Georgia Teachers of English to
Speakers of Other Languages

Georgia TESOL Executive Board


General Descriptions of Offices


Members-at-large shall be responsible for helping promoting membership, for ensuring representation of interest groups, and for acting as resource persons for the Executive Officers. They shall be drawn from a variety of geographical areas and backgrounds/interests.  Responsibilities include attending the quarterly board meetings and the annual conference as well serving as readers for the Grants and Awards.

1st Vice-President (Conference Chair)

The 1st Vice-President shall be responsible for planning and developing the organization’s annual conference. The 1st Vice President shall assume all responsibilities of the President in the President’s absence. The 1st Vice-President shall succeed to the Presidency.

2nd Vice-President (Membership Chair)

The 2nd Vice-President shall be responsible for promoting and administering membership and shall chair the Membership Committee.


The Secretary shall record the minutes of each meeting, call the roll when required, conduct the correspondence of the Association unless otherwise specified, and ensure that members are notified of general meetings.



Georgia TESOL Executive Board 





Kendra M. Castelow

Houston County Schools

Immediate Past President

Cherrilynn Woods-Washington

Atlanta Public Schools

1st Vice President/Conference Chair

Lela Horne

Marietta City Schools

2nd Vice President/Membership Chair

Greg Wickersham

DeKalb County Schools


Jennifer Pendergrass

Bartow County Schools


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

Katie Simon Kurumada

Georgia State University

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


Georgia TESOL

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