsig@watesol.org

Max Rhinehart (2nd year)

John Simpson (1st year)

American University

Legacy International

Adult Ed SIG Chair - 2 years
adultsig@watesol.org

Ahri Lee (2nd year)

Vivian Njosa (1st year)

Montgomery College

Montgomery College

NNEST Caucus Liaison - 2 years
nnest@watesol.org

Maria E. Silva (2nd year)

Leah Passauer (1st year)

District of Columbia Public Schools

FHI 360

Archivist 

archives@watesol.org

Heather Tatton-Harris   

 Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School

Fall 2022 Conference Sponsors


Contact vicepresident@watesol.org for WATESOL sponsorship opportunities.


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