Conference History
Year Location Confernce Theme Board Chair Program Chair Assistant Chair Local Chair/ Local Liaison Report Title Editor

1969

Milwaukee, WI

Where from Here?

Anthony Gradisnik

Frank Grittner

Anthony Gradisnik, Frank Grittner

1970

St. Louis, MO

The 70s: Focus on Change

Jermaine Arendt

Jermaine Arendt

Wallace Klein

1971

Detroit, MI

Creativity in the Foreign Language

Frank Grittner

Frank Grittner

Nadia Dostal

1972

Chicago, IL

Student Centered Foreign Language Programs

Pat Castle

Pat Castle

Edwin Cudecki

1973

St. Paul, MN

The Foreign Language Teacher: Present & Future Tense

Lorraine Strasheim

Lorraine Strasheim

Donald Ryberg

Student Motivation and the FL Teacher

Frank Grittner

1974

Milwaukee, WI

Foreign Language Education: A Kaleidoscopic Perspective

Jacqueline Elliott

Jacqueline Elliot

Gertrud Meyer, Anthony Gradisnik

Carrers, Communication and Culture

Frank Grittner

1975

St. Louis, MO

New Challenges, New Opportunities: Foreign Language in a Multi-Ethnic Society

Jermaine Arendt

Jermaine Arendt

Robert Cloos

The Cultural Revolution in FL Teaching

Robert Lafayette

1976

Detroit, MI

Spirit of 76: Freedom to Communicate

Robert Lafayette

Constance Knop

Gertrud Meyer

Nadia Dostal

Teaching for Communication

Renate Schulz

1977

Columbus, OH

Many Learners-Many Styles

Robert Lafayette

Madeline Cooke

Barbara Snyder

Dianne Schobel

Personalizing Foreign Language Instruction

Renate Schulz

1978

Chicago, IL

Futurism & Foreign Languages: Reaching Toward Tomorrow in Today’s Classroom

Robert Lafayette

Carol Ann Pesola

Jermaine Arendt

Sonia de Lama

Teaching for Tomorrow

Reid Baker

1979

Minneapolis, MN

Foreign Language Instruction in the 1980s: Alternatives, Basics, Competencies

Reid Baker

Dianne Schobel

Marty Knorre

Keith Anderson

Teaching the Basics

David Benseler

1980

Milwaukee, WI

New Frontiers in Foreign Language Teaching

Reid Baker

Ortrun Gilbert

Phillip Campana

Eileen Johannsen, Gertrud Meyer

New Frontiers

Maurice Conner

1981

Omaha, NE

Our Global Perspectives: Skills for a Shrinking World

Reid Baker

Patricia Westphal

Rosemarie Van Dyck

Norman Choat, Elvira Garcia

A Global Approach to FL Education

Maurice Conner

1982

Louisville, KY

Fl & ESL: From Monologue to Dialogue

Suzanne Jabe

Howard Altman, Robert Lafayette

Nathan Wolf

ESL & and FL teacher

Allan Garfinkel

1983

St. Louis, MO

Language Learning: Gateway for Growth

Suzanne Jebe

Nile Vernon

Jan Hanish

Susan Walker

Fl Classroom: New Techniques

Allan Garfinkel

1984

Chicago, IL

Communication, Technology, Culture-Tomorrow’s Needs Today

Suzanne Jebe

Karl F. Otto, Jr.

John Shillinger

David Oliver

Strategies for FL Teaching

Patricia Westphal

1985

Kansas City, MO

Focus on Quality: Creative Foreign Language Education

Phillip J. Campana

Jody Thrush

Patrick Raven

Max Klamm

Meeting the Call for Excellence

Patricia Westphal

1986

Milwaukee, WI

Second Language Acquisition: Educating for the 21st Century

Phillip J. Campana

Dave McAlpine

Gale Crouse

Lynn Bolton

Second Lang. Acquisition: Preparing for Tomorrow

Barbara Snyder

1987

Columbus, OH

Foreign Languages: Proficiency, Policy, & Professionalism

Phillip J. Campana

Valorie Babb

Judith Baughin

Diane Ging

Proficiency, Policy and Professionalism

Diane Birckbichler

1988

Denver, CO

Foreign Languages: Focus on the Future

Maurice Connor

Elizabeth Hoffman

Lynn Sandstedt

Toni Theisen

Shaping the Future of FL Education

John Lalande

1989

Nashville, TN

TENN-ESSEntials of Foreign Language

Maurice Connor

William Hatfield

Walter Bartz

Joyce Ward

Defining the Essentials for the FL Classroom

Dave McAlpine

1990

Minneapolis, MN

Twin Issues: Defining the Future & Making it Happen

Valorie S. Babb

Diane Ging

Diane Kessler

Leslie Caye

Realizing the Potential of FL Instruction

Gerard Ervin

1991

Indianapolis, IN

Our National Priorities: Vehicles for Positive Change

Valorie S. Babb

Toni Theisen

Ron Walker

Mary Carr

Focus on the FL Learner

Lorraine Strasheim

1992

Dearborn, MI

Unity Through Diversity

Gale Crouse

Emily Spinelli

Donald Spinelli

Anne Nerenz

Creative Approaches in FL Teaching

William Hatfield

1993

Des Moines, IA

A Celebration of Growth: Dreams Become Reality

Gale Crouse

Susan Walker

Richard Kalfus

Pat Westphal

Visions & Realities in FL Teaching

William Hatfield

1994

Kansas City, MO

Challenges for a New Era

Diane Ging

Mary Carr

Walter Bartz

Dena Bachman

Meeting New Challenges in the FL Classroom

Gale Crouse

1995

Denver, CO (Joint Conf. SWCOLT PNCFL)

Exploring New Frontiers

Diane Ging

Mary Carr, JoAnne Wilson

Kathleen Cook, Michele Shockey, Ann Tollefson

Martie Semmer

Broadening the Frontiers of FL Education

Gale Crouse

1996

Louisville, KY

Equity

David McAlpine

Paul Garcia

Janice A. Sigrist

Rosemary Weddington

Creating Opportunities for Excellence in Language

Emily Spinelli

1997

Columbus, OH

Buidling Community

David McAlpine

Sharon Rapp

Marian Brodman

Deborah “Deke” Hufstader

Building Community through Language Learning

Robert Di Donato

1998

Milwaukee, WI

Celebrating Diversity

Mary M. Carr

Karen Hardy Cardenas

Marsha Klein

Pam Seccombe

Celebrating Diversity in the Language Classroom

Aleidine Moeller

1999

Little Rock, AR

Standards for a New Century

Mary M. Carr

Laura Terrill

Ron Mueller

Janette Edwards

Standards for a New Century

Anne Nerenz

2000

Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

Charting our Future Course

Richard Kalfus

Charles Hancock

Pamm Greene

2001

Indianapolis, IN

Teamwork wins the Race

Richard Kalfus

Tom Alsop

Rosalie Vermette

Cheryl Rich

Teamwork and Foreign Languages

Larbi Oukada, Allan Garfinkel

2002

Kansas City, MO

Sustaining Change

Patrick Raven

Dena Bachman

Kassie Harshman

Donna Siegrist

Sustaining Change: New Directions as Standard Practice

Gale Crouse, Sara Doering, Carter Smith

2003

Minneapolis, MN

Twin Cities, Twin Challenges: Traditional Values and Contemporary Perspectives

Dena Bachman

Phyllis E. VanBuren

Richard Raschio

John Janc

Traditional Values and Contemporary Perspectives in Language Teaching

Karen Hardy Cárdenas, Marsha Klein

2004

Dearborn, MI

Making Connections

Dena Bachman

Anne Nerenz

Geneviève Peden

Marge Mandl

Making Connections: From the Classroom to the World Beyond

Robert Di Donato, Nancy Humbach

2005

Columbus, OH

2005 The Year of Languages

Donna Clementi

Philippa (Piper) Brown Yin

Barbara Andrews

The Year of Languages: Challenges, Changes, and Choices

Peggy Boyles, Paul Sandrock

2006

Chicago, IL

Language & Communities: Integrating Perspectives

Donna Clementi

Vickie Scow

Aleidine Moeller

Earl Thompson

Responding to a New Vision for Teacher Development

Dave McAlpine

2007

Kansas City, MO

Learning Language in a Digital World

Anne Nerenz

Cindy Kendall

Barbara Andrews

Channing Horner

Learning Languages in a Digital World

Aleidine Moeller

2008

Dearborn, MI

Turning Today's Students Into Tomorrow's Stars

Anne Nerenz

Barbara Andrews

Lori Winne

Margrit Zinggeler

Turning Today's Students Into Tomorrow's Stars

Aleidine Moeller

2009

Chicago, IL

Diverse by Design

Steve Brock

Lori Winne

Mary Goodwin

Leann Wilcoxen

Diverse by Design

Carolyn Gascoigne

2010

Minneapolis, MN

2020 Vision for 2010

Steve Brock

Mary Goodwin

Phyllis Farrar

Jan Kittok

2020 Vision for 2010

Carolyne Gascoigne, Melanie Bloom

2011

Indianapolis, IN

All Aboard the 21st Century Express!

Barbara Andrews

Phyllis Farrar

Jill Woerner

Angelika Becker

All Aboard the 21st Century Express!

Tatiana Sildus

2012

Milwaukee, WI

Touch The World

Barbara Andrews

Jill Woerner

Leann Wilcoxen

Bette Brandenburg

Touch The World

Tatiana Sildus

2013

Columbus, OH

MuliTasks, MultiSkills, MultiConnections

Lori Winne

Leann Wilcoxen

Julie Jezuit

Sarah Shackelford

MuliTasks, MultiSkills, MultiConnections

Stephanie Dhonau

2014

St. Louis, MO

Unlock the Gateway to Communication

Lori Winne

Julie Jezuit

Kerisa Baedke

Janice DeNure

Unlock the Gateway to Communication

Stephanie Dhonau

2015

Minneapolis, MN

Learn Languages, Explore Cultures, Transform Lives

Vickie Scow

Kerisa Baedke

Sarah Shackelford

Anita Ratwik

Learn Languages, Explore Cultures, Transform Lives

Aleidine Moeller

2016

Columbus, OH

Fostering Connections, Empowering Communities, Celebrating the World

Mary Goodwin

Sarah Shackelford

Martha Pero Halemba

Martha Castaneda

Fostering Connections, Empowering Communities, Celebrating the World

Aleidine Moeller

2017

Chicago, IL

Performance + Proficiency = Possibilities

Mary Goodwin

Martha Pero Halemba

Terri & David Marlow

Susan C. Johnson

Performance + Proficiency = Possibilities

Julie Foss

2018

Milwaukee, WI

The Power of Language / The Power of People

 

Mary Goodwin

Terri & David Marlow

Linda Havas & Cathy Stresing

TBA

The Power of Language / The Power of People

TBA

Executive History
Year Executive Secretary Execuitve Director

1969 - 1973

Anthony Gradisnik

1974 - 1977

William Clapper

1978 - 1979

Maurice Connor

1980 - 1982

Reuben Peterson

1983 - 1985

Gerard Ervin

1986 - 1988

 

Gerard Ervin

1989 - 1996

 

Jody Thrush

1997 - 1999

 

Rosalie Cheatham

2000 - 2002

 

Diane Ging

2003 - 2018

 

Patrick T. Raven

Award History
Year Simon Award Founders Award

1982

Senator Paul Simon, Illinois

1983

David Roth, Director
Center for Ethnicity and Pluralism, Chicago

1984

Smith Holt, Dean,
Arts & Sciences, Oklahoma State University

1985

Ronald Roskens, President
University of Nebraska System

1986

Edward Scebold, Executive Director,
ACTFL

1987

John Mutz, Lieutenant Governor
Indiana

 

1988

International Consortium of St. Louis,
Dennis Lubeck, Director

Edward D. Allen, OH

1989

Herbert Grover, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Wisconsin

Ortrun Gilbert, TN

1990

Steven Cobb, Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis,
Nashville, TN

Constance K. Knop, WI

1991

Governor Terry E. Branstad,
Iowa

Roma Hoff, WI

1992

S. William Pattis,
National Textbook Co., Illinois

Leon Twarog, OH

1993

J. David Edwards,
Executive Director JNCL-NCLIS

Irene Kraemer, WI

1994

Protase “Woody” Woodford, Director
Foreign Language Testing, Educational Testing Services

Suzanne Jebe, MN

1995

 

Lynn Sandstedt, CO

1996

 

Dorothea Bruschke, MO

1997

 

Emily Spinelli, MI

1998

Randy L. Dewar,
Putnam City Schools, OK

Diane Ging, OH

1999

Gully Sanford, Director Public Affairs,
Denver Center for the Performing Arts

John J. Janc, MN

2000

 

 

2001

Richard Riley
US Secretary of Education

Helene Zimmer-Loew, NJ

2002

Orlo Shroyer,
State Commissioner of Education, MO

Valorie S. Babb, ND

2003

Masayoshi Nagano, President and CEO
Subaru-Isuzu Automotive (SIA), Lafayette, IN

Walter Bartz, IN

2004

3 M Corporation
Minneapolis, MN

David McAlpine, AR

2005

Senator Dick Durbin, IL

Dena Bower Bachman, MO

2006

Elizabeth Burmaster, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Wisconsin

Phillip J. Campana, TN

2007

Senator Richard G. Lugar, IN

Gale Kent Crouse, WI

2008

State Senator Sandra L. Pappas, MN
State Representative Mindy Greiling, MN

Sharon B. Rapp, AR

2009

Michael P. Flanagan
Superintendent, Michigan Deptartment Education

Mary M. Carr, IN

2010

 

Laura Terrill, IN

2011

 

Janice Holter Kittok, MN

2012

Leon Panetta,
US Secretary of Defense

Donna Clementi, WI

2013

Dr. David Benson,
Superintendent, Cedar Rapids, IA

Helena Curtain, WI

Carol Ann Dahlberg, MN

2014

Center for the Study of Global Change  
Indiana University

Jayne E. Abrate, IL

2015

Senator Mark Kirk, IL

Aleidine Moeller, NE

2016

Caterina Blitzer, IN

Anne G. Nerenz, MI

 

CSCTFL Teachers of the Year

YEAR

NAME

STATE

2005

Gisela Nina Holmquist

WI

2006

Gisela Nina Holmquist

WI

2007

Betty Lotterman

MN

2008

Samantha Godden-Chmielowicz

IL

2009

Lisa Lilley

MO *

2010

Martha Pero

OH

2011

Wendy Brownell

MO

2012

Jill Woerner

IN

2013

Linda Egnatz

IL *

2014

Carrie Toth

IL

2015

Deana Zorko

WI

2016

Grant Boulanger

MN

*also ACTFL Teacher of the Year for the next year

 

Complete List of Board of Directors, 1968-present

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

STATE

YEAR

OFFICE

Jayne

Abrate

IL

1996-00

Editor/Central Connection

Edward

Allen

OH

1970-73

Director

Edward

Allen

OH

1973-74

Vice-Chair

Thomas

Alsop

IN

1994-98

Director

Thomas

Alsop

IN

2000-01

Prog. Chair

Howard

Altman

KY

1974-78

Director

Howard

Altman

KY

1980-81

Prog. Co-Chair

Howard

Altman

KY

1981-82

Prog. Co-Chair

Helena

Anderson

WI

1980-84

Director

Keith

Anderson

MN

1978-79

Local  Chair

Elise

André

KY

1982-86

Director

Barbara

Andrews

OH

2004-05

Local Chair

Barbara

Andrews

OH

2006-07

Asst. Prog. Chair

Barbara

Andrews

OH

2007-08

Prog. Chair

Barbara

Andrews

OH

2008-10

Vice-Chair

Barbara

Andrews

OH

2010-12

Chair

Barbara

Andrews

OH

2012-14

Past Chair

Jermaine

Arendt

MN

1968-69

Founder

Jermaine

Arendt

MN

1969-70

Prog. Chair/Chair

Jermaine

Arendt

MN

1970-73

Director

Jermaine

Arendt

MN

1974-75

Chair

Jermaine

Arendt

MN

1975-76

Director

Jermaine

Arendt

MN

1977-78

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Valorie

Babb

ND

1983-86

Director

Valorie

Babb

ND

1986-87

Prog. Chair

Valorie

Babb

ND

1987-89

Vice-Chair

Valorie

Babb

ND

1989-91

Chair

Valorie

Babb

ND

1991-95

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Dena

Bachman

MO

1993-94

Local Chair

Dena

Bachman

MO

1994-98

Director

Dena

Bachman

MO

2001-02

Vice-Chair/Prog. Chair

Dena

Bachman

MO

2002-04

Chair

Kerisa

Baedke

IA

2010-13

Director

Kerisa

Baedke

IA

2013-14

Asst. Prog. Chair

Kerisa

Baedke

IA

2014-15

Prog. Chair

Reid

Baker

OH

1973-77

Director

Reid

Baker

OH

1978-81

Chair

Walter

Bartz

IN

1984-86

Director

Walter

Bartz

IN

1988-89

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Walter

Bartz

IN

1993-94

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Judith

Baughin

OH

1986-87

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Angelika

Becker

IN

2010-11

Local Chair

David

Benseler

OH

1979-82

Director

Rosemarie

Benya

OK

1987-88

Director

Luz

Berd

IL

1990-92

Rec. Sec.

Gaelle

Berg

MN

2009-11

Director

Diane

Birckbichler

OH

1987-91

Director

O. Lynn

Bolton

WI

1985-86

Local Chair

O. Lynn

Bolton

WI

1986-90

Rec. Sec.

Leon

Book

MO

1988-92

Director

Lewis

Bosworth

WI

1982-86

Rec. Sec.

Todd

Bowen

IL

2008-12

Director

Peggy 

Boyles

OK

1996-00

Rec. Sec.

Bette

Brandenburg

WI

2002-06

Director

Bette

Brandenburg

WI

2011-12

Local Chair

Stephen

Brock

NE

2003-06

Director

Stephen

Brock

NE

2006-08

Vice-Chair

Stephen

Brock

NE

2008-10

Chair

Stephen

Brock

NE

2010-12

Past Chair

Marian

Brodman

AR

1996-97

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Dorothea

Bruschke

MO

1990-94

Director

Brigid

Burke

OH

2012-16

Director

Phillip

Campana

TN

1979-80

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Phillip

Campana

TN

1981-84

Director

Phillip

Campana

TN

1984-87

Chair

Phillip

Campana

TN

1985-86

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Phillip

Campana

TN

1991-94

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Karen Hardy

Cárdenas

SD

1992-96

Rec. Sec.

Karen Hardy

Cárdenas

SD

1997-98

Prog. Chair

Helen

Carney

OK

1972-74

Director

Helen

Carney

OK

1974-75

Rec. Sec.

Helen

Carney

OK

1975-76

Director

Mary

Carr

IN

1990-91

Local Chair

Mary

Carr

IN

1993-94

Prog. Chair

Mary

Carr

IN

1994-95

Prog. Co-Chair

Mary

Carr

IN

1995-97

Vice-Chair

Mary

Carr

IN

1997-99

Chair

Patricia

Castle

IL

1970-71

Director

Patricia

Castle

IL

1971-72

Chair/Prog. Chair

Leslie 

Caye

MN

1989-90

Local Chair

Leslie 

Caye

MN

1991-94

Director

Walter

Chatfield

IA

1979-83

Director

Rosalie

Cheatham

AR

1996-99

Exec. Dir.

Norman

Choat

NE

1980-81

Local Co-Chair

Norman

Choat

NE

1985-89

Director

William 

Clapper

MO

1970-73

Director

William 

Clapper

VA

1973-77

Exec. Sec.

Donna

Clementi

WI

2000-02

Director

Donna

Clementi

WI

2002-04

Vice-Chair

Donna

Clementi

WI

2004-06

Chair

Donna

Clementi

WI

2006-08

Past Chair

Maurice

Conner

NE

1976-77

Exec. Sec. Elect

Maurice

Conner

NE

1977-79

Exec. Sec.

Maurice

Conner

NE

1984-87

Vice-Chair

Maurice

Conner

NE

1987-89

Chair

Kathleen

Cook

CO

1993-94

Director

Kathleen

Cook

CO

1994-95

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Kathleen

Cook

CO

1995-97

Director

Madeline

Cooke

OH

1974-76

Director

Madeline

Cooke

OH

1976-77

Prog.  Chair

Madeline

Cooke

OH

1977-78

Director

Gale

Crouse

SD

1985-86

Asst. Prog.  Ch.

Gale

Crouse

SD

1986-89

Director

Gale

Crouse

WI

1989-91

Vice-Chair

Gale

Crouse

WI

1991-93

Chair

Edwin

Cudecki

IL

1971-72

Local Chair

Edwin

Cudecki

IL

1972-74

Director

James

Davidheiser

TN

1992-96

Director

Sonia 

de Lama

IL

1977-78

Local  Chair

Stephanie

Dhonau

AR

2006-11

Director

Nadia

Dostal

MI

1970-75

Director

Nadia

Dostal

MI

1975-76

Local  Chair

Janette

Edwards

AR

1998-99

Local Chair

Patricia

Egan

IL

1975-78

Director

Jacqueline

Elliott

TN

1968-69

Founder

Jacqueline

Elliott

TN

1969-70

Director

Jacqueline

Elliott

TN

1970-71

Vice-Chair

Jacqueline

Elliott

TN

1973-74

Chair

Jacqueline

Elliott

TN

1974-75

Director

Richard

Emch

OH

2016-18

Rec. Sec.

Gerard

Ervin

OH

1982-88

Exec. Sec.

Phyllis

Farrar

KS

2009-10

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Phyllis

Farrar

KS

2010-11

Prog. Chair

Phyllis

Farrar

KS

2011-15

Director

Percy

Fearing

MN

1968-69

Founder

Percy

Fearing

MN

1969-70

Director

James

Ford

AR

1977-81

Director

Judith 

Fowlkes

OH

2001-05

Director

Elvira

García

NE

1979-80

Director

Elvira

García

NE

1980-81

Local Co-Chair

Elvira

García

NE

1981-84

Vice-Chair

Paul

García

MO

1995-96

Prog. Chair

Alan

Garfinkel

IN

1990-94

Director

Ortrun

Gilbert

TN

1976-79

Director

Ortrun

Gilbert

TN

1979-80

Prog.  Chair

Ortrun

Gilbert

TN

1980-81

Director

Diane

Ging

OH

1986-87

Local Chair

Diane

Ging

OH

1988-89

Director

Diane

Ging

OH

1989-90

Prog. Chair

Diane

Ging

OH

1991-93

Vice-Chair

Diane

Ging

OH

1993-95

Chair

Diane

Ging

OH

1999-02

Exec. Dir.

Samantha

Godden-Chimielowicz

IL

2009-13

Director

Mary

Goodwin

OH

2007-08

Director

Mary

Goodwin

OH

2008-09

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Mary

Goodwin

OH

2009-10

Prog. Chair

Mary

Goodwin

OH

2010-14

Director

Mary

Goodwin

OH

2014-15

Vice-Chair

Mary

Goodwin

OH

2015-18

Chair

Kyle

Gorden

WI

2001-05

Director

Marilyn

Gordon

NE

1989-94

Director

Anthony

Gradisnik

WI

1968-69

Founder

Anthony

Gradisnik

WI

1968-69

Prog. Chair/Local Co-Chair

Anthony

Gradisnik

WI

1968-71

Sec. Treas.

Anthony

Gradisnik

WI

1971-73

Exec. Sec.

Anthony

Gradisnik

WI

1973-74

Director

Pamm

Greene

OH

1994-99

Director

Pamm

Greene

OH

1999-00

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Frank

Grittner

WI

1968-69

Founder

Frank

Grittner

WI

1968-69

Asst. Prog. Chair/Local Co-Chair

Frank

Grittner

WI

1969-70

Director

Frank

Grittner

WI

1970-71

Chair/Prog. Chair

Frank

Grittner

WI

1971-75

Director

Marcia

Hallock

MN

1976-80

Director

Charles

Hancock

OH

1999-00

Prog. Chair

Jan

Hanish

IA

1982-83

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Kassie

Harshman

MO

2001-02

Asst. Prog. Ch.

William 

Hatfield

IN

1981-85

Director

William 

Hatfield

IN

1988-89

Prog. Chair

Linda

Havas

WI

2016-17

Director

Linda

Havas

WI

2017-18

2018 Asst. Prog. Co-Chair

Linda

Havas

WI

2018-19

2019 Prog. Co-Chair

Linda

Havas

WI

2019-20

Director

Paul

Hoekstra

IA

1991-95

Director

Paul

Hoff

WI

1996-00

Director

Elizabeth

Hoffman

NE

1981-82

Director

Elizabeth

Hoffman

NE

1982-83

Director

Elizabeth

Hoffman

NE

1984-87

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Elizabeth

Hoffman

NE

1987-88

Prog. Chair

Channing

Horner

MO

2005-06

Director

Channing

Horner

MO

2006-07

Local Chair

Channing

Horner

MO

2007-09

Director

Kristin

Hoyt

IN

2005-06

Director

Deborah

Hufstader

OH

1996-97

Local Chair

John

Janc

MN

2000-01

Director

John

Janc

MN

2002-03

Local Chair

Suzanne

Jebe

MN

1979-81

Director

Suzanne

Jebe

MN

1981-84

Chair

Suzanne

Jebe

MN

1987-90

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Julie

Jezuit

IL

2012-13

Asst. Prog. Chair

Julie

Jezuit

IL

2013-14

Prog. Chair

Julie

Jezuit

IL

2014-16

Director

Eileen

Johannsen

WI

1977-79

Director

Eileen

Johannsen

WI

1979-80

Local Co-Chair

Eileen

Johannsen

WI

1980-81

Director

Jason

Jolley

MO

2015-19

Director

Richard

Kalfus

MO

1992-93

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Richard

Kalfus

MO

1993-97

Director

Richard

Kalfus

MO

1997-99

Vice-Chair

Richard

Kalfus

MO

1999-01

Chair

Richard

Kalfus

MO

2001-03

Past Chair

Cindy

Kendall

MI

2005-07

Prog. Chair

Diane

Kessler

MN

1989-90

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Gilbert

Kettlekamp

IL

1968-69

Founder

Gilbert 

Kettlekamp

IL

1969-72

Director

Janice

Kittok

MN

2009-10

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Charles

Kirk

OH

1968-69

Founder

Charles

Kirk

OH

1969-70

Director

Max

Klamm

KS

1984-85

Local Chair

Marsha

Klein

SD

1997-98

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Wallace

Klein

MO

1969-70

Local Chair

Wallace

Klein

MO

1970-71

Director

Lloyd 

Klinedinst

MO

1974-75

Director

Lloyd 

Klinedinst

MO

1975-78

Vice-Chair

Constance

Knop

WI

1975-76

Prog.  Chair

Constance

Knop

WI

1976-79

Director

Marty

Knorre

OH

1978-79

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Marty

Knorre

OH

1979-83

NFMLTA Delegate

S. R. 

Lacher

ND

1978-82

Director

Robert

Lafayette

IN

1971-72

Director

Robert

Lafayette

IN

1972-73

Vice-Chair

Robert

Lafayette

IN

1973-74

Director

Robert

Lafayette

IN

1975-78

Chair

Robert

Lafayette

IN

1980-82

Prog. Co-Chair

Dale

Lange

MN

1974-75

Vice-Chair

Lisa

Lilley

MO

2011-15

Director

Christopher

Luke

IN

2006-08

Director

Carrol

Lund

MO

2006-10

Director

Alan

Lytle

AR

2013-15

Director

Wallace

Magoon

IN

1968-69

Founder

Wallace

Magoon

IN

1969-72

Director

Marge

Mandl

MI

2003-04

Local Chair

Emily Serafa

Manschot

MI

2004-06

Rec. Sec.

Terri & David

Marlow

OH

2015-17

Asst. Prog. Co-Chairs

Terri & David

Marlow

OH

2017-18

Program Co-Chairs

Linda

Mayer

CO

2006-08

Director

David

McAlpine

IA

1983-85

Director

David

McAlpine

IA

1985-86

Prog. Chair

David

McAlpine

IA

1989-93

Director

David

McAlpine

IA

1993-95

Vice-Chair

David

McAlpine

AR

1995-97

Chair

Millie

Mellgren

MI

2000-03

Central Connection Editor

Gertrud

Meyer

WI

1973-75

Director

Gertrud

Meyer

WI

1975-76

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Gertrud

Meyer

WI

1976-77

Director

Gertrud

Meyer

WI

1979-80

Local Co-Chair

Aleidine

Moeller

NE

2005-06

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Ron 

Mueller

MO

1998-99

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Wahneta

Mullen

IN

1970-72

Director

Wahneta

Mullen

IN

1972-74

Rec. Sec.

Anne

Nerenz

MI

1991-92

Local Chair

Anne

Nerenz

MI

2000-03

Director

Anne

Nerenz

MI

2003-04

Prog. Chair

Anne

Nerenz

MI

2004-06

Vice-Chair

Anne

Nerenz

MI

2006-08

Chair

Anne

Nerenz

MI

2008-10

Past Chair

Anne

Nerenz

MI

2011-13

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Mel 

Nielson

NE

1975-79

NFMLTA Delegate

Laura

Nork

MI

2006-08

Rec. Secretary

David

Oliver

IL

1979-83

Director

David

Oliver

IL

1983-84

Local Chair

Barbara

Ort

MI

1968-69

Founder

Barbara

Ort

MI

1969-70

Vice-Chair

Barbara

Ort

MI

1970-73

Director

Karl

Otto, Jr.

IL

1983-84

Prog. Chair

Karl

Otto, Jr.

IL

1984-86

Director

Lynn

Overesch-Maister

KS

2000-02

Rec. Sec.

Lynn

Overesch-Maister

KS

2002-04

Director

J. Henry

Owens

MI

1968-69

Founder

J. Henry

Owens

MI

1969-72

Director

Oscar

Ozete

IN

1996-00

Director

Richard

Payne

MO

1968-69

Founder

Richard

Payne

MO

1969-70

Director

Geneviève

Peden

MI

2003-04

Asst. Prog. Chair

Sarah

Percival

NE

2014-16

Rec. Sec.

Martha

Pero Halemba

OH

2014-16

Asst. Prog. Chair

Martha

Pero Halemba

OH

2016-17

Prog. Chair

Martha

Pero Halemba

OH

2016-18

Vice-Chair

Martha

Pero Halemba

OH

2018-20

Chair

Carol Ann

Pesola

MN

1972-76

Director

Carol Ann

Pesola

MN

1977-78

Prog. Chair

Carol Ann

Pesola

MN

1978-81

Vice-Chair

Barbara

Peterson

IA

1993-97

Director

Reuben

Peterson

SD

1978-79

Exec. Sec. Elect

Reuben

Peterson

SD

1979-82

Exec. Sec.

Arno

Preller

CO

1975-78

Director

Barbara

Ransford

AR

2002-06

Director

Sharon

Rapp

AR

1996-97

Prog. Chair

Sharon

Rapp

AR

1998-02

Director

Richard

Raschio

MN

2002-03

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Patrick

Raven

WI

1984-85

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Patrick

Raven

WI

1986-90

Director

Patrick

Raven

WI

1995-99

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Patrick

Raven

WI

1999-01

Vice-Chair

Patrick

Raven

WI

2001-02

Chair

Patrick

Raven

WI

2002-18

Exec. Dir.

Sue

Reynolds

TN

1973-77

Director

Cheryl

Rich

IN

2000-01

Local Chair

Cheryl

Rich

IN

2004-07

Director

Karen

Robinson

NE

2008-10

Rec. Sec.

Donald

Ryberg

MN

1972-73

Local Chair

Paul

Sandrock

WI

1995-99

Director

Paul

Sandrock

WI

1999-02

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Lynn

Sandstedt

CO

1987-88

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Thomas

Sauer

KY

2007-10

Director

John

Schillinger

OK

1983-84

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Dianne

Schobel

OH

1976-77

Local  Chair

Dianne

Schobel

OH

1977-78

Director

Dianne

Schobel

OH

1978-79

Prog.  Chair

Dianne

Schobel

OH

1979-81

Director

Renate

Schulz

AR

1977-78

Director

Vickie

Scow

NE

2002-05

Director

Vickie

Scow

NE

2005-06

Prog. Chair

Vickie

Scow

NE

2006-10

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Vickie

Scow

NE

2012-14

Vice-Chair

Vickie

Scow

NE

2014-15

Chair

Pamela

Seccombe

WI

1997-98

Local Chair

Pamela

Seccombe

WI

1998-02

Director

H. Ned

Seelye

IL

1974-77

Director

Martie

Semmer

CO

1994-95

Local Chair

Martie

Semmer

CO

1997-01

Director

Sarah

Shackelford

OH

2012-13

Local Chair

Sarah

Shackelford

OH

2013-15

Asst. Prog. Chair

Sarah

Shackelford

OH

2015-16

Prog. Chair

Sarah

Shackelford

OH

2016-18

Director

J. Thomas

Shaw

WI

1968-69

Founder

J. Thomas

Shaw

WI

1969-73

Director

Donna

Siegrist

MO

2001-02

Local Chair

Donna

Siegrist

MO

2002-04

Rec. Sec.

Janice

Sigrist

MO

1995-96

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Tatiana

Sildus

KS

2006-10

Director

Barbara

Snyder

OH

1976-77

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Barbara

Snyder

OH

1982-85

Director

Donald

Spinelli

MI

1991-92

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Emily 

Spinelli

MI

1989-91

Director

Emily 

Spinelli

MI

1991-92

Prog. Chair

Emily

Spinelli

MI

1992-93

Director

Rosa

Stein

MO

1998-00

Director

Florence 

Steiner

IL

1971-74

Director

Lorraine

Strasheim

IN

1968-69

Founder

Lorraine

Strasheim

IN

1969-72

Rec. Sec.

Lorraine

Strasheim

IN

1972-73

Chair/Prog. Chair

Lorraine

Strasheim

IN

1973-74

Director

Cathy

Stresing

WI

2016-18

2018 Assist. Prog. Co-Chair

Cathy

Stresing

WI

2018-19

2019 Prog. Co-Chair

Laura 

Terrill

MO

1994-98

Director

Laura 

Terrill

MO

1998-99

Prog. Chair

Laura

Terrill

MO

2003-06

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Toni

Theisen

CO

1987-88

Local Chair

Toni

Theisen

CO

1989-90

Director

Toni

Theisen

CO

1990-91

Prog. Chair

Toni

Theisen

CO

1991-93

Director

Earl

Thompson

IL

2001-05

Director

Earl

Thompson

IL

2005-06

Local Chair

Mary

Thrond

ND

2015-17

Director

Jody

Thrush

WI

1984-85

Prog. Chair

Jody

Thrush

WI

1988-96

Exec. Dir.

Marie

Trayer

NE

1999-03

Director

Albert

Turner

IL

1968-69

Founder

Albert

Turner

IL

1969-71

Director

Albert

Turner

IL

1971-72

Vice-Chair

Patricia Egan

Turner

IL

1978-79

Director

Albert

Valdman

IN

1978-82

Director

Phyllis

Van Buren

MN

2000-02

Director

Phyllis

Van Buren

MN

2002-03

Prog. Chair

Rosemarie

Van Dyck

IA

1980-81

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Jacqueline Bott

Van Houten

KY

2004-08

Director

Rosalie

Vermette

IN

2000-01

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Nile

Vernon

IA

1982-83

Prog. Chair

Nile

Vernon

IA

1983-86

Director

Rhonda

von Werder

IN

2008-12

Director

Ron

Walker

CO

1990-91

Asst. Prog. Ch.

Susan

Walker

MO

1982-83

Local Chair

Susan

Walker

MO

1984-88

Director

Susan

Walker

MO

1992-93

Prog. Chair

Joyce 

Ward

TN

1988-89

Local Chair

Sharon

Watts

NE

1992-96

Central Connection Editor

Richard

Weber

KY

1997-01

Director

Rosie

Weddington

KY

1995-96

Local Chair

Patricia

Westphal

IA

1976-80

Director

Patricia

Westphal

IA

1980-81

Prog. Chair

Patricia

Westphal

IA

1992-93

Local Chair

Leann

Wilcoxen

IL

2005-08

Director

Leann

Wilcoxen

IL

2008-09

Local Chair

Leann

Wilcoxen

IL

2011-12

Asst. Program Chair

Leann

Wilcoxen

IL

2012-13

Program Chair

Bartlett

Wilkerson

MO

1972-76

Director

Elizabeth

Williamson

IN

1986-90

Director

JoAnne

Wilson

MI

1985-89

Director

JoAnne

Wilson

MI

1994-95

Prog. Co-Chair

Lori

Winne

OH

2007-08

Asst. Prog. Chair

Lori

Winne

OH

2008-09

Prog. Chair

Lori

Winne

OH

2010-12

Vice-Chair

Lori

Winne

OH

2012-14

Chair

Lori

Winne

OH

2014-16

CSCTFL Delegate to ACTFL

Jill

Woerner

IN

2009-10

Director

Jill

Woerner

IN

2010-11

Asst. Prog. Chair

Jill

Woerner

IN

2011-12

Prog. Chair

Jill

Woerner

IN

2012-13

Director

Alice

Wolf

KS

1985-89

Director

Nathan

Wolf

IN

1981-82

Local Chair

Philippa Brown

Yin

OH

2004-05

Prog. Chair

Margrit

Zinggeler

MI

2007-08

Local Chair