Bio's - Executives

01. President - Ian Done D. Ramos, Ed.D.

Ian Done D. Ramos, Ed.D.

Professor, Department of English and Literature, the University of Suwon, South Korea

Ian Done D. Ramos completed Doctor of Education major in English Language Teaching (Ed.D. ELT), Master of Arts in English Major Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (MA TESOL), Special Education Major in Learning Disability (Sped LD), and Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English (BSEd-English). With the twelve-year experience in the English language teaching, Dr. Ramos has a full understanding on how teaching-learning process works to support...

02. Vice-President - Elizabeth May (Lizzie)

Lizzie is currently a lecturer at Sangmyung University, General Education Department. She has completed both her MA (Education ) and MEd (Applied Linguistics). She is also TESOL certified. Lizzie has been teaching English overseas for the past 7 years, first in Thailand before moving to South Korea. She has taught all age ranges from kindergarten through to adults. Lizzie has a great interest in sociolinguistics, technology in education and professional development for those in the education field. She presents frequently at conferences and workshops on topics related to the adaption of...

03. Secretary - Jonathan Patch

Jonathan Patch is Head Teacher at Pagoda Academy, Gangnam branch, and an MA Applied Linguistics-TESOL candidate at the Institute of Education-University College London, where he is currently working on a dissertation on the role of language in processes of transnational migration. He completed a B.Ed. focused on urban education at the University of Toronto (2011), and before that a B.A. in History (2008).

Jonathan’s experience in EFL spans the past decade; he has been immersed in education as both a learner and teacher in a number of diverse settings, including Beijing, China; Seoul...

04. Treasurer - Brinn Winter



05. Workshop Coordinator - Ian Done Ramos, Ed.D.


06. Webmaster - Kara Waggoner

Kara Waggoner works at Sookmyung Women's University in their Young Learner TESOL teacher training program. She has been teaching there since 2013 where she specializes in curriculum design and classroom management. Since 2006 she has been teacing in the United States and Korea, teachng a diverse range of ages, abilities, and language proficiencies, trying to help all of her students see their protential.


07. Membership Coordinator - Sean Dailey

Sean Dailey holds a B.A. in History from the University of California Riverside and an M.A. in Education from the TESOL program at California State University San Bernardino. He has 11 years of experience teaching, including English at the middle school level in California and EFL at the elementary and middle school levels in South Korea. Sean currently resides in Seoul and teaches in the Global Education Department at Hansei University. He also holds a position as Assistant Professor of Education at Westcliff University where he teaches various courses online in the College of Education...

08. Publicity Coordinator - Chris Frosini


09. Hospitality Coordinator


10. Elections Officer