Executive Board and Advisory Council

Executive Board and Advisory Council

Below you will find a list of FLAVA leadership. We welcome feedback from our members; if you would like to contact the FLAVA leadership team, please use the website contact form. Additionally, FLAVA encourages members to volunteer. If you would like to volunteer, please use the contact form.


Executive Board:

President, Dick Kuettner

President Elect, Heidi Trude 

Immediate Past President, Sue Robertson

Communications Coordinator, Pamela St Clair

Treasurer, Kathryn Murphy-Judy

Conference Coordinator, Patricia Orozco

2021 FLAVA Advisory Council, Standing Committees:

Advocacy Committee Chair: Sharon Scinicariello

Communications Committee Chair: Pamela St. Clair

Finance Committee Chair: Kathryn Murphy-Judy

Membership Committee Chair, Lisa Fore

Nominations Committee Chair: Linda Fowler-Jones

Recognition and Awards Committee Chair: Amy Petersen

Teacher Education and Professional Development Committee Chair: Eric Jaworski

2021 FLAVA Advisory Council, Appointed Positions:

Historian: Thomas Sones

Mentor Program Chair: Martha Davis

Parliamentarian: Sue Robertson

Webmaster: Angela Gunder

Website Editor: Allison Carneiro da Silva

2021 FLAVA Advisory Council, Affiliates:

Virginia Department of Education: Lisa Harris

Virginia Organization of World Language Supervisors: Stephanie Stockman

Community College Representative: Cristina Sparks-Early

American Association of Teachers of French: Marsha Taylor

American Association of Teachers of German: Andrea Machesney

American Association of Teachers of Slavic and Eastern European Languages: TBD

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese: Deborah Sommer

Classical Association of Virginia: Patty Lister

Chinese Language Teachers Association: Ran Zhao

Mid-Atlantic Association of Teachers of Japanese: Kyoko Vaughan

Virginia Dual Language Educational Network: Beatrix Preusse-Burr

Mid-Atlantic Association of Language Learning Technology: Hope Fitzgerald

National Network for Early Language Learning: Glenda De Hoyos

Global Virginia: Tom Haines


Conference Committee Members

  • Affiliates Liaison: Ruth Ferree
  • Exhibits Coordinator: Paloma Sugg


Note: Need to contact an Executive Board Member or an Advisory Council member for a particular reason? Please feel free to do so using our Contact form. We welcome your comments and suggestions. You can always put your suggestions into action by volunteering for FLAVA as well.


Last Updated: July 26, 2021