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KOTESOL Directory (Leadership)

Who's Where in KOTESOL

The KOTESOL National Council (i.e., the board of directors) is the highest decision-making authority in KOTESOL, comprised of elected national officers, chapter presidents representing their local chapters, and committee chairs (both elected and appointed).

"The Council shall be responsible for making the strategic and financial decisions of the organization, as well as oversight of the day-to-day operations."
ㅡ KOTESOL Constitution, Article VI. National Council.

Listed below are all position-holders at the national and chapter levels, and contact information. Alternately, you may contact any KOTESOL official via the contact webform:  http://koreatesol.org/contact
ㅡ Updated September 16, 2017 ㅡ

Table of Contents (TOC)

National Council
Officers
Committee Chairs
Chapter Representatives
Chapter Officers
National Committees
Special Interest Groups (SIGs)
Others

National Council Officers (2016-17)

ㅡ Biosketches and Photos Compiled: HERE

President

Dr. David E. Shaffer
Gwangju International Center, Gwangju
Email: president@koreatesol.org // ChosunU@yahoo.com
Phone: 010-5068-9179

First Vice-President

Michael Free
Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung, Gangwon
Email: 1vp@koreatesol.org // michaelfree63@gmail.com
Phone: 010-8893-3733

Second Vice-President

Michael Peacock
Woosong Culinary College, Daejeon
Email: 2vp@koreatesol.org // mpeacock@gmail.com
Phone: 010-5091-7392

Treasurer

Phillip Schrank
Korea Military Academy, Seoul
Email: treasurer@koreatesol.org
Phone: 010-3341-6659

Secretary

Martin Todd
Independent ELT Professional, Suwon, Gyeonggi
Email: secretary@koreatesol.org // martintodd@yahoo.com
Phone: 010-2424-5411

Immediate Past President

Lindsay Herron
Gwangju National University of Education, Gwangju
Email: Lnherron@gmail.com
Phone: 010-2689-6197
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Committee Chairs

International Conference Committee Chair

Kathleen Kelley
Andong National University, Andong, Gyeongbuk
Email: kkelley913@gmail.com
Phone: 010-8003-3348

International Conference Committee Co-chair

Grace H. Wang
Yonsei University, Seoul
Email: ghwang97@gmail.com
Phone: 010-8703-7798

Nominations and Elections Committee Chair

Allison Bill
Jeonju University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Email: elections@koreatesol.org
Phone: 010-6332-5191

Publications Committee Chair

James F. Kimball
Semyung University, Jecheon, Chungbuk
Email: publications@koreatesol.org // ilejake@gmail.com
Phone: 043-649-1365

Membership Committee Chair

Lindsay Herron
Gwangju National University of Education, Gwangju
Email: membership@koreatesol.org
Phone: 010-2689-6197

International Outreach Committee Chair

Allison Bill
Jeonju University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Email: outreach@koreatesol.org
Phone: 010-6332-5191

Technologies Committee Chair

John Phillips
Independent Computer & Network Specialist, Seoul
Email: techcomm@koreatesol.org
Phone: 010-9927-4607

Publicity Committee Chair

Kathleen Kelley
Andong National University, Andong, Gyeongbuk
Email: publicity@koreatesol.org // kkelley913@gmail.com
Phone: 010-8003-3348

Research Committee Chair

Colin Walker
Myungju University, Seoul
Email: research@koreatesol.org // colinjw8@gmail.com
Phone: 010-7212-2324

Financial Affairs Committee Chair

Dr. Joo-Kyung Park
Honam University, Gwangju
Email: joo@honam.ac.kr
Phone: 010-4650-9358
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Chapter Representatives

Busan-Gyeongnam Chapter President

Ian Adkins
Haneul Middle School, Gimhae, Gyeongnam
Email: bgkotesolpres@gmail.com
Phone: 010-2754-5265

Daegu-Gyeongbuk Chapter President

Dr. Dieter Knowle
Kyungpook National University, Daegu
Email: daegu@koreatesol.org

Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter President

Michael Peacock
Woosong Culinary College, Daejeon
Email: mpeacock@gmail.com
Phone: 010-5091-7392

Gangwon Chapter President

Michael Free
Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung, Gangwon
Email: michaelfree63@gmail.com
Phone: 010-8893-3733

Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter President

Lindsay Herron
Gwangju National University of Education, Gwangju
Email: Lnherron@gmail.com
Phone: 010-2689-6197

Jeju Chapter

Inactive status at present.

Jeonju-North Jeolla Chapter President

Ingrid Zwaal
Jeonju University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Email: jeonju@koreatesol.org // scottietoy@gmail.com
Phone: 010-3650-2957

Seoul Chapter President

Ian Done Ramos
University of Suwon, Suwon, Gyeonggi
Email: president@seoul.kotesol.org // professionalworkian@gmail.com

Suwon-Gyeonggi Chapter President

Tyler Clark
Gyeongin National University of Education, Gyeonggi Campus, Anyang
Email: suwon@koreatesol.org // sparkyclarky@gmail.com
Phone: 010-4207-2217

Yongin-Gyeonggi Chapter President

Martin Todd
Independent ELT Professional
Email: yongin@koreatesol.org // martintodd@yahoo.com
Phone: 010-2424-5411

Organizational Partner (OP) Liaison (non-voting)
Robert J. Dickey, JD
Keimyung University, Daegu
Email: opliaison@koreatesol.org
Phone: 010-2272-0968
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Chapter Officers ㅡ

Busan-Gyeongnam Chapter

President
Rhea Metituk, BCIS International Kindergarten, Haeundae, Busan
Email: rhealm@gmail.com // Phone: 010-2567-8882

Vice-President
Andrew MacIsaac, Hwajeong Elementary School, Gimhae, Gyeongnam
Email: clericus@yahoo.com // Phone: 010-6437-8528

Treasurer
Chris Birdsong, Middle School, Busan

Membership Officer
Danielle Silva, Shinjeong High School, Ulsan

Secretary
Hyeyun Seo, English Academy, Yangsan, Gyeongnam

Chapter Historian
Minji Kim, Middle School, Busan
 

Daegu-Gyeongbuk Chapter

President
Kenneth Cahall, English Premier School, Daegu
Email: kennethmcahall2@gmail.com            
Phone: 010-7343-3735

Vice-President
Kimberley Roberts, Daegu Global Education Center, Daegu       
Email: kimberley-roberts1@hotmail.co.uk // Phone: 010-7203-4606

Secretary
Kelly Stukey, Waryong Global Education Middle School. Daegu
Email: klstukey@gmail.com // Phone: 010-3482-5525

Treasurer
Patrick King, Daegu University, Gyeongsan
Email: oregonjoy7@gmail.com // Phone: 010-3147-9561

Membership Coordinator
Deborah Tarbet, Keimyung College University, Daegu
Email: deborahtarbet@hotmail.com // Phone: 010-7647-0887

Webmaster
Dr. Dieter Knowle, Kyungpook National University, Daegu
Email: daegu@koreatesol.org // Phone: 010-4115-1655
 

Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter

President
Michael Peacock, Woosong Culinary College, Daejeon
Email: mpeacock@gmail.com // Phone: 010-5091-7392

Cheonnan 2nd Vice-President
Patrick O. Conway, OHA Academy, Cheonan, Chungnam
Email: patrickconway45@gmail.com // Phone: 010-7515-8262

Treasurer
Aaron Dougan, Cheongju University, Cheongju, Chungbuk
Email: professordougan@gmail.com

Secretary
Kinga A. Szilagyi, EPIK, Daejeon
Email: Kinga.szil@gmail.com // Phone: 010-3548-2840

Membership Coordintor
Andrew Griffiths, Daejeon Educational Training Institute, Daejeon
Email: dcc.kotesol.membership@gmail.com

Members-at-Large
Brian Quirk, Namseoul University, Cheonan // Email: quirk_brian@hotmail.com
Jeff Hatter, Soonchunghyang, University, Asan // Email: jeff.hatter30@gmail.com
Mitzi Kaufman, KAIST Language Center, Daejeon // Email: mitzi.kaist@gmail.com
Wendy Morrison // Email: wendywhich@gmail.com
 

Gangwon Chapter

President
Michael Free, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung, Gangwon
Email: michaelfree63@gmail.com // Phone: 010-8893-3733

Vice-President
George Settlemir, Hongcheon Girls’ Middle School, Hongcheon-eup, Gangwon
Email: georgesettlemir@gmail.com // Phone: 010-7922-8010

Treasurer
John Breckenfeld, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung, Gangwon
Email: johnbreck@ucla.edu // Phone: 010-2368-9131

Secretary
Sunette Labuschagne, Hoopyeong Elementary School, Chuncheon, Gangwon
Email: Sunettelabuschagne@yahoo.com // Phone: 010-2238-0229

Webmaster / Publicity
Jeff Walter, Sangji University, Wonju, Gangwon
Email: jeffwalter@gmail.com // Phone: 010-8263-5508
 

Gwangju-Jeonnam Chapter

President
Lindsay Herron, Gwangju Natl. University of Education
Email: Lnherron@gmail.com // Phone: 010-2689-6197

Vice-President
Dr. David E. Shaffer, Gwangju International Center, Gwangju
Email: chosunu@yahoo.com // Phone: 010-5068-9179

Treasurer
Bryan Hale, Yeongam High School, Yeongam, Jeonnam
Email: bryan.teacher@gmail.com // Phone: 010-9184-0282

Membership Coordinator
Lisa Casaus, Gwangju
Email: onionpeace@gmail.com

Officers-at-Large
Jocelyn Wright, Mokpo Natl. University
Gene Shaffer, Gwangju
 

Jeju Chapter

Inactive status at present.
 

Jeonju-North Jeolla Chapter

President
Aaron Snowberger, Jeonju University, Jeonju
Email: aaron.jju@gmail.com // Phone: 010-5197-6432

Vice-President
Suhhee Kang, Private Tutor
Email: suhheek@hanmail.net // Phone 010-8535-8337

Treasurer
Allison Bill, Jeonju University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Email: elections@koreatesol.org // Phone: 010-6332-5191

Workshop Coordinators
Susan and Andy Webster, Jeonju University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Email: s.webster.jju@gmail.com // prof.a.webster@gmail.com

Membership Coordinator
Jasmine Taiwo, Global Prodigy Academy, Jeonju University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Email: Jasminetaiwo@gmail.com // Phone: 010-8241-4200

Web-Editor

Secretary
Erin Baxter, EPIK Program
Email: banjanette21@yahoo.com // Phone: 010-2632-5584
 

Seoul Chapter

President (and Workshop Coordinator)
Dr. Ian Done Ramos, University of Suwon, Suwon, Gyeonggi
Email: president@seoul.kotesol.org // professionalworkian@gmail.com

Vice-President
Elizabeth "Lizzie" May, Kongju Natl. University (Cheonan), Chungnam
Email: vicepresident@seoulkotesol.org // elizabethjmay@yahoo.co.uk

Treasurer
Brinn Winter, Seoul
Email: treasurer@seoulkotesol.org

Secretary
Jonathan Patch, Pagoda Academy, Seoul
Email: secretary@seoulkotesol.org // jdpatch@gmail.com

Membership Officer & Publicity Coordinator
Chris Frosini, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul
Email: membership@seoulkotesol.org // crowsini@gmail.com

Webmaster
Kara Waggoner, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul
Email: webmaster@seoulkotesol.org // kara.waggoner@sookmyungtesol.info

Elections Officer
Stafford Lumsden, Sookmyung Women's University, Seoul
Email: elections@seoulkotesol.org // stafford.lumsden@gmail.com
 

Suwon-Gyeonggi Chapter

President
Tyler Clark, Gyeongin Natl. University of Ed., Incheon
Email: Sparkyclarky@gmail.com // Phone: 010-4207-2217

Vice-President
LEE Shin Hyeong, Suji High School, Yongin, Gyeonggi
Phone: 010-8805-5979

Treasurer
KIM Soon-ah, Seoksu Elementary School, Ansan, Gyeonggi
Email: dreamksa21@daum.net // Phone: 010-2555-2117

Membership Outreach Officer
UI Han Gyeol (Winny), Seochon Elementary School, Siheung, Gyeonggi
Email: 01winter@hanmail.net // Phone: 010-5033-9374
 

Yongin-Gyeonggi Chapter

President
Martin Todd, Independent ELT Professional, Suwon, Gyeonggi
Email: martinhtodd@gmail.com // Phone: 010-2424-5411

1st Vice-President
Duksoon Hahn, Yongin, Gyeonggi
Email: hahn9803@yahoo.com // Phone: 010-8803-3194

2nd Vice-President
Dongsook Park, Yongin, Gyeonggi
Email: park146@naver.com // Phone: 010-9930-1088

Treasurer
Dr. David D.I. Kim, Kangnam University, Yongin, Gyeonggi
Email: daviddikim@gmail.com

Secretary
Katie Jiyeon Lim, Avalon, Yongin, Gyeonggi
Email: kiwieejuice@hotmail.com // Phone: 010-6535-0212

Graduate Student Representative
Stewart Gray, Baekseok Culture University, Cheonan, Chungnam
Email: ec_391@hotmail.com // Phone: 010-6285-2199

Undergraduate Student Representative
Youngseo Choi, Yongin University, Yongin, Gyeonggi
Phone: 010-7762-2503

Past President
Robert Kim, Gyeonggi University, Suwon, Gyeonggi
Email: robertkim144@gmail.com // Phone: 010-83542627
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ㅡ National Committees ㅡ

Publications Committee

Committee Chair
James F. Kimball, Semyung University, Jecheon, Chungbuk
Email: publications@koreatesol.org

ㅡ Korea TESOL Journal (KTJ)
Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Kara Mac Donald, Defense Language Institute, USA
Email: journal@koreatesol.org

Associate Editor
Dr. David E. Shaffer, Gwangju; Email: ChosunU@yahoo.com

Reviews Editor
James Kimball, Semyung University, Chungbuk; Email: ilejake@gmail.com

ㅡ The English Connection (TEC)
Editor-in-Chief
Gil Coombe, Korea University, Seoul
Email: tec@koreatesol.org // Phone: 010-6625-7702

ㅡ KOTESOL Proceedings 2017
Editor-in-Chief
Dr. David E. Shaffer, Gwangju
Email: 2017proceedings@gmail.com // Phone: 010-5068-9179

Managing Editor
Colin Walker, Myongji University

ㅡ KOTESOL News (e-Newsletter)
Editor
Lindsay Herron, Email: Lnherron@gmail.com
 

International Conference 2018 Committee

Conference Chair
Kathleen Kelley
Email: kkelley913@gmail.com

Conference Co-chair
Grace H. Wang
Email: ghwang97@gmail.com

Invited Speakers Director
Dr. David E. Shaffer, Email: chosunu@yahoo.com

Program Director
Allison Bill, Email: kotesol.program@gmail.com

Support Services Director
Michael Peacock, Email: mpeacock@gmail.com

Guest Services Director
Jamie Carson, Email: jamiecarson33@gmail.com

Finance Director
Dr. David E. Shaffer, Email: chosunu@yahoo.com

Publicity Director
Kathleen Kelley, Email: kkelley913@gmail.com

Registration Director
William Mulligan, Email: fsubilltesol@gmail.com

Venue Director
Dr. Kyungsook Yeum, Sookmyung Women's University

Communications Coordinator
Julie Hyeseung Ha, Email: communication.kotesol@gmail.com
 

National Conference 2017 Committee

Conference Chairs
Lindsay Herron, Email: Lnherron@gmail.com
Dr. David E. Shaffer, Email: chosunu@yahoo.com
 

International Outreach Committee

Committee Chair
Allison Bill, Jeonju University, Jeonju, Jeonbuk
Email: outreach@koreatesol.org

Committee Members
Michael Peacock
Lindsay Herron
Michael Free
 

Publicity Committee

Committee Chair
Kathleen Kelley, Andong National University, Andong, Gyeongbuk
Email: publicity@koreatesol.org // kkelley913@gmail.com

Committee Members
Wayne Finley
James Rush

Technologies Committee

Committee Chair
John Phillips, Independent Computer & Network Specialist, Seoul
Email: techcomm@koreatesol.org // Phone: 010-9927-4607

Webservices Team
John Phillips
Robert J. Dickey, JD
Contact: http://www.koreatesol.org/contact
 

Research Committee

Committee Chair
Colin Walker, Myungji University, Seoul
Email: research@koreatesol.org // colinjw8@gmail.com
Phone: 010-7212-2324

Committee Members
Dr. David Shaffer, Gwangju International Center, Gwangju
 

KOTESOL Teacher of the Year Committee

Committee Chair
Michael Free, Gangneung-Wonju National University, Gangneung, Gangwon
Email: michaelfree63@gmail.com // Phone: 010-8893-3733
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Special Interest Groups (SIGs) 

Reflective Practice SIG (RP-SIG)
Facilitators: Bryan Hale & Stewart Gray
Email: kotesol.rpsig@gmail.com

Gwangju-Jeonnam Branch
ㅡ Facilitators: Bryan Hale & Jocelyn Wright
Daegu-Gyeongbuk Branch
ㅡ Facilitators: Georgeanna Hall, MiKyoung Kim, & Jien Ra
Seoul Branch
ㅡ Facilitator: Stewart Gray // Email: seoulrpsig@gmail.com

Content-Based Instruction SIG (CBI-SIG)
Facilitator: Phillip Schrank
Email: cbisig@koreatesol.org

Christian Teachers SIG (CT-SIG)
Facilitators
Heidi Vande Voort Nam ㅡ Email: heidinam@gmail.com // Phone: 010-8573-0874
Virginia Hanslien ㅡ Email: virginiarose818@gmail.com // Phone: 010-3601-4826

Multimedia & CALL SIG (MCALL SIG)
Facilitator: Lindsay Herron
Email: callsig@koreatesol.org

Research SIG (R-SIG)
Facilitator: Daniel Bailey
Email: dbailey0566@gmail.com

Social Justice SIG (SJ-SIG)
Facilitators: Jocelyn Wright & Maria Lisak
Email: sjsig@koreatesol.org
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ㅡ Others ㅡ

KOTESOL Teacher Training (KTT)
Coordinator: Tory Thorkelson
Email: ktt@koreatesol.org

Organizational Partners Liaison
Rob Dickey, Email: opliaison@koreatesol.org

KOTESOL Branded Items
Lindsay Herron, Email: membership@koreatesol.org

Calendars of Events
David Shaffer, Email: calendar@koreatesol.org

Job Board
Greg Brooks-English, Email: jobs@koreatesol.org
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For updating requests, contact David Shaffer at ChosunU@yahoo.com // president@KoreaTESOL.org